Voluntary Action History

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

Time: Mondays 17:30

Convener: Andrew Jones: andrewjamesjones@outlook.com

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 2018
DateSeminar details
29 October
18:00
The past, present and future of charity archives
Meg Venter (The National Archives)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

12 November
18:00
Social Founders: stories, history and legacy of some of the many wonderful founders who created the Voluntary Sector we know today
Caroline Diehl MBE (Social Founder Network/Media Trust)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

26 November
18:00
The Big Society in the First World War
Sean Creighton (Independent historian, British black history, slavery and abolition, 18th Century, labour, radical movements, and sport and culture)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

10 December
18:00
Jonathan Dimbleby's Unknown Famine: Television, Humanitarianism and Politics in Britain
Andrew Jones (University of Warwick)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

Spring Term 2019
DateSeminar details
21 January
17:30
Voluntary Action History Seminar: TBC
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

4 February
17:30
Voluntary Action History Seminar: TBC
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

18 February
17:30
Voluntary Action History Seminar: TBC
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

4 March
17:30
The History of Food Banks
Alex Murdoch (London South Bank University)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

18 March
17:30
Voluntary Action History Seminar: TBC
Mel Wright
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

Summer Term 2019
DateSeminar details
29 April
17:30
Voluntary Action History Seminar: TBC
Peter Grant (City University)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

13 May
17:30
Voluntary Action History Seminar: TBC
Michael Nelles
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

27 May
17:30
Voluntary Action History Seminar: TBC
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

10 June
17:30
Beyond ‘sympathy and pious resolutions’: The Association/United Association of Ex-Naval and Military Civil Servants’ campaign for pension rights, 1903-1931
Meta Zimmeck (Practical Wisdom R2Z)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR