Cohort 9 (2018-2019)

Cohort 9:

October 2018 - March 2020

Glocal Magazine 2019 Event Launch

Glocal Magazine 2019 Event Launch

May 5, 2019

Every year Glocal produces a magazine centered around a chosen theme, that is relevant to the field of International Development. In 2019 the magazine focused on the relations between Development and the Environment, the content throughout the event explored this topic from various angles. Our honored keynote speaker was Prof. Alon Tal (Tel-Aviv University) which discussed the tension between Development and the Environment from a more macro level, through elaborating on environmental policies.

Glocal Ted Talks

The Ted Talks which you will find on this page were filmed during our students' graduation ceremonies and other events. In these Ted Talks, students give us a taste as to what they did during their internships whilst studying at Glocal.

The Glocal International Development program emphasizes the importance of combining academic knowledge with practical skills and hands-on learning. During the program, students complete a full 4-month internship in a local or international organization.

New Glocal Magazine available!

New Glocal Magazine available!

May 5, 2019

We are happy to announce that the latest volume of the Glocal Annual Magazine is now available. The Glocal 2019 Magazine is dedicated to the question of International Development & The Environment and brings together pieces written by Glocal students, alumni and, for the first time, guest contributers. 

Pears Program for Global Innovation: "How NOT to do Humanitarian Innovation"

Pears Program for Global Innovation: "How NOT to do Humanitarian Innovation"

March 28, 2019

Glocal's staff and students were happy to participate and contribute to the Pears Program for Global Innovation night on  "How NOT to do Humanitarian Innovation". 

The event, organised as a part of the Pears Challenge 2019- WASH in Humanitarian settings brought together humanitarian practioners from different fields to discuss how humanitarian innovation should NOT be done and how to avoid some of the pitfalls of previous negative experiences.

Glocal participation in the Pears Challenge 2019

Glocal participation in the Pears Challenge 2019

January 7, 2019

Glocal's students and staff were happy to participate in the Pears Challenge 2019.  Glocal's cohort 9 students Genevive Ogan Estacaan and Tatenda Probert Malan, together with Glocal teacher Imri Schattner-Ornan gave a talk in the Jerusalem launch event about their expeirence of working with Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) related issues in various situations and gave examples from their fieldwork in Bangladesh, Ethiopia and South Sudan.

Cohort 9 fieldwork experience in South Tel-Aviv

January 14, 2019

The fieldwork experience in South Tel-Aviv has remained the central feature of the Glocal Qualitative Research Methods course since 2015. This year, teams of 4-6 students spent two days conducting pilot research with refugee and asylum-seeker community South Tel-Aviv.  In preparation, student groups were matched with local “hosts” (individuals or organizations), and/or were assigned public spaces in which to conduct participant observation.

Welcome cohort 9

Welcome cohort 9

October 15, 2018

Glocal is happy to welcome our 9th Cohort.

The 9th Glocal cohort started their classes today. This is the largest Glocal cohort so far, with 29 students from ten different countries including Israel, Palestine, Zambia, Uganda, Argentina, Mexico, Nigeria, the Phillippines, the US and Zimbabwe!

Individual guidance - Thesis writing (Mandatory for Research Track only)

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2019

Course/Module description: 
The course is aimed at supporting research track Glocal students in writing their dissertations. It will consist of a single group meeting followed by one-on-one sessions—in person, over emails or through videoconferences, as requested by the student.

Gender and Feminism – Theory and Practice

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2019

The course will introduce feminist theories from the global South and North, and explore the role of gender in social, cultural and economic processes. We will consider gendered social constructions, and the relationship between ideology and disenfranchising practices in everyday lives. The course will begin with an introduction to the field of gender, sexuality and feminist thought, following we will examine matrixes of oppression in the South and gender and globalization. 

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