Focusing research on practices: methodologies, knowledge production and ethics in social work practice research


Course program


Wednesday 17 November 2010 at the University of Helsinki, main building, Fabianinkatu 33

13.00
Opening of the event

13.15 
Orientation for the Course
Prof. Ilse Julkunen, University of Helsinki, Chair of the course
 
14.15 
Rethinking social work practice under neo-liberalism – research as management or critique
Dr Edgar Marthinsen, NTNU Samfunnsforskning, Trondheim University

15.15 
Coffee break

15.45
Methodological Challenges in Researching professional Practices – towards partnership in Knowledge Formation
Dr Ritva Engeström, University of Helsinki

17.00                    
Potentials of work – metatheoretical and methodological perspectives and dilemmas
Dr Søren Peter Olesen, Aalborg University

Discussion
 
19.00
Dinner



Thursday 18 November 2010 at the University of Helsinki, main building, Fabianinkatu 33

9.30
Research as Practice in Social Work
Prof. Sue White, University of Lancaster

10.45 
Coffee break

11.15 
Three kinds of pragmatic research
Professor Göran Goldkuhl, Linköping University

Discussion

13.00
Lunch

14.15-18.15       
Group work & research paper presentations
(includes a coffee break)

Group one (Hall 4): Group leaders Dr. Christopher Hall and Dr Suvi Raitakari
Group two (Hall 11): Group leaders Prof. Kirsi Juhila and Prof. Sue White.
Group three (Hall 20): Group leaders Prof Synnöve Karvinen-Niinikoski and Dr. Ritva Engeström
Group four (Hall 19): Group leaders Dr. Mirja Satka and Prof. Ilse Julkunen

 

Friday 19 November 2010 at the University of Helsinki, main building, Fabianinkatu 33

9.00                    
Group reports presented for the whole course & discussion

10.00
Coffee break
10.30
Strategic challenges in Social Work Practices and Research
Prof. Karen Healy, The University of Queensland

Discussion

13.00 Closing the course

 


Göran Goldkuhl-Helsinki-18Oct2010.pdf (246 KB)
Healy Karen_lecture slides.ppt (791 KB)
NBSW course Focusing Research on Practices evaluation.pdf (7 KB)
Soren Peter Olesen_lecture slides.ppt (274 KB)
White Sue_lecture slides.ppt (779 KB)