Past seminars

Seminar podcasts

30 January 2012
Gareth Millward (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)
Disability and Voluntarism in British Policymaking
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10 October 2011
Sarah Flew (Open University)
Two Tier Philanthropy: The Philanthropists who Funded the Bishop of London’s Fund and the Work that Fund Financed, 1863-1914
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20 June 2011
George Campbell Gosling (Oxford Brookes University)
For the Sick Poor? Payment and Philanthropy in the pre-NHS voluntary hospital system, c.1900-1948
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14 March 2011
Raluca Musat
Transforming the Peasant: Mind, Body and Soul. Student Volunteers in Rural Romania, 1934-1938

14 February 2011
Charles Smith (University of Loughborough)
Gay NGOs and the formation of a ‘gay community’ in England, 1967-1985

25 October 2010
Eve Colpus (University of Oxford)
The geography of the matter: transnationalism and interwar British women’s philanthropy

23 January 2010
Oliver Blaiklock (IHR)
On the development of the Citizens Advice Bureau

23 November 2009
Elizabeth Harvey (UCL)
Fashioning Mothers of the Next Generation: Philanthropy in Birmingham and Sydney, 1860-1914

28 September 2009
Lynsey Cullen (Oxford Brookes University)
The First Lady Almoner: The Appointment, Position and Findings of Miss Mary Stewart at the Royal Free Hospital, 1895-1899Powerpoint slides

Ealier seminars not available as podcasts include:

15 June 2009
Stephen Soanes (University of Warwick)
‘Half-way Homes’: The Geographical Distribution of Voluntary Mental After-Care Charity in Relation to Public English Asylums, 1879-1939

18 May 2009
Bridget Yates (University of Gloucester)
“Treasuring things of the least”: Volunteer-rum Village Museums in England in the 1920s and 1930s

27 April 2009
George Campbell Gosling (Oxford Brookes University)
“Towards Unification”? The Hospital Contributory Scheme Problem in Bristol before 1948

13 October 2008
Ruth Davidson (Royal Holloway)
Women’s Health, Educational and Welfare work in Inter War Surrey

26 February 2008
Georgina Brewis (University of East London)
‘Fill full the mouth of famine’: Voluntary action in famine relief in India 1877-1900

17 March 2007
Eliza Filby (IHR)

‘Two nations, One Church?’ The Church of England, the welfare state and voluntarism under Thatcher