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Conference on Social Welfare in Chinese Societies

The International Conference on Social Work, Social Welfare and Social Policy in Chinese Societies: Cross Cultural Experiences was held at CUHK from 28 to 30 May. Around 40 presentations by renowned speakers from overseas countries, Taiwan, mainland China and Hong Kong were conducted to share research outputs for knowledge development in social welfare, social policy, as well as social work education and practice in Chinese societies worldwide.

This conference was jointly organized by the CUHK—Nankai Joint Research Centre of Social Policy; the Risk Society and Policy Research Centre, National Taiwan University; the Department of Social Work, CUHK and the Department of Social Work and Social Policy, Nankai University. It was co-organized by Chung Chi College, CUHK; the School for Policy Studies, the University of Bristol; the Faculty of Social Work, Wilfrid Laurier University; the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, the University of Toronto; the School of Social Work, the University of Southern California; and the Social Policy Research Centre, the University of New South Wales.