June 28, 2021

WHAT ‘SOCIAL WORK’ DOES THE WORLD NEED NOW?

Virtual Conference
Please join us for a stimulating dialogue on contemporary technological, biological and environmental concerns, as these relate to current and possible future social work configurations.

This day-long event is scheduled across three time zone blocks (GMT -4; GMT +1; GMT +13). Presentations will be recorded and posted online to help bridge time zone conflicts. More scheduling information can be found on the registration page. Please also see the conference poster.

Keynotes
Susan Kemp
Professor, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Building Jetties to the Future? Thinking and Doing Social Work in a “Moment of Danger”

Walter Lorenz
Professor, Bozen and Charles University Prague, Czech Republic
Raising the ‘Social Question’ in the Pandemic – The Way Forward for Social Work

Registration – £10
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/x/what-social-work-does-the-world-need-now-tickets-154257076067

Contact
This event is organized by the Social Work Futures? Research Group at Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland. For more information about the research group, contact Dr. Heather Lynch (Heather.Lynch@gcu.ac.uk). For information or questions about the conference contact Dr. Tina Wilson (Tina.Wilson@gcu.ac.uk).

August 16, 2021

Deadline for abstract submissions: Somali Studies in Canada Colloquium

Carleton University is pleased to announce its third biennial Somali Studies in Canada Colloquium, taking place on October 16th & 17th, 2021. We invite interested academics, researchers, educators, community activists/organizers, artists and health and social work practitioners to submit an abstract (200 words) of their presentation and a short biography (100 words). Your plan for the presentation may include but is not limited to academic and policy papers, reports on current and past research, and presentations, reflections, or performances of poetic and other artistic work addressing the topics listed in the attached poster. Please see poster for full details.

Abstracts are to be submitted to Dr. Nimo Bokore at nimo.bokore@carleton.ca.