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Video journal: Latest Human Rights News in Europe: 12 December 2014

14 December 2014

Video journal: Latest Human Rights News in Europe: 12 December 2014In this edition of the Video Journal:
  • Torture and secret prisons in Europe: the US Senate confirms Council of Europe findings
  • Committee of Ministers urges US moratorium on the death penalty
  • Gender Mainstreaming in Georgian Politics

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New book in Portuguese "Social Work Services- Theory and Practice"

12 December 2014

New book in Portuguese  Read more here

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Welfare state in crisis: Challenges and prospects for Social Work

11 December 2014

Welfare state in crisis: Challenges and prospects for Social WorkOn 7 and 8 November, 2014, the 1st Post– Qualifying Symposium in Social Work with International Participation was held in Athens. The title of the Symposium was "Welfare state in crisis: Challenges and prospects for Social Work” and took place at the Conference Centre of the Technol...

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Highly cited articles from each title free to read online

05 December 2014

Highly cited articles from each title free to read online Find more information here.

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Social Dialogue online: Volume 9 online now

29 November 2014

Social Dialogue online: Volume 9 online nowSocial Dialogue online: Volume 9 is officially launched on November 27, 2014. This volume is based on the topic "Disability" and the Guest Editor is one of IASSW Board members Prof. Darja Zavirsek. The issue contains articles written by our social workers from all over the world.
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World Social Work Day March 17th 2015: Global Agenda Theme: Promoting the dignity and worth of persons. Call for video clips!:

16 November 2014

This is the fourth year that we are encouraging you to participate in a joint European action on World Social Work Day using social media. This year we are inviting all European countries to participate. It is easy: you just record a short clip and send to the EASSW (see specific instructions in the...

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Welcome to SDSN’s October Newsletter!

04 November 2014

Welcome to SDSN’s October Newsletter!UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network
Newsletter – October 31, 2014
The SDSN mobilizes scientific and technical expertise in support of sustainable development problem solving...

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IASSW project financing

03 November 2014

Dear colleagues,

Let me remind you that IASSW annually invites proposals for projects, designed to advance social work education internationally.
Grants of up to US $4.000 are available for proposals submitted by IASSW members that can be expected to contribute to the implemen...

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EASSW and IASSW Presidents met with UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

22 October 2014

EASSW and IASSW Presidents met with UN Office for Disaster Risk ReductionUN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
EASSW President Susan Lawrence and IASSW President Vimla Nadkarni met with UNISDR Chief, Margareta Wahlstrom on 20 October 2014 in Geneva. Margareta Wahlstrom acknowledges the role of social work in disaster risk reduction globally. Representatives from I...

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Concil of Europe Journal TV

22 October 2014

Dear European Association of Schools of Social Work,

The Council of Europe, the continent's leading human rights organisation, makes a television news programme «The Journal» summarising the main events and activities of the week involving the Council of Europe and the Eur...

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"IASSW signs Memorandum of Understanding with UNAIDS in Geneva, 21 October 2014.

22 October 2014

Professor Vimla Nadkarni, President of the International Association of Schools of Social Work and Luiz Loures, Deputy Executive Director of UNAIDS and Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations today signed a Memorandum of Understanding signalling the beginning of a joint plan of work betwee...

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CALL FOR GLOBAL WEEK OF ACTION, BRINGBACKOURGIRLS NOW and ALIVE!!!!

13 October 2014

CALL FOR GLOBAL WEEK OF ACTION, BRINGBACKOURGIRLS NOW and ALIVE!!!!OCTOBER 11TH -18TH, 2014
#BRINGBACKOURGIRLS NOW and ALIVE!!!!
October 14, 2014 makes it exactly six (6) months since 276 girls were abducted by the Boko
Haram sect from their school - Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State,
Nigeria. The Boko Haram Sect leader cl...

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EASSW Milan Conference - CALL FOR ABSTRATS

23 September 2014

EASSW Milan Conference - CALL FOR ABSTRATS 

" EASSW 2015: Social Work Education in Europe: towards 2025 " abstract submission website

All abstracts must be submitted by the deadline of Sunday, 30 November 2014 (at midnight Italian CET UTC+2).

Call for Abstracts - Presentation
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ESWRA-Conference for Social Work Research : Re-visioning social work with individuals, collectives and communities: social work research

11 September 2014

ESWRA-Conference for Social Work Research : Re-visioning social work with individuals, collectives and communities: social work research
ESWRA-Conference for Social Work Research : Re-visioning social work with individuals, collectives and communities: social work research
22 April 2015 - 24 April 2015
Location: Ljubljana - Slovenia
Website: http://www.eswra....

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Journal of Gerontological Social Work

11 September 2014

Official Publication of the Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work - www.agesw.org
SPECIAL TRIPLE ISSUE
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Aging: The Role of Gerontological Social Work
Guest Editors: Noell L. Rowan & Nancy Giunta
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ENSACT - Return to the Joint European Conference Social Action

28 August 2014

ENSACT - Return to the Joint European Conference Social Action Peter Hendriks was the chairperson of the programme committee for the ENSACT conference that took place in April 2013 in Istanbul. He outlines the most important European trends that appeared in the conference. The reconciliation of what seems irreconcilable is the challenge which unites social work...

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Journal of Public Child Welfare - Call for paper

27 August 2014

Defining the Evidence Base for In-Home Child Welfare Services
DEADLINE: November 15, 2014

This special issue of Journal of Public Child Welfare seeks to stimulate intentional thinking about how child welfare systems -- the public sector and allied formal and informal ...

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Global Human Right Foundation Conference

27 August 2014

Dear Sir/Madam,

On behalf of the Global Human Right Foundation (GHRF) we are delighted to invite you to the United State and Turkey for the International Conferences on strategies and policies against Economic Crisis, Child Protection & HIV/AIDS Treatment, Prostitution, Sex Work ...

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Journal of Social Work Education

27 August 2014

Journal of Social Work Education
www.tandfonline.com/USWE
Official Publication of the Council on Social Work Education
www.cswe.org
The Journal of Social Work Education (JSWE) is dedicated to issues relevant...

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EASSW Statement on the murder of Palestinian social worker and activist Hashem Khader Abur Maria

01 August 2014

It is with devastation and anger that the EASSW inform its members of the murder of our Palestinian colleague and human rights activist Hashem Khader Abu Maria, aged 45 years. Hashem was killed last week by an IDF sniper in the West Bank town of Beit Ummar, while peacefully demonstrating in solidari...

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Postdoctoral Scholar Opportunity:Social Work & Community-Based Disaster Recovery

01 August 2014

Postdoctoral Scholar Opportunity:
Social Work & Community-Based Disaster Recovery

The Faculty of Social Work’s Central and Northern Alberta Region (based in Edmonton) at the University of Calgary is accepting applications for a postdoctoral fellow in social w...

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Journal of community practice - Call for rewievers

22 July 2014

If you are interested in becoming a reviewer for the Journal of Community Practice, please email the journal’s Co-Editors,
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ENSACT missions statement

26 June 2014

ENSACT missions statement The members of the European Network for Social Action (ENSACT) have worked together since 2007 to promote the human rights based approach of social work, social work education and social policies, in line with the objectives of the global social agenda but with a view to producing practical solution...

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European Journal of Social Work - Call for paper

11 June 2014

Special Issue: UNDERSTANDINGS OF SOCIAL WORK: INTERNATIONAL, EUROPEAN AND NATIONAL PERSPECTIVES
Guest Editors: Corinne May Chahal, Professor of Applied Social Science and Social Work Lead, Lancaster University, Karen Lyons, Emeritus Professor (International Social Work), Lond...

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Call for expressions of interest in hosting 2017 EASSW Conference

02 June 2014

Call for expressions of interest in hosting 2017 EASSW Conference
1 June 2014

Dear Colleagues,
The European Association of Schools of Social Work (EASSW) is seeking expressions of interest in hosting the 2017 EASSW conference for social work educators, practitioners, ser...

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WRITE LETTERS OF SUPPORT TO UNKNOW PERSONS WHO SUFFER FROM NATURAL DISASTER IN BOSNIA, CROATIA AND SERBIA!

28 May 2014

An e mail account is opened for everybody who feel to write a letter to the unknown child, boy, girl, to a woman, to the community, a man, the elder man or woman, disabled, the person who lost animals, to a family, etc. All of the letters will be given to people and will be translated for them.

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'States of emergency have been declared in parts of Bosnia, Serbia and Croatia after the heaviest rain and worst floods since records began 120 years ago.'

22 May 2014


Members of EASSW wish to send their messages of support to all those affected by the terrible flooding following torrential rain over many weeks in Bosnia, Serbia and Croatia. We wish to express solidarity with social workers in the region who are involved in the state of emergency operation...

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Report from ICSW Seminar on Social Protection Floors in Europe, Rennes, March 2014

18 May 2014

Social Protection Floors: a new approach for social protection in Europe
Rennes, March 25, 2014


The aim of this seminar is consider together the use which civil society and social stakeholders in the European Union make of the notion of Social Protec...

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The brutal murder of a social work educator in Mexico

13 May 2014

EASSW was saddened and outraged to hear of the brutal murder of Alejandro Chao Barona on 5 May in Mexico.
Social Work is practiced in the most troubled areas and social workers constantly work in high risk situations in order to
defend human rights and social justice.

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EASSW sends letter to UK Government outlining severe reservations to a proposed programme to train English social workers after only five weeks of academic study

08 April 2014

Read the whole letter here (click on "read more" below).

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World Social Work Day 2014 around Europe

16 March 2014

March 18th 2014 World Social Work Day is celebrated all over the world. The European Association of Schools of Social Work shows how Social Workers and Social Work students are working in line with the Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development.

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WORLD SOCIAL WORK DAY 18th of March of 2014 ISCTE-IUL

15 March 2014

WORLD SOCIAL WORK DAY 18th of March of 2014 ISCTE-IULEducational and scientific activities to be undertaken under the Term Activities on 18 and 19 March are as follows:
- Posters Contest "Images of Social Work in the XXI Century" - call for participation to students of Graduation, Master and PhD
- Creation of a Placard on Socia...

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1 year master program in Comparative European Social Studies in Maastricht

13 March 2014

1 year master program in Comparative European Social Studies in MaastrichtMACESS is a European programme that is accredited by London Metropolitan University (UK) and Zuyd University of Applied Sciences (The Netherlands). It is taught in Maastricht (The Netherlands). Students come from all over Europe and beyond.
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Call for papers for 3rd Issue (EN/FR/DE): Perspectives on Youth. Extended deadline: 16 March 2014

10 March 2014

Call for papers for 3rd Issue (EN/FR/DE): Perspectives on Youth. Extended deadline: 16 March 2014.The group of publishers and editorial team supported by the EU-CoE youth partnership has now published the CALL FOR PAPERS for the third issue of its new annual series on youth policy, research and prac...

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Ghent University decided to grant an honorary doctorate to Professor Walter Lorenz

10 March 2014

Ghent University decided to grant an honorary doctorate to Professor Walter LorenzGhent University, by name of the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences decided to grant an honorary doctorate to Professor Walter Lorenz.

Walter Lorenz will receive the award on the 21th of March 2014. He gives a public lecture the previous day, titled The need for a new soci...

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Free resources for Social Work Educators February 2014

02 March 2014

Free resources for Social Work Educators February 2014 can be downloaded here. Click on "Read more"

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Job opportunity University of Antwerp

14 February 2014

The Faculty of Political and Social Sciences of the University of Antwerp is seeking to fill the following full-time vacancy in the Department of Sociology: tenured academic staff in the field of Social Work. On the website you find all the necessary information:
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Third International Conference on Practice Research New York

14 February 2014

Third International Conference on Practice Research New YorkThird International Conference on Practice Research
June 9-11, 2014 Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College New York City

A persistent metaphor for linking social work research and practice is "building a bridge". However, prevailing strategies for...

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Statement regarding the development of ‘Frontline’ graduate social work course in the UK

14 February 2014

The European Association of Schools of Social Work (EASSW) is an association of institutions of social work education, organizations supporting social work education and social work educators. Its mission is to promote social development and high quality education, training and knowledge for social ...

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Free resources for Social Work Educators January 2014

15 January 2014

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2014 FESET Seminar will be held in Turku Finland

15 January 2014

2014 FESET Seminar will be held in Turku Finland A message from FESET:
"We are glad to announce you that the 2014 FESET Seminar will be held in Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS) - FINLAND on 8-10 MAY 2014. This year we will be focusing on Interdisciplinary Education and Research & Interprofessional Practices i...

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New Year greetings from the Editorial Board of the Social Dialogue Magazine!

15 January 2014

New Year greetings from the Editorial Board of the Social Dialogue Magazine!The launch of the Social Dialogue as a free global magazine for members of IASSW (International Association of Schools of Social Work) and members of the international social work community signifies a new era in global dialogue and communication. We hope that Social Dialogue will become an interna...

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World Social Work Day March 18th 2014: Call for video clips!

15 January 2014

WORLD SOCIAL WORK DAY MARCH 18th 2014 – EASSW PUTS A FOCUS ON SOCIAL WORK EDUCATION AND PRACTICE IN EUROPE THAT IS IN LINE WITH THE FIRST THEME OF THE GLOBAL AGENDA
This is the third year that we are planning joint European action on World Social Work Day using social media. This year...

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