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New book on welfare in a postgrowth society

A 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.

Håkan Johansson spoke in Brussels on civil society funding

Professor Håkan Johansson, Lund University, addressing the European Economic and Social Committee Professor Johansson was invited by the European Economic and Social Committee to speak at a public hearing on financing civil society organisations by the EU.

The Guardian writes about gap mending

The Guardian logo Gap 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.

First student receives international certificate

Alida Karlman holding up her Certificate of International Merits At 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.

Change agents on child rights told their stories

People gathering for the seminar Universities' role in sustainable change work. Lund University Last 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.

"A different kind of social work"

Social work signs in Taru, Ladakh Jan 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.

Max Koch to speak at LSE

On 25 May, Professor Max Koch will speak at the London School of Economics, together with Dr Milena Buchs (University of Leeds). The event is part of a seminar series called Climate Change, Inequality and Social Policy.

Service user participation survey gets 3.5 million SEK in EU-funding

European Social Fund The European Social Fund provides 3,5 million SEK in funding for researchers at the School of Social Work to participate in a joint EU-project with Belgian and Dutch colleagues as well as service user representatives. The project will examine and disseminate best practises in service user participation in social work education across Europe. In Sweden the project will particularly study 700 social workers and users who have attended a unique mobilisation course that started 11 years ago at Lund University.

Professor Jaber F. Gubrium awarded an Honorary Doctorate

Doctoral Graduation at Lund university. Photo: Kennet Ruona The School of Social Work and the Department of Sociology have nominated Professor Jaber F. Gubrium for an honorary doctorate at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Lund University.

Book addresses International Children’s Rights in Education

Realising Child Rights in Education The book "Realising Child Rights in Education. Experiences and Reflections from the International Training Programme on Child Rights, Classroom and School Management" contains presentations and reflections based on a Impact and Dissemination Seminar held in February 2016 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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