Programme

Preliminary conference programme

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2018

13.00–16.30

PhD workshop

Porthania Building

12.00-14.00

NOUSA meeting

University Main Building

12.00–14.00

Country meetings

University Main Building

12.00–15.00

Annual FORSA meeting

University Main Building

14.00-16.00

Special Interest Groups

University Main Building

15.00-16.00

Annual NOUSA meeting

University Main Building

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

University Main Building, Entrance Lobby

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

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2018

08.00–16.00

Registration, Conference Secretariat, Exhibiton

University Main Building, Entrance Lobby

09.00–09.15

Opening remark

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

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, USA)

Porthania Building, Lecture Hall PI (1st floor)

11.45–13.00

Lunch

University Main Building

13.00–14.30

Workshop session I

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

14.30-15.00

Coffee

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

15.00-16.30

Workshop session II

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

18.00–19.00

Welcome reception by the City of Helsinki

Helsinki City Hall (Pohjoisesplanadi 11-13)

20.00–

Conference dinner

Restaurant Sipuli (Kanavaranta 7)

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2018

09.00–15.00

Conference Secretariat, Exhibition

University Main Building, Entrance Lobby

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)

University Main Building, Lecture hall 13 (New side, 3rd floor)

10.00–10.30

Coffee

University Main Building

10.30–11.15

Keynote lecture:

TBA

Helena Blomberg

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

University Main Building, Lecture hall 13 (New side, 3rd floor)

11.15–12.30

Lunch

University Main Building

12.30–15.00

Workshop session III

University Main Building

15.00–15.15

Closing remark

University Main Building

15.15–15.45

Ending of FORSA/NOUSA 2018

University Main Building