Past Conferences

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The Social Work International Conference (SWIC) is the annual conference of the Department of Social Work of the University of Bucharest, organized in collaboration with the Romanian Association of Schools of Social Work. SWIC is now at the 4th edition: The Place and Role of Social Work in the 2020s and Beyond.


Past editions of SWIC:

SWIC 2016: Envisioning Sustainable Social Work: Empowering Communities and Individuals

Call for Abstracts SWIC 2016

Conference Programme SWIC 2016

Keynote speakers SWIC 2016:

Dr. Rory Truell – International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW)

Dr. Silvia Fargion – Free University of Bolzano, Italy; European Social Work Research Association (ESWRA)

Dr. Marian Preda – University of Bucharest, Romania


SWIC 2017: Social Work Responses to the New Realities of a Turbulent World

Call for Abstracts SWIC 2017

Conference Programme SWIC 2017

Keynote speakers SWIC 2017:

Dr. Malcolm Payne – University of Bristol, UK; Manchester Metropolitan University; UK; Opole University, Poland; St Christopher’s Hospice, London, UK

Dr. Iain Ferguson – University of the West of Scotland, UK

Dr. Annamaria Campanini – University Milano Bicocca; International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW)


SWIC 2018: The Challenges of Glocal Social Work Education, Practice and Research

Call for Abstracts SWIC 2018

Conference Programme SWIC 2018

Keynote speakers SWIC 2018:

Dr. Nino Žganec University of Zagreb; European Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW)

Dr. Karen Lyons – London Metropolitan University (UK)

Dr. Lars Uggerhøj – Aalborg University, Denmark; University of Lincoln, UK.


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