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Registration for the 14th European Research Conference on Homelessness is open

The 14th European Research Conference on Homelessness The conference on homelessness will explore recent evidence on the broad theme of ‘homelessness and housing exclusion’ from across Europe and elsewhere. It will take place on 20 September 2019 at the Helsingborg Campus of Lund University, Helsingborg, Sweden.

Seminar brings together several international researchers

Elites and Civil Society Elites seminar 10 April 2019. Photo: Patrik Hekkala During a whole day in April researchers in elite studies discussed the relevance of central theoretical and empirical knowledge about elite research for studying civil society elites.

Doctoral student wins early career prize

Carolin Schütze has been awarded the ReNEW Early Career Paper Prize in social sciences for the best conference paper at the Third Nordic Challenges Conference, 2019.

"Discrimination discourse is incompatible with hegemonic masculinity"

Sleeve of police uniform In an article recently published in the European Social Work Research journal, researchers Anna Rypi, Malin Åkerström and Veronika Burcar Alm attempt to shed light on why young men with an immigrant background who are subjected to violent crimes rarely report the incidents to the police.

Hans Swärd awarded FORSA prize

Hans Swärd Professor Hans Swärd has been awarded the biennial Swedish Association for Social Work Research (FORSA) Prize.

Postdoctoral positions on Great social challenges

At least Three (2 year) Postdoctoral positions on Great social challenges at the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Johansson and Ponnert on juridification and standardisation in contemporary child protection

Susanna Johansson and Lina Ponnert Susanna Johansson and Lina Ponnert have published an article in the British Journal of Social Work.

Seven years of housing first: a success story

Marcus Knutagård speaking in front of a small audience, in the Lund Public Library. The city of Helsingborg first implemented the Housing First method seven years ago. Since then, the number of homeless per 10,000 inhabitants has fallen sharply. The programme, introduced by researchers at the School of Social Work, has also brought about additional positive effects for socially vulnerable groups in Helsingborg. This is shown in a new report, written by Arne Kristensen and Marcus Knutagård.

A brief interview with Carolin Schütze

Carolin Schütze presenting her research This fall PhD candidate Carolin Schütze is a visiting scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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