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Global Challenges and International Social Work

Am 29. Juni 2018 findet am Campus in Feldkirchen das Symposium „Global Challenges and International Social Work“ statt. Namhafte Expertinnen aus Europa und Afrika gehen in Vorträgen und interaktiven Workshops auf zentrale Fragen des 21. Jahrhunderts ein.


• International social work in the 21st century: Challenges and opportunities
   Prof Ronald Lutz (Germany)

• Social work and social policy in a changing Europe
   Prof Walter Lorenz (South Tyrol)

• Social work and social development in Africa
  Dr. Janestic Twikirize (Uganda)



1. Social workers’ associations: A cross-cultural dialogue & sharing of experiences

2. Social work in the Trump era: Where is our political mandate?

3. Beyond the Karawanken: A view on social work in Africa’s Great Lakes region

4. Social work with refugees: How can we meet our professional and ethical Standards?



COME TOGETHER with international buffet, cultural performances and live Music.


Detailed programme to follow.

We are looking forward to seeing you at the symposium!


BItte melden Sie sich für das Symposium unter Angabe des gewählten Workshops (1 - 4) hier an:

WANN: 29.06.2018, 14:30 - 20:00
WO: AUDIMAX, Fachhochschule Kärnten, Campus Feldkirchen, Hauptplatz 12, 9560 Feldkirchen


Prof. Helmut Spitzer, PhD
Professor of Social Work
OSECA – Office of Scientific and Educational Cooperation with African Partners
Carinthia University of Applied Sciences

Hauptplatz 12
9560 Feldkirchen

+43 (0)5 90500-4219