Keynote Speakers

Dr. Alessandro Sicora

foto SICORA Alessandro 02-10-21 Alessandro Sicora, PhD, is associate professor at the University of Trento where he teaches at the Social Work BA and MA. He was a member of the Executive Committee of the European Association of Schools of Social Work (EASSW) from 2011 to 2015. Currently he is the Chair of the European Social Work Research Association. He is a Marie Curie Fellow, Research Associate of the Department of Social Work, Stellenbosch University, South Africa and Associated investigator for the PRIN research “Constructions of Parenting on Insecure Grounds: What Role for Social Work? (CoPInG)”. His main research interests include: methods of social work, reflexive practice, professional mistakes, emotions in social work, social planning, comparative social policy and the implications of neoliberalism for social work. His more recent publications are on aggressions against social workers, shame and other emotions in social work practice and education.