Call for papers: Social Work Conference

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Date and time: 
Tue, 2017-03-14 10:33

Abstracts are invited from researchers, academicians, policy makers and analysts, and PhD students for the upcoming Social Work Conference scheduled to be held in Gaborone, Botswana on October 25 – 27, 2017.

Conference theme:

 ‘Social Work, Human Security and Sustainable Development in sub-Saharan Africa’


  • Social work and human security
  • Political security
  • Sustainable development
  • Social security
  • Human Rights Based approach
  • Social development
  • Corruption
  • Threats to human security
  • Economic security
  • Migration
  • Environment and human security
  • Food security
  • Social work in Africa
  • Tourism and families in Africa
  • Human trafficking


  • Abstract submission March 31, 2017
  •  Abstract acceptance notification April 30, 2017
  • Early bird registration by May 30, 2017
  • Regular registration June 30, 2017
  • Late registration August 25, 2017 
  • Conference begins October 25, 2017
  •  Conference ends October 27, 2017


The registration fee will be US $350.00 per person for international delegates from developed countries, US $300.00 for participants from developing countries, and US $250.00 for students.

For more information on the Conference, visit

 You can also contact Dr. Gidraphe Wairire Email:

Also visit for more updates and details on Social work trends in the region. CRISOWO is a joint initiative between 6 schools of social work  in East Africa and Austria. Established under the auspices of  PROSOWO II project (Professional Social Work in East Africa), the Centre for Research and Innovation in Social Work (CRISOWO) is a centre of excellence in social work research and innovation in East Africa. 

Expiry Date: 
Sun, 2017-12-31 10:33