Glocal is happy to update on the upcoming event for the graduation of cohort 8 of our students. The graduation event will take place on Wednesday the 13th March 2019, from 15:00 till 18:30, in Beit Meirsdorf Building in the Mount Scopus Campus in Jerusalem.We cordially invite all families, alumni, partners and those interested in Glocal to attend. The event will be an occasion to hear from the students about their experiences in the field and congratulate them on finishing their degree. Read more about Save the Date - Cohort 8 Graduation Event
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. Read more about Cohort 9 fieldwork experience in South Tel-Aviv
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. Read more about Glocal participation in the Pears Challenge 2019
Dr. Nancy Strichman is one of Glocal's key staff who have been teaching in the program for several years. She also publishes a regular blogin the TImes of Israel, where she discusses several issues related to development, NGOs and life in Israel. Read more about Dr. Nancy Strichman exciting blog
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! Read more about Welcome cohort 9
Glocal is a unique MA program at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, which aspires to train young practitioners in the development field, focusing on working with disadvantaged communities around the world. The program brings together academic and practical training in the developing world.
The M.A. Program of International Development (Glocal) at the Faculty of Social Sciences, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem seeks to fill a tenure-track position (alternative ranks: Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor), commencing Fall 2019. Read more about Call for tenure-track position application
The Glocal program's offices have been relocated to the shining and new floor in the Social Sciences Faculty in Mount Scopus. The new offices (next to the Psychology labs) have ample sunlight, a balcony and an amazing view of Jerusalem. This is a major improvement compared to our old rooms. Glocal now also has a new meeting room that can also be used by our students and visiting lecturers. Read more about Glocal brand new offices!