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Why I am running for President of the European Association of Schools of Social Work (EASSW)

Social Work Education in Europe is at the crossroads. The gradual erosion of the welfare state and the perpetuation of policies of austerity, have put social work education under unprecedented pressure. The landscape within which social work educators, researchers and students operate has changed dramatically over the last ten years. In most European countries social work education and research has been severely affected by chronic underfunding. Nevertheless, we, at the EASSW

The two-faces of Janus; rethinking social work in the context of conflict

Recently, IASSW invited me to guest edit a special issue of the organisation’s widely read magazine “Social Dialogue”. This special issue focused on the theme of social work in the context of conflict and included articles from Colombia, Cyprus, Palestine, South Africa, Australia, Bosnia and Ukraine. The full issue is freely accessible through this link http://www.social-dialogue.com Below you may find my lead article. Social Work and Conflict: a paradoxical relationship Acco