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MIGRATION & SOCIAL WORK
APPROACHES AND ACTIONS

16-17 NOVEMBER 2018
School of social work Fribourg, HES-SO University of applied sciences and arts Western Switzerland

 

In most fields of action, social work is confronted with questions of migration relating to clients, communities, professionals and organisations. Social work is also challenged by discourses, ideas of normality and norms and changing border regimes. Different approaches and attitudes have been developed over time to meet the challenges associated with migration. Resources fields as well as the professional understanding of social work are highly influenced by political and legal frameworks. Social workers are also engaged in lobbying, political activism and social movements against exclusion, disadvantages, discrimination and racism to promote social change and social justice.

 

The course "Migration and social work" aims to

  • give students an overview of different approaches, possibilities of action and professional understandings of migration within social work
  • encourage debates about the different assumptions and norms that govern our discourse of migration
  • strengthen the development of a professional position in this field and to enhance their scope of action.

 

The target groups are 

students doing their Bachelor's degree in social work at one of the Swiss Universities of Applied Sciences and students of their international partner universities. All lectures and workshops will be held in English, an intermediate level is therefore required.

 

In cooperation with

  • HES-SO Haute École spécialisée de suisse occidentale
  • FHNW Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz Hochschule für Soziale Arbeit
  • BFH Berner Fachhochschule Soziale Arbeit
  • HSLU Hochschule Luzern Soziale Arbeit
  • FHS Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften Fachbereich Soziale Arbeit
  • ZHAW Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften Soziale Arbeit
  • SUPSI Scuola universitaria Professionale della Svizzera italiana- DEASS Dipartimento economica aziendale, sanità, sociale

 

 

Invited university partners

  • Alice Salomon Hochschule Berlin (Germany)
  • Karel DE GROTE University College Antwerp (Belgium)
  • Katholische Stiftungsfachhochschule München (Germany)
  • Manchester Metropolitan University Partner (United Kingdom)
  • Technische Hochschule Nürnberg Georg Simon Ohm (Germany)
  • Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano (Italy)

 

Programm

15.11.2018

 

18h30

 

WELCOME DRINK EVENT

 

 

16.11.2018

09h00 

09h30

 

OPENING AND WELCOME

09h30

10h15

KEYNOTE SPEAKER 1

Prof. Dr. Nausikaa SCHIRILLA University of Applied sciences Freiburg, Deutschland

  

10h45

11h45

KEYNOTE SPEAKER 2

Prof. Dr. Claudio BOLZMAN (HETS-GE - HES-SO), Switzerland

 

KEYNOTES SPEAKERS 3

Prof. Dr. Bhama STEIGER and Prof. Dr. Paul N'DRI KONAN (eesp - HES-SO), Switzerland

  

11h45

12h00

INTRODUCTION TO WORKSHOP

  

12h00

13h00

LUNCH

  

13h30

17h00

WORKSHOP SESSION

  

17h00

19h00

KEYNOTE SPEAKER 4 (PUBLIC CONFERENCE)

Prof. Dr. Agapi KANDYLAKI, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece

 

17.11.2018

9h30

10h15

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER 5

 

10h15

10h45

 

COFFEE BREAK

  

10h45

12h45

 

WORLD CAFÉ

Prof. Dr. Dunya ACKLIN, Prof. Dominique ERARD, Prof. Marie-Christine UKELO-MBOLO MERGA, HETS-FR - HES-SO, Switzerland

13h00  

CLOSURE AND LUNCH

Mise à jour: 09/07/2018

 

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Course registration 

The registration must be done through the contact person at each institutes of higher education.

The registration are on a «first come, first served» basis.

Registration schedule deadline both days course: from beginning of July to October 15, 2018

 

Registration fee

The international course is free of charge.

Couchsurfing network is organized for students.

 

Comtact

Information concerning the various possibilities for accommodations will be sent to the participants along with the registration confirmation.

 

Person in charge of the course

Prof. Marie-Christine Ukelo-Mbolo Merga

School of Social Work Fribourg, HES-SO University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland

Rte des Arsenaux 16a

CH-1700 Fribourg

Marie-christine.ukelo@hefr.ch

T +41 26 429 62 65