4th European Conference for Social Work and Research: Private troubles or public issues? Challenges for social work research
When the very idea of welfare state is undermined, researchers, scholars, practitioners in social work are challenged to connect their endeavours to the core of social work mission and the support of social solidarity.
The conference offers a space to present, discuss, and promote studies and research approaches, aiming at qualifying social work practice as well as the public accountability of social work profession.
Call for Abstracts:
The annual conference aims to strengthen the scientific bases of social work: it provides an arena for researcher, practitioners, educators and policy makers to disseminate and discuss knowledge which is relevant to social work theory and practice and social policy. The scientific committee invites submission on the following themes:
1) Knowledge production and public accountability in social work
2) Research in social work as participative learning process
3) Standing up to complexity – specific and universal issues in social work
4) Evidence and uncertainty – pathways to accountable social work research and practice
Call for papers:
1 June 2013 – 30 October
15 February 2014
Final booking date:
10 March 2014