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Lectures on social policy in Finland were held by Sociology and Social work Department

Two Lectures, "Finnish child welfare policies and services" and “Nordic Welfare Model: Social Insurance and Service in Finland”, given by Prof. Juha Hämäläinen and Prof. Timo Toikko from the Department of Social Sciences at University of Eastern Finland, were held by sociology and social work department, on Oct. 12th.

Prof. Hämäläinen discussed the children's welfare in Finland, also in other Nordic countries, highlighting the legal provisions and the rights of children; Prof. Toikko talked about the Nordic welfare model and the social care in Finland. The lectures introduced some of the important points of the so-called Nordic welfare system, and have a lot to do to the practice of the East Asian Welfare Regime.