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VSSN Day seminar - call for papers

Dear all,Open University Business School is hosting the next VSSN Day Conference on Thursday 23rd November on the theme of leadership in the voluntary sector. We warmly welcome proposals for papers or presentations - the ...

James.Rees 15th Aug 2017

Supporting civil society organisations to deliver insights and impact from data: an ESRC and UK Data Service workshop

Are you a professional working in a civil society organisation that collects administrative or evaluation data and are charged with overseeing strategy and campaigns, reporting and campaigns? Are you interested in improving the way your ...

Gillian Meadows 3rd Aug 2017

Voluntary Sector Review volume 8, number 2 out now!

***Apologies for cross-posting***The latest issue of Voluntary Sector Review (vol. 8, no.2) is out now!Our FREE article for July is:Is this a new golden age of philanthropy? An assessment of the changing landscape<https://doi.org/10.1332/204080516X14722016138829>Author: Ferris, James ...

Phylicia Ulibarri-Eglite 27th Jul 2017

PhD studentship - foundations & engaged philanthropy

Dear colleagues,I hope this email finds you well.The Centre for the Study of Philanthropy & Public Good is inviting applications for a fully funded PhD studentship (EU/UK fees plus stipend at RCUK level) on the ...

Tobias Jung 25th Jul 2017

Select Committee on Citizenship & Civic Engagement: Call for evidence

The Select Committee on Citizenship & Civic Engagement has published its Call for evidence: http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/lords-select/citizenship-civic-engagement/news-parliament-2017/select-committee-on-citizenship-and-civic-engagement-publishes-call-for-evidence-/The deadline for evidence is 8th September.The questions asked are:1. What does citizenship and civic engagement mean in the 21st century? ...

Karl Wilding 25th Jul 2017

JOB ADVERT: research fellow, third sector research centre, Birmingham

With apologies for cross-posting, this advertisement for a part-time quantitative role at TSRC may be of interest to list members. Please draw to the attention of early-career researchers. http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BCV968/research-fellow-third-sector-research-centre/Further details follow below. I am happy ...

John Mohan 21st Jul 2017

FREE Video Resources - Better Fundraising for a Better World

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Be Inspired Films 12th Jul 2017

UK Society for Co-op Studies Conference Sep 2017

UK Society for Co-operative Studies 50th Anniversary ConferenceTHE CO-OPERATIVE COMMON WEALTHMain conference 2-3 SeptemberColloquium 1 SeptemberNewcastle Business School, Northumbria University, Newcastle Upon TyneThis anniversary conference looks at the broad concept of ‘common wealth’, which requires ...

John Maddocks 12th Jul 2017

Bursaries for DPS methods training on Sept 18th

Dynamic Pattern Synthesis (DPS) : a one day methods summer schoolMonday 18th September, 2017Falmer Campus, University of Brighton, Brighton BN1 9 PH. UK10.00am to 4.00pmCost: £92.00. Full bursary applications open until July 14th at: goo.gl/rtguLH ...

Phil Haynes 11th Jul 2017

research post, third sector research centre, Birmingham

With apologies for cross-posting, this advertisement for a part-time quantitative role at TSRC may be of interest to list members. Please draw to the attention of early-career researchers. http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BCH938/research-fellow/Further details follow below. I am happy ...

John Mohan 7th Jul 2017