Flyer for SWAN Conference 2015

Plenary sessions will include presentations on the following themes:
• Racism, antiracism and social work practice
• Radical practice today: voices from the frontline
• Global perspectives: radical social work in the world today
Call for papers

We particularly encourage workshops, presentations and papers on the following more specific
themes and topics:
• The disability movement
• Defeating sexism and gender oppression
• Debating Government reviews on social work education and adult care
• Challenging the “troubled families” agenda
• Defeating the policies of austerity
• Anti-racist social work practice
• Challenging managerialism
• Working with asylum seekers and refugees
• In defence of youth and community work
• User-led groups and community campaigns
• Building alliances – challenging the strategy of divide and rule
• Radical social work education and practice
• Other subject areas relevant to the main conference themes

Please send an outline of your proposal (up 200 words) with your name(s) and contact details to by Friday 27th February 2015.

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We want to develop a network of service users, practicitioners, academics and students to support radical and progressive social work. We need a social work that is ready to challenge oppressive practice, that means working collectively across the country and internationally to advance Social Work.