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Illicit Livelihoods: Drugs and Development in Africa

Posted on Monday 8 October 2018

York's Dr Gernot Klantschnig has presented a paper at a biennial conference about substance use and sustainable development in Africa.

Early career visiting fellowships offered

Posted on Thursday 4 October 2018

Two Visiting Fellowships are available for early career researchers.

Registration open for the 9th International Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Health

Posted on Monday 1 October 2018

The conference will have many themes, but will particularly focus on social workers’ roles in promoting human rights and social perspectives in their work with adults.

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Inclusive or Exclusive Global Development? Scrutinizing ‘Financial Inclusion’

This half-day workshop would bring in such scholars to discuss what we have learned from a decade of research on the microfinance, and how financial inclusion and the emergence of fintech may offer new opportunities - as well as risks - in for inclusive global development.

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The Department of Social Policy and Social Work at York is one of the leading UK centres for teaching and research in social policy, social work and professional development for public managers.

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