SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2020
9:00-09:30Registration
09:30-9:45OPENING:
Welcome Addresses
09:45-10:45KEYNOTES:
Displacement in the Middle East: Current Social Perspectives
Displacement in the Middle East: Current Political Perspectives
10:45-11:15Coffee Break
11:15-12:30PODIUM:
Podium Discussion
12:30-13:30Lunch Break
13:30-15:00REPATRIATION:
Conflict Solution and Reconciliation: Laying the Basis for Return to Syria
Reconstruction of Educational Structures: Potentials for International Cooperation
Repatriation Services: Resources and Competences Needed
15:00-15:30Coffee Break
15:30-17:00RESETTLEMENT
Programs and Current Developments
Pre-departure and Post-arrival Services: Towards a Better Coordination
Integration of Displaced Scholars and Students in Host Countries
19:00-20:00Optional Dinner
MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2020
CREATING SOCIAL COHESION IN HOST COUNTRIES AND COMMUNITIES
9:00-10:00KEYNOTES:
Transnationalism and Limbo: Refugees Caught in Between
Displaced Scholars and Students
10:00-10:30PODIUM DISCUSSION: DISPLACED SCHOLARS AND STUDENTS IN LIMBO
10:30-11:00Coffee Break
11:00-12:30PARALLEL WORKING SESSIONS (SESSION 1)
– WS 1: Governance and Discourse
– WS 2: Social Welfare
– WS 3: Higher Education
12:30-13:30Lunch Break
13:30-15:00PARALLEL WORKING SESSIONS (SESSION 2)
– WS 1: Governance and Discourse
– WS 2: Health and Psychosocial Support
– WS 3: Higher Education
15:00-15:30Coffee Break
15:30-17:00PARALLEL WORKING SESSIONS (SESSION 3)
– WS 1: Governance and Discourse
– WS 2: Social Welfare
– WS 3: Higher Education
18:00-20:00Optional Dinner
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2020
CREATING SOCIAL COHESION IN HOST COUNTRIES AND COMMUNITIES
9:00-09:30KEYNOTE:
Social Work and Displacement
09:30-10:30PODIUM DISCUSSION: THE CONTRIBUTION OF SOCIAL WORK
10:30-11:00Coffee Break
11:00-13:30PARALLEL WORKING SESSIONS (SESSION 4)
– WS 1: Case Studies Protracted Displacement
– WS 2:Building Transnational Academic Networks
– WS 3: Integration of Graduates into the Labor Market
13:30-14:00CLOSING
14:00-15:00Lunch
15:30-19:00OPTIONAL AMMAN CITY TOUR

OPTIONAL OFFERS:

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2020 – THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2020
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: LOCALISATION OF SOCIAL WORK IN ARAB COUNTRIES (INCLUDING PARTICIPATION IN GJU 15 YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION ON OCTOBER 21)
Hosts GJU Social Work Network (a network of German Universities)
DAAD TRAFO LOSWAC Network (German Jordanian University, Lebanese University,
University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt) Yarmouk University) and
associated partners, see https://ifas.fhws.de/en/loswac/
VenueGJU Main Campus, Amman-Madaba Street, Jordan
Feesnone
Contactsocial-work@gju.edu.jo
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2020
TOURISTIC OFFER: VISIT ANCIENT ROSE-RED CITY PETRA (DAY TRIP)
OrganiserYarmouk University
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