Programme

Conference programme

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2018

13.30–16.30

PhD Workshop

Porthania Building, Lecture Hall P444 (4th floor)

12.00-13.00

NASSW/NOUSA meeting

University Main Building, Auditorium III (Old side, 2nd floor)

13.00–14.00

NASSW/NOUSA Country meetings

University Main Building & Porthania Building

  • Sweden: University Main Building, Lecture Hall 8 (New side, 3rd floor)
  • Norway: University Main Building, Lecture Hall 15 (New side, 4th floor)
  • Denmark: University Main Building, Auditorium III (Old side, 2nd floor)
  • Iceland: University Main Building, Lecture Hall 11 (New side, 3rd floor)
  • Finland: Porthania Building, Lecture Hall P617 (6th floor)

12.00–15.00

Annual FORSA Nordic meeting

University Main Building, Auditorium IV (Old side, 2nd floor)

14.00-16.00

Special Interest Groups

University Main Building & Porthania Building

  • Critical social work: Porthania Building, Lecture Hall P219 (2nd floor)
  • Power and user involvement: University Main Building, Auditorium I (Old side, 2nd floor)
  • Practice research: Porthania Building, Lecture hall P723 (7th floor)
  • Wo­men, vul­ner­ab­il­ity and wel­fare ser­vices: University Main Building, Lecture Hall 11 (New side, 3rd floor)
15.00-16.00

Annual NASSW/NOUSA meeting

University Main Building, Consistory Hall (New side, 2nd floor)

16.00-17.00

Book symposium

Neoliberalism, Nordic Welfare States and Social Work 

University Main Building, Lecture hall 4 (New side, 3rd floor)

15.00–18.00

Pre-registration, Conference Secretariat

University Main Building, Entrance Lobby (1st floor)

18.00–20.00

Reception by the University of Helsinki

Hosted by Johan Bärlund, Rector of the Swedish School of Social Science

University Main Building, Teacher's Lounge (Old side, 2nd floor)

(Unioninkatu 34, Unionsgatan 34)

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2018

08.00–16.00

Registration, Conference Secretariat, Exhibition

University Main Building, Entrance Lobby (1st floor)

09.00–09.15

Opening remark

Marcus Knutagård  

(Chair of the Nordic Association of Schools of Social Work - NASSW/NOUSA, Lund University, Sweden)

Helena Blomberg-Kroll 

(Vice Rector at the Swedish School of Social Science, University of Helsinki, Finland)

Porthania Building, Lecture Hall PI (1st floor)

09.15–10.15

Keynote lecture: 

Power, Authority and Accountability in Social Work – Facing Up to the Challenges of a Consumer Culture

Walter Lorenz 

(Charles University, Czech Republic & Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy)

Chair: Marjaana Seppänen (University of Helsinki, Finland)

Porthania Building, Lecture Hall PI (1st floor)

10.15–10.45

Coffee

Porthania Building (1st floor)

10.45–11.45

Keynote lecture:

Auto­mat­ing In­equal­ity: How High-Tech Tools Pro­file, Po­lice and Pun­ish the Poor

Virginia Eubanks

(University at Albany, SUNY, USA)

Chair: Marjaana Seppänen (University of Helsinki, Finland)

Porthania Building, Lecture Hall PI (1st floor)

11.45–13.00

Lunch

University Main Building, Lobby (New side, 2nd floor)

13.00–14.30

Workshop session I

University Main Building, Porthania Building & The House of Science and Letters

14.30-15.00

Coffee

University Main Building, Porthania Building & The House of Science and Letters

  • University Main Building, Lobby (New side, 2nd floor)
  • Porthania Building (6th floor)
  • The House of Science and Letters (3rd and 4th floor)
15.00-16.30

Workshop session II

University Main Building, Porthania Building & The House of Science and Letters

18.00–19.00

Welcome reception by the City of Helsinki

Old Court House

(Aleksanterinkatu 20, Alexandersgatan 20)

20.00–

Conference dinner

Restaurant Sipuli

(Kanavaranta 7, Kanalkajen 7)

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2018

09.00–15.00

Conference Secretariat, Exhibition

University Main Building, Entrance Lobby (1st floor)

09.00–10.00

Keynote lecture:

The Devil in the Detail – Doing Social Work Under the Canopy of Active Labour Market Policy

Dorte Caswell

(Aalborg University, Denmark)

Chair: Vibeke Bak Nielsen (Chair of FORSA Nordic, Aalborg University, Denmark)

University Main Building, Lecture Hall 1 (New side, 2nd floor)

10.00–10.30

Coffee

University Main Building, Lobby (New side, 2nd floor)

10.30–11.15

Keynote lecture:

For Better of for Worse? Changing Power Relations and Benefit Reform

Helena Blomberg-Kroll

(Swedish School of Social Science, University of Helsinki, Finland)

Chair: Vibeke Bak Nielsen (Chair of FORSA Nordic, Aalborg University, Denmark)

University Main Building, Lecture Hall 1 (New side, 2nd floor)

11.15–12.30

Lunch

University Main Building, Lobby and Nobel Lobby (Old side, 2nd floor)

12.30–15.00

Workshop session III

University Main Building

15.00–15.15

Closing remark

Katja Kuusisto 

(Chair of the Finnish Society of Social Work Research, University of Tampere, Finland)

University Main Building, Festival Hall (Old side, 2nd floor)

15.15–15.45

Ending of FORSA/NOUSA - Nordic Social Work Conference 2018

University Main Building, Lobby (Old side, 2nd floor)