8th European conference for social work research

18 April 2018 - 20 April 2018
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The over-arching theme of the conference is Social Work in Transition: Challenges for Social Work Research in a Changing Local and Global World

The sub themes are:
  • Social work in changing political landscapes (e.g. Brexit/Scottish Independence referendum; other political developments across Europe)  
  • Social work in contexts of social upheaval and changing communities  (e.g. with refugees and asylum seekers; in the aftermath of conflict; in poverty)
  • Research methodologies and methods to meet the needs of social work in a changing world (including knowledge exchange/theory to practice)
  • Social work education in transitional contexts and social work as transitional practice (exploring transitions and innovations in social work practice in social work practice and for service users locally and globally)
  • Social work history, identity and practice in changing times and across varied contexts (family; sexuality; disability; ethnicity etc.)



Organization: European Social Work Research Association (ESWRA)

More information: conference website