20th SocNet98 IUW "Social Work and Human Rights - Reflecting Profession and Interventions"


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Lecturers at the IUW 2018 in Bremen


In 2018, the IUW in Bremen will include workshop contributions from (alphabetical order):

1. Monique Bas (PXL Hogeschool Limburg, Hasselt, Belgium): Refugees and Human Rights

2. Richard Groothoff (Hanzehogeschool Groningen, the Netherlands): Entering the ‘Swamp of Complicity’: The Social Worker between Political Activist and Civil Servant

3. Prof. Dr. Marianne Hirschberg (Hochschule Bremen, Germany): Not a Present, but Fought For: Human Rights, Achieved by Liberation Movements

4. Prof. Dr. Iris Kohlfürst (University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Linz, Austria), Holger Kühl (Hochschule Bremen), Prof. Dr. Sylke Bartmann (University of Applied Sciences Emden-Leer): Ethical Dimensions of Social Work Practice

5. Milena Konrad (Hochschule Bremen, Germany): Communication is a Human Right - Enhance your Communication Skills by using Sign Language

6. Johanna Kuivakangas (HUMAK University of Applied Sciences, Jyväskylä, Finland): New Pedagogical Steps with NEET Youth in Finland

7. Pascal Laun (University of Applied Sciences St.Pölten, Austria): The Situation of People with Disabilities on the Labour Market – How to realise the demands of the “UN-Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities”

8. Dr. Nico Marsman (Hanzehogeschool Groningen, the Netherlands): Critical Notes on the Newer Transitions in the Social Domain in the Netherlands

9. Bram Roosens (UCLL – University College Leuven-Limburg, Belgium): Bridging the Gap - Service User Involvement in Social Work (Education) in Belgium

10. Prof. Dr. Gabriele Schäfer (Hochschule Bremen, Germany): The Human Rights Commission in New Zealand: Functions and Intervention

11. Janina Sjöstrand and Satu Riikonen (Humak University of Applied Sciences, Turku, Finland): [Human] Right to Work! Immigrants´ Challenges and Success Stories in Getting Work in Finland

12. Prof. Dr. Christian Spatscheck (Hochschule Bremen, Germany): Social Work as a Human Rights Profession - Are we There Yet?

13. Jana Stejskalová, PhD (University of South Bohemia, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic): Dilemmas in Social Work

14. Prof. David Urban, PhD (College of Polytechnics Jihlava, Czech Republic): Social Work with People Living in Excluded Localities

15. Mette Vinggaard and Trine Østerbye Clausen (University College Lillebaelt, Odense, Denmark)Comparing Welfare States – Dead or Alive?



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