31/10/2017This fall PhD candidate Carolin Schütze is a visiting scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
13/10/2017The issues of undocumented migrants and deportations of unaccompanied minors have increasingly become a challenge in social work. Vanna Nordling’s doctoral dissertation is a study of how social workers handle their role as on the one hand support workers but also representatives of institutions of control.
15/09/2017A new book by Max Koch, professor in social policy at the School of Social Work, and Milena Buchs (University of Leeds) presents a detailed and critical discussion about how human wellbeing can be improved in a postgrowth era.
07/09/2017Professor Johansson was invited by the European Economic and Social Committee to speak at a public hearing on financing civil society organisations by the EU.
30/08/2017Gap mending is an analytical tool that helps teachers and researchers in social work to reflect upon what, in their practice, increases, maintains or mends gaps between professionals and service user groups.
12/06/2017At the graduation ceremony in the main university hall on 31 May, Alida Karlman received her BSc in Social Work, and, as the first student at the department, a Certificate of International Merit.
07/06/2017Last week some 60 people gathered in the conference room at Palaestra in Lund for the seminar ”Universities' role in sustainable change work” hosted by Lund University Commissioned Education, Child Rights Institute at Lund University and partners. The event marked the start of a new online global platform aiming to strengthen international collaboration and research focusing on child rights and also consolidate knowledge and disseminate the results of previous international training programmes (ITP) on child Rights, classroom and school management.
18/05/2017Jan Magnusson, lecturer at the School of Social Work, has recently returned after visiting the School of Social Work, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) in Mumbai. One of the purposes of the trip was to learn more about their work in Ladakh, a region devastated by flashfloods in 2010.