Booking open for SWAN Conference 2014

The plenary sessions at this year’s conference are:

– Building Critical Alliances, Mending the Gap in Social Work’
– Fighting for good practice in times of austerity
– History and future challenges for social work

This year’s conference will provide a forum for social work practitioners, academics, service users, students and activists to discuss:
–    Defending good social work practice and promoting social justice-based approaches in times of austerity.
–    The impact of austerity and development of alternatives.
–    Building critical alliances in defence of social work and social justice.
–    History of radicalism in social and community work.
–    10 years from the publication from the “Manifesto for a new engaged practice”: the emergence of new radicalism and future directions for the Social Work Action Network.
–    Social movements and international social work.
–    Developing a progressive pedagogy in social work education.

Please see the bottom of this article for a number of documents for download: draft programme, how to get to the conference, call for papers, seminars & workshops. Audience at SWAN Conf 2013

In order to complete your online registration please click here. A flyer for the conference is downloadable at the foot of the page.
 
Conference fees for 2014 are:
£15 Students
£35 Waged
£65 Academics, trade union representatives
Free for service users and asylum seekers

Accommodation (not included in the registration fee):
(There is only a limited number of university provided accommodation in this price. Please book early to avoid disappointment) – £40 (single en suite)

Conference Dinner (not included in the registration fee) – £15

Should you have any queries regarding booking and accommodation, please contact conferenceadministration.service@durham.ac.uk

If you have any questions abouth the content and themes of the conference please contact Vasilios Ioakimidis vas.ioakimidis@durham.ac.uk

Please send you abstracts to swannortheast@gmail.com (for more infomation read the call for papers)

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