History seminars at the IHR

Voluntary Action History

This seminar series is organised by the Committee of the Voluntary Action History Society (VAHS). VAHS aims to advance the historical understanding and analysis of voluntary action through seminars, occasional conferences and symposia. Please see http://www.vahs.org.uk for further information.

Convenor: Michael Nelles MDRNelles@live.co.uk

Co-conveners:  Cait Beaumont (London South Bank University), Kerrie Holloway (Queen Mary, University of London) Sarah Lloyd (University of Hertfordshire), Kevin O’Sullivan (National University of Ireland, Galway), Alison Penn (Open University), Bob Snape (University of Bolton),  Megan Webber (University of Hertfordshire), Brenda Weeden (Campaign for Voluntary Sector Archives),  Meta Zimmeck (Practical Wisdom R2Z) 


Venue: Room 304, 3rd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House

Time: Monday 5.30pm

Some podcasts from this Seminar are available online

Autumn Term 2014
DateSeminar details
27 October Learning from Britain's development NGOs: a case study of Oxfam's Education Department during the Development Decades 1960-1980

Don Harrison, University of Bristol

24 November Historicizing Citizenship in Cold War Britain: Obligations, Voluntary Action, and Exclusion

Dr Matthew Grant, University of Essex

8 December Unexplored Riches in Medical History at The Children's Society

Janine Stanford, The Children’s Society