Making Connections

Originally posted on the VAHS blog as Making Connections: From Transnational Histories to Epistemic Communities on 29 October 2012 It has been nearly a year now since the Voluntary Action History Society put out a call for expressions of interest in forming a new informal international network. The idea was to bring together researchers working on …

Transnational Histories

Written with Professor Melanie Oppenheimer of Flinders University, Australia and originally posted on the VAHS blog as Transnational Histories of Voluntary Action on 9 January 2012 In 1989 Francis Fukuyama declared the ‘end of history’ was underway. The fall of the Berlin Wall had marked the end of the fundamental clash of ideas that had defined modern history. Liberal …