CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT- University of Botswana

SOCIAL WORK CONFERENCE, OCTOBER 25 – 27TH 2017 (SWC 2017).  CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PAPERS The department of social work at the University of Botswana in conjunction with Erfurt University, Germany   is pleased to  announce social work conference to be held in Gaborone, Botswana on October 25 – 27, 2017 Click for more details: SOCIAL…

Pronunciamiento de la Asociación Internacional de Escuelas de Trabajo Social (AIETS/IASSW)

  Pronunciamiento de la Asociación Internacional de Escuelas de Trabajo Social (AIETS/IASSW) La AIETS/IASSW informada de la iniciativa empresarial del Grupo Excellentia sobre la organización de un Cumbre Mundial de Trabajo social, expresa su total acuerdo con los pronunciamientos enviados de la Asociación Chilena de Escuelas de Trabajo Social Universitarias (ACHETSU) y de la Asociación Latinoamericana…

IASSW Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order

IASSW Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order On Friday the 27th of January, the US government issued an Executive Order halting U.S. travel for citizens of several Muslim-majority countries and suspending refugee resettlement. This order has affected thousands of people both directly, through discriminating against individuals on the basis of religion/ nationality and indirectly, as…

IASSW: UN NY-Social Development side event

        55th Session of the CSocD –side-event – flyer final                                                                                                           A side event on the occasion of the 55th session of the Commission for Social Development organized by ICSW, Permanent Missions of Finland and Namibia to the UN, IASSW, UNRISD and UNESCO Thinking long-term: Making poverty eradication and environmental policies mutually supportive Monday, 6 February, 2017…

Call for Abstracts for new publication of IASSW

International Community Work, Environment and Sustainable Development  : A READER Editors Carolyn Noble, NPI ACAP, Sydney and Victoria University, Melbourne Australia Vimla  Nadkarni, IASSW (ex-TISS), Mumbai, India Goetz Ottmann, NPI ACAP, Sydney Australia About the book The purpose of this proposed book is to gather how communities and community activists, academics, and practitioners, are working in…

Social Dialogue online magazine – call for articles

Social Dialogue online magazine – call for articles The next issue of  Social Dialogue   (Feb 2017) has as its theme Nurturing Community Engagement. The call is for short articles (1500words max) on activities you are engage in  with the community however you describe it. It can be communities of practice, research collaboration, organisations and agencies…

In Memory of Heinrich Schiller (1925-2016)

In Memory of Heinrich Schiller (1925-2016) This is an obituary of one of IASSW’s Presidents from 1980-1988. He passed away in Nürnberg on the 10th of November 2016, but with his long and active life he has left traces that will be remembered in times to come. Several autobiographical and biographical portraits by himself, by…