The China Social Work Research Centre is a joint initiative established by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the Peking University on 11 March 2010. It aims to foster the integration of social work theory and practice, thus to indigenize and professionalize social work, and ultimately make contributions to social problem solving and to the social development at large. The Centre also devotes to build a team of highly trained social work and social policy research professionals, who are committed to the social change of the Mainland China (China) in a long term.
The Centre adopts inter-disciplinary approach to probe into the theory and practice in the areas of economy and social development; as well as social policy and social work professionalization in the post-reform era China. The Centre applies research to inform practice and teaching; and to facilitate continuous professional exchange among students, graduates, scholars and related profession to sustain development and capacity building. For rousing the development of social work in China, the Centre partners with the government, educational institutes as well as relevant organizations to organize high standard training, research seminars, and conferences on social service management, social work education and social work practice.
To make the impact worldwide, the Centre is dedicated to be an international exchange platform fostering intercontinental collaborations in social work, social policy, social development and other related areas.
Winter Lodge, Peking University, Beijing
The Centre is located at Winter Lodge, the north of “The Lake with No Name” on the campus of Peking University and is a Chinese-style garden lodge with historical significance. The Centre is multi-functions for meetings, seminars, conferences and training workshops.
No.83 Jingchunyuan, Peking University,
No.5 Yiheyuan Road, Haidian District,