An academic discussion for launching the Vietnamese version of "The Social Construction of Reality. A Treatise in the Sociology of Knowledge”, authored by Peter Berger and Thomas Luckmann in 1966, was held on April 8, 2016 at Hoa Sen University- HCMC. The event attracted many participating lecturers, researchers and students from various faculties, universities and agencies. Wishing to contribute an important step into sociology thinking in particular and social science in general in Viet Nam, the Vietnamese version was recently translated from English by Dr. Tran Huu Quang and his colleagues and published by the Phuong Nam Book Publishers.


This paper focuses on a collection of testimonies from some generations of former students who attended two female high schools, Ao Tim in Saigon and Dong Khanh in Hue during the period between 1920 and 1945.

The Center for Development Studies and the Faculty of Sociology, Social Work and Southeast Asian Studies of the Open University in Ho Chi Minh City organized a workshop on October 9, 2014. It was a scholarly discussion with the theme "The phenomenon of migration and migrants from a sociological perspective" presented by the two speakers: Mr. Pham Nhu Ho, MA and Ms. Nguyen Bao Thanh Nghi, PhD.

On 21 May 2014, the Gender and Society (GAS) Research Center – Hoa Sen University organized a workshop entitled "How gender equality is envisioned in the fourth most gender equal country in the world" with Ms. Märian Linnéa Nordqvist as guest speaker. 



The mission of school social work is to achieve quality education for all. Both girls and boys have their troubles in school, and school social workers must focus on the obstacles faced by all children and youth.

The opinions expressed in the report are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations  in Vietnam, the  International Organization for Migration and any Vietnamese Government Agency

Migration is increasingly being acknowledged as an issue that needs a global approach and coordinated responses...