Roatch Lecture Archive

2020: Superdiversity as a new reality. Investigating access to healthcare services in Europe
Keynote Speakers:
Roacth Speaker:   
Simon Pemberton, Professor,
Department of Human Geography,
Keele University,
United Kingdom. 
Respondent:
David W. Rothwell, Assistant Professor,
College of Public Health,
Oregon State University,
USA
 
2019: Working with Syrian Families in extreme conditions: Lessons for global Immigration and refugee policies

Keynote Speaker:

Bree Akesson, Ph. D
Associate Professor
Faculty of Social Work and the Social Justice
Wilfrid Laurier University in Canada

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2018: Celtic lands and identities: Global and local implications

Keynote speaker:

Frank Rennie
Professor of Sustainable Rural Development and Assistant Principal
Lews Castle College University of the Highlands Islands

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2017: Defining social work within the history of France: Well-known and hidden origins of a complex professional identity

Keynote Speaker
John Ward
Senior Lecturer in Field Education, Foundation for social work and social research (ITSRS), Montrouge - Neuilly-sur-Marne, Paris Region
Associate Researcher, University Paris 13 Sorbonne Paris Cité, Pléiade Laboratory

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2016: Facing the crisis in Southern Europe: Demographic, political and social service dilemmas of current times

Keynote Speaker: 
Manuel Aguilar Hendrickson
Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
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2014: Raising the “Model" Child. Cultural Traditions and Aspirations: A U.S.-China Comparison

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Hong Xiao
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2013: The implications of marginality in the medical profession: The case of alternative medicine

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Mike Saks
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Respondents:
Charles C. Daschbach:  response
Anita Martinez: response

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2012: Do Economists need to know about ethics? The case of Adam Smith

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Nicholas Phillipson

Respondents:
William A. Verdini
David R. Berman

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2011: Public Policy and Private Profit: A Study in Contrast

Keynote Speaker:
Judge John Foreman
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Respondents:
Kyrsten Sinema
David Gartner

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2010: U.S. Health Reform and the Elusive Target of Human Rights

Keynote Speaker:
Lance A. Gable, JD, MPH
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Respondents:
Kim VanPelt
Rev. Jan Olav Flaaten: response

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2009: Pensions, Social Security and Health Care in France

Keynote Speaker:
Guillaume Filhon
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2008: Between Solidarity and Individual Responsibility: Financing Health Care in Europe

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Wolfgang Schulz-Weidner

2007: Is There Still A Place For Traditional Values In Family Medicine?: Confronting Managed Care

Keynote Speaker:
John Wynn-Jones, M.D.
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2006: Health Care in Canada and the United States: Consumer Good, Social Service or Right of Citizenship?

Keynote Speaker:
Gregory Marchildon
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2005: Celtic Culture, Confidence and Credibility: Implications for Minority Language Retention in Arizona

Keynote Speaker:
Agnes Rennie
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2005: - Special Event - Maximizing the Benefits of University Community Partnerships

Keynote Speaker:
Jude Butcher
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2004: Fear Not the Fall: The Strength of the Human Spirit

Keynote Speaker:
Billie Jean Young, JD
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2003: Globalization and Citizenship: New Issues, Challenges and Opportunities

Keynote Speaker:
Lena Dominelli, PhD
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2002: The Spanish Guest Workers in Germany: Contrasting and Comparing Experiences with the United States

Keynote Speaker:
Estrella Gualda Caballero
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2002: The Pain, the Gain,and the Strain: Twenty Years in the Voluntary Sector in and English Country

Keynote Speaker:
Steven Wheldon Wright, MBE
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2001: Special Follow-up to the 2001 John F. Roatch Lecture: Human Rights After September 11

Keynote Speaker:
Chris Sidoti

2001: Planks, Splinters and Human Rights: Judging Ourselves as We Judge Others

Keynote Speaker:
Chris Sidoti
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2000: The Role of Faith Communities in Alleviating Poverty: A Historical Perspective

Keynote Speaker:
Michael A. Mullett
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1999: The Use of Interpreters in Clinical Practice: A Social Work Challenge

Keynote Speaker:
Francis J. Turner
Wilfrid Laurier University
Toronto, Canada

1997: Social Work as Development: Learning from Africa and Asia

Keynote Speaker:
James Midgley, Provost
Lousiana State University
Baton Rouge

1998: Community Development and Policy Innovation in a Time of Transition

Keynote Speaker:
Michael Sherraden
Washington University 
St. Louis, Missouri

1996: Re-examining Services to Diverse Populations

Keynote Speaker:
Guadalupe G. Lara, MSW, CSW
Children's Hospital 
Michigan, Detroit

1996: Arizona History: Mexicans and Their Influence

Keynote Speaker:
Thomas Sheridan
Arizona State Museum
Tucson, Arizona

1995: The Dilemma of Government Social Services: Current Perspectives from the UK

Keynote Speaker:
Ian Ross
Central Region Council
Stirling, Scotland

1995: The Story of an Orphanage Told by its Children

Keynote Speaker:
Howard Goldstein, DSW
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio

2015: Family policies promoting father's involvement in childcare in Europe: what can we learn?

Keynote Speaker
Gerardo Meil Landwerlin
Professor, Autonomous University of Madrid

Respondents:
Thom Reilly, director, Morrison Institute for Public Policy
Len Kirschner, past-president, AARP Arizona