Webinar – 9 June 2020, 16:00 – 18:00 (Italy time)
Sustainable Welfare, Green Social Work
and the Impacts of the Corona Crisis
An International Comparison
The webinar is open up to 50 participants. It is a free event but we kindly ask you to register in advance for the webinar at: firstname.lastname@example.org
16:00 Input: Sustainable Welfare and the current Corona Crisis – Prof. Matteo Villa, University of Pisa
16:20 Input: Green Social Work, the Social Pedagogy of Sustainability and the current Corona Crisis – Prof. Dr. Christian Spatscheck, Hochschule Bremen, City University of Applied Sciences
16:40 – Comment from a Latin American Perspective – Prof. Brenda Pereyra, Universidad Nacional de Lanús
16:50 – Comment form an US-American Perspective – Prof. Dr. Rodrigo S. Reis, Washington University in St. Louis
17:00 – Discussion in/with the audience
17:45 – First common conclusions
Concept and idea
This webinar aims to create a space for reflection of the social implications of the current Corona Crisis in the contexts of social work and social welfare. It addresses social welfare and social work scholars and social workers from different countries. The current situation will be discussed in relation to the theoretical frameworks of Sustainable Welfare and Green Social Work.
This webinar aims a) to gather current perspectives from different countries and welfare systems and b) to draw first common conclusions. After the webinar, the hosts are aiming to create a little collection of theses.
The event is hosted by Prof. Dr. Christian Spatscheck (Hochschule Bremen, City University of Applied Sciences, School of Social Work), Prof. Matteo Villa (University of Pisa, Department of Political Science) and Prof. Brenda Pereyra (Universidad Nacional de Lanús, School of Social Work) who have already been working together on the analysis of community organizations in social work and social welfare.