In this lecture, Dr Frank Prochaska offers a historical perspective on government and societal attitudes towards charity and philanthropy.
Dr Prochaska is an historian of modern Britain and the author of a number of critically acclaimed books. He is a member of Somerville and Wolfson Colleges, Oxford, an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Historical Research, University of London, and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.
The lecture was delivered at the Charity Commission’s annual public meeting in September 2014. This is the first in a series of Charity Commission lectures presented by distinguished historians and experts with independent views.
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