World Social Work Day

The Venue @ DMU
15/03/2022 (10:00-16:30)

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'Transcending Otherness: Disturbing Othering' 

The Social Work Division of De Montfort University, together with the Leicester and Leicestershire & Rutland Safeguarding Children Partnerships have the pleasure of inviting you to attend a one day conference for World Social Work Day (WSWD2022).

The Theme of WSWD2022 is 'Co-building a New Eco-Social World: Leaving No One Behind' and the conference is called 'Transcending Otherness: Disturbing Othering'. The opening contribution on these themes will be given by:

Gurnham Singh - Visiting Professor of Social Work, Chester University:

Other planned contributors are:

  • Deborah Hadwin - on the findings of her PhD on the Social Work role with Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Young People
  • Ellah Kandi - Social Work Practitioner who contributed to the book 'Outlanders: Hidden narratives from social workers of colour'
  • Paschal Gumadwong Bagonza - on the findings of his PhD on the experiences of seeking asylum due to sexuality.
  • The Femzine London - Fem is a zine, a platform and creative network:

The programme is being developed and therefore the contributors are subject to change. A programme will be sent to registered participants closer to the event date.

If you have any questions or would like further information, please contact the Events Office,


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