Voluntary Action History

Venue: Room N304, 3rd floor, IHR, North Block, Senate House

Time: Mondays 17:30

Convener: Colin Rochester : cirochester@macace.net

Co-conveners: Cait Beaumont (London South Bank University), Kerrie Holloway (Queen Mary University of London), Lester Hillman (University of Greenwich),  Mary Clare Martin (University of Greenwich), Alison Penn (Open University), Bill Rushbrooke (University of Bolton), Bob Snape (University of Bolton), Megan Webber (University of Hertfordshire), Meta Zimmeck (Practical Wisdom R2Z)

Autumn Term 2017
DateSeminar details
23 October
18:00
Richard Titmuss and Voluntary Action: From Problems of Social Policy to The Gift Relationship.
John Stewart (Glasgow Caledonian University)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

6 November
18:00
Witness Seminar: Working with voluntary organisations since 1975
Shirley Otto (Independent Researcher)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

20 November
18:00
Salvage Stewards: Promoting Recycling in the Second World War
Henry Irving (Leeds Becket University)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

4 December
18:00
Cloudesley: 500 years of Charity in Islington
Cathy Ross
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

Spring Term 2018
DateSeminar details
15 January
18:00
Invisibility and Infamy: exploring the history of fundraising in the UK
Beth Breeze (University of Kent)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

29 January
18:00
Building bridges of trust: child transports from Finland to Sweden during WWII
Ann Nehlin (University of Stockholm)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

12 February
18:00
The first charity shops? Salvation Army and Red Cross stores (1890s-1910s)
Marjorie Gerhardt (University of Reading)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

26 February
18:00
Making history: stories of brilliant founders in the voluntary sector.
Caroline Diehl (Social Founders Network)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

14 March
18:00
TBC
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR