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Call for papers: Cuadernos de Trabajo Social

07 December 2015

Date for Papers: 31/01/2016

Social Work, as another practical areas is transforming due to the appearance of ICT (Information and Communication Technologies). Not only professionals but also users confront new challenges and opportunities such as privacy, ethical dilemmas or how power...

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Terror attacs in Paris and Beirut

16 November 2015

Terror attacs in Paris and BeirutOn behalf of the European Association of Schools of Social Work we offer our condolences to those families and friends who have lost loved ones in these senseless and horrifying criminal attacks in Paris and Beirut. We hope that such crime will never and nowhere happen again and we are determined mo...

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Social work around the world Colors and shapes in a complex mosaic

25 October 2015

Social work around the world Colors and shapes in a complex mosaicThis publication contains ten national profiles on social work practice and education (England, Italy, Romania, Russia, Spain, USA, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, South Africa), plus an initial contribution on International social work and a final comparative chapter. Available online Read more »
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STATEMENT ON THE REFUGEES’ SITUATION

21 September 2015

It is not the first time Europe is witnessing forced migration and displacement of whole communities. Fuelled by devastating wars, forced migration has always caused human suffering. It has also always invoked European societies’ compassion and action aimed at relieving displaced people’...

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Statement from the Milan Conference regarding the suggested legislation in the UK

08 July 2015

Statement from the Milan Conference regarding the suggested legislation in the UKThe British government have restated their intention to draft legislation to imprison social workers for what they term ‘wilful neglect’. Such a measure demonstrates that the Conservative Government does not fully grasp the complex nature of social work, or the increased pressures experi...

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Presentations and abstract book from the Milan conference now online

08 July 2015

The abstract book can be found here. The presentations can be found here. Please note that all presentations have been merged into one file. U...

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Statement from the Milan Conference regarding the situation in Greece

07 July 2015

Statement from the Milan Conference regarding the situation in GreeceWe, the participant at the conference of the European Association of Schools of Social Work (EASSW) gathered in Milan have listened to the research that has identified the appalling conditions under which the Greek people live. This is unacceptable in a continent that contains among the most wealth...

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Results General Assembly Milan June 30th 2015

07 July 2015

The General Assembly of the EASSW was held on June 30th 2015. during the conference „Social Work Education in Europe – towards 2025“ in Milan, Italy.
At the General Assembly, new president, vice-president, treasurer, secretary and five new members of the Executive Committee ...

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Iain Ferguson's keynote presentation

06 July 2015

Iain Ferguson's keynote presentation  You find the PPT-presentation of Iain Ferguson's keynote presentation at the closing day of the Milan conference here.

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SPECIAL ISSUE: CALL FOR PAPERS EASSW Milan conference

28 June 2015

SPECIAL ISSUE: CALL FOR PAPERS EASSW Milan conferenceThe European Journal of Social Work, in association with the European Association of Schools of Social Work (EASSW), will publish a special themed issue of papers arising from the EASSW Milan conference, 29th June – 2nd July 2015. The special issue will be guest-edited by Susan Lawrence and Al...

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Call for papers Social Dialogue "International Social Work Research"

22 June 2015

The first edition of Social Dialogue in 2016 will be focused on “International social work research”.
The theme of the edition will be on social work research that upholds the social work values expressed in the International Definition of Social Work, for example of empowering ...

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Call for papers: Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work

22 June 2015

The Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work is inviting submissions for the Special Issue: Microaggressions and Social Work Practice, Research, & Education. The JECDSW is published by Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group with the goals of "developing knowledge and promotin...

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World Social Work Day at UNAIDS

31 May 2015

This year the celebration was held with the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). UNAIDS leads and inspires the world to achieve its shared vision of zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths. You find report Read more »
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Social Work without Borders. Call for papers for next edition of Social Dialogue

31 May 2015

The next edition of Social Dialogue will be focused on “social work without borders”
What this might mean is open for your interpretation but Prof. Carolyn Noble, Editor, Social Dialogue have summarised is as follows as question:
"How can social work be framed within a...

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Second annual report by the Council of Europe: State of Democracy, Human Rights and the Rule of Law in Europe - A shared responsibility for democratic security in Europe

15 May 2015

It is widely accepted that democracy promotes peace among nations, reduces the abuse of power and encourages societies to live in harmony. Upholding human rights undeniably fosters democratic security.
This is the main theme of the second annual report by the Council of Europe Secretary Gener...

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Erasmus Mundus MFAMILY

15 May 2015

Erasmus Mundus MFAMILY Erasmus Mundus MFAMILY is a two year master programme of 120 ECTS in social work with children and families. Students will spend one semester each in Lisbon, Stavanger and Gothenburg. The last semester, that includes writing a master dissertation, will take place in either of these universities or a...

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Call for papers: The international 'Social Work & Society' Academy (TiSSA)

15 May 2015

Call for papers: The international 'Social Work & Society' Academy (TiSSA)Call for papers: The 13th annual TiSSA Plenum August 24 to 26, 2015 & PreConference of the PhD-Network August 21 to 23, 2015
in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina (www.tissa.net).
You are invited to send an abstract (1-2 pages) to the TiSSA coordinator: hansuwe.otto@uni-bi...

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LGBT rights are human rights: a new publication

15 May 2015

LGBT rights are human rights: a new publicationHate crime against LGBT people remains a grim reality. Individuals, pride events and NGOs are all targets of bias in many countries. Perceived as those who differ from the majority, the LGBT community is particularly vulnerable to social and legal discrimination. What protection is offered to this c...

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Nepal Earthquake: A report from the critical first week

06 May 2015

The Nepal School of Social Work has published  a report written on the basis of web reports and more importantly the staff and student observations on the ground and their voices. The objective is to share and also implement series of activities by the Nepal School of Social Work. The report is...

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The new issue of Social Dialogue online now

06 May 2015

This issue is based on topic of "Social Work in the context of conflict". This first edition for 2015 was compiled by guest editor Dr. Vasilios Ioakimidis whose passion to explore the intricacies associated with conflict and social work’s role has produced this edition on social work...

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Donations to the Nepal disaster victims

06 May 2015

The CEO, Pradipta Kadambari seeks funds to go out to surrounding villages to help those who have not received help yet and re-establish the destroyed Nepal School of Social Work.
They need everything – water, food, clothing, shelter, medicines, construction materials and money to carry ...

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The Council of Europe’s ‘Highlights 2014: Activity Report

25 April 2015

The Council of Europe’s ‘Highlights 2014: Activity Report’ is now available here.
The publication is an overview of the Organisation’s...

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On-line survey on activities and membership of the International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW).

25 April 2015

The IASSW is launching on-line survey on activities and membership of the International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW).
This is an anonymous survey that will be used for planning of the Association's strategies.
We will be grateful for your thoughts and experience share...

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Petition Against Religious Extremism

15 April 2015

Please sign the petition.  All that you have to do is click on the link and add your name and country. Please pass on to your networks.  Sign here

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Open letter from the President of the “Ordine nazionale degli assistenti sociali”

29 March 2015

The President of the “Ordine nazionale degli assistenti sociali”, representing all the Italian social workers, sent an Open letter to the President of the Republic, to the Prime Minister and the members of the Government, Deputies and Senators for the 2015 World Social Work Day. The Ital...

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Nomination for Katherine A. Kendall Memorial Award

19 March 2015

Nominations are called for the Prestigious Katherine A. Kendall Memorial Award for distinguished contribution to the development of social work education internationally. The nominee can come from any region of the world and may or may not be a member of IASSW. The biography of the nominee must matc...

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World Social Work Day at UNAIDS, Geneva

15 March 2015

EASSW has been involved in organising a very exciting programme for World Social Work Day at UNAIDS in Geneva, Switzerland. Prof Walter Lorenz (EASSW Honorary Lecturer 2015) is among those presenting papers at the event. Livestream will be available if you wish to share in this historic event
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World Social Work Day 17th of March 2015

12 March 2015




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Call for papers: International Social Work Education

10 March 2015

The autumn edition of Social Dialogue is focused on International Social Work Education. They are looking for contributions, from all regions of the world, in which you share your experiences of teaching international social work and/or international fieldwork. They invite you to send an abstract ...

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Four vacancies on the IASSW Board of Directors for 2016-2020

10 March 2015

The International Association of Schools of SocialWork (IASSW) announces four vacancies on the IASSW Board of Directors for 2016-2020: a President, a Secretary and two Members-at-large. The IASSW 2016 Elections will be held between April and July 2016, with results announced at the IASSW Genera...

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Free online access to over 60 articles on the theme of ‘Promoting the Dignity and Worth of Peoples’.

26 February 2015

Free online access to over 60 articles on the theme of ‘Promoting the Dignity and Worth of Peoples’.In honor of World Social Work Day 2015 Taylor & Francis is giving you free online access to over 60 articles on the theme of ‘Promoting the Dignity and Worth of Peoples’. This is based on the second pillar of the Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development, key aspects of wh...

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Latest Human RightsNews in Europe

22 February 2015

In this edition of the Journal:
  • No ceasefire in Debaltsevo as concerns for civilians grow
  • Human Rights Commissioner reports on anti-Semitism and discrimination in France
  • Secretary General condemns desecration of Jewish graves in Eastern France
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Call for Papers: Microaggressions and Social Work Practice, Research, & Education

22 February 2015

Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Workwelcomes all articles related to the following topics:
  • The impact of microaggressions in social work as it relates to race, gender and gender expression, sexual orientation, class, spirituality, and ability.
  • T...

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Child Protection Hub

31 January 2015

Child Protection HubThe  Child Protection Hub is public already www.childhub.org
This is a test version of the pilot website, and it is open mostly for feedback and suggestions in order to improve it and shape it to the needs of professionals.

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Video journal: Latest Human Rights News in Europe: 27 January 2015

29 January 2015

In this issue:
  • The bloodshed continues in south-east Ukraine
  • Russia returns to PACE awaiting a vote on its delegation’s credentials
  • Learning from history? Europe remembers: 70 years since the liberation of Auschwitz
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The International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW) announcement call for nominations for vacancies on the IASSW Board of Directors for 2016-2020

29 January 2015

The International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW) had announced call for nominations for four vacancies on the IASSW Board of Directors for 2016-2020: a President, a Secretary and two Members-at-large.
The IASSW 2016 Elections will be held between April and July 2016, with resul...

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Video journal: Latest Human Rights News in Europe: 14 January 2015

27 January 2015

In this edition of the Journal:
  • Better protection of journalists in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attack
  • Severe ill treatment of prisoners and of Maidan protesters in Ukraine
  • Sweden is encouraged to increase bilingual education in minority languages
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Four positions of the IASSW board are vacant for the election 2016

27 January 2015

Four positions of the IASSW board are vacant for the election 2016:
President, Secretary and two members at large.
You will find the full announcement and information about how to nominate on: http://www.iassw-aiets.org
Th...

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Zygmunt Bauman on the Charlie Hebdo Attack And What It Reveals About Society

26 January 2015

Zygmunt Bauman on the Charlie Hebdo Attack And What It Reveals About SocietyRead the article by Zygmunt Bauman in Social Europe Journal here.

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EASSW Statement on recent events in France:

14 January 2015

EASSW Statement on recent events in France:"The recent heinous terrorist attacks in Paris find EASSW united with all those protesting against extremism and in defence of genuine freedom of expression. These attacks have nothing to do with the values of all major religions and the culture of diversity and tolerance we need to foster in E...

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