The last SocNet98 coordinators meeting took place between 16 and 19 October 2018 at Humak University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki.
We than thanks Sari Hoyla and her colleagues from Humak University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki for their warm welcome and the preparing, organising and hosting this meeting.
It was a great place to celebrate our 20th anniversary and look into the further future.
Organised by ESWRA – European Social Work Research Association, the 9th ECSWR – European Conference for Social Work Research will take place from 10 to 12 April 2019 in Leuven. Hosts are the KU Leuven, the University of Antwerp and Ghent University.
The Conference follows the theme “Social work research, practice and core values of human rights and social justice in a changing welfare society”.
Find further information on the conference web page
The EASSW – European Association of Schools of Social work holds its 2019 conference under the theme “Meanings of Quality of Social Work Education in a Changing Europe”.
The conference will take place in Madrid, Spain, at Universidad Complutense de Madrid from 4 – 7 June 2019.
Find out more at the EASSW conference webpage here.
In 2018, the four SocNet98 International Universities Weeks took place between 16 and 20 April 2018 in:
England: Bournemouth University
Topic: Contemporary Social Work Practice
Program of the IUW 2018 in Bournemouth
Norway: University College of South-East Norway, Porsgrunn
Topic: Activity and Culture in Social Work
Webpage of the IUW 2018 in Porsgrunn
Germany (1/2): Hochschule Bremen, School of Social Work
Topic: Social Work and Human Rights
Webpage of the IUW 2018 in Bremen
Germany (2/2):Ernst Abbe Hochschule Jena, Faculty of Social Work
Topic: Diversity, Innovation and Standards in European Social Work
Webpage of the IUW 2018 in Jena
The IFSW – International Federation of Social Workers – has published a statement on the interference of Donald Trump’s policies with the standards of human and social rights.
Find out more at the IFSW webpage here.
The next Joint Social Work, Education and Social Development Conference is announced for the 4th to 7th July 2018 in Dublin.
This global conference is organised on behalf of the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW), the International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW) and the International Council on Social Welfare (ICSW).
It follows the theme “Environmental and Community Sustainability – Human Solutions in Evolving Society”.
Find out more at the SWSD2018 webpage here.
Organised by ESWRA – European Social Work Research Association, the 8th ECSWR – European Conference for Social Work Research will take place from 18th to 20th April 2018 at the School of Social Work of Edinburgh University.
The Conference follows the theme “Social Work in Transition: Challenges for Social Work Research in a Changing Local and Global World”.
Find further information on the Conference web page