Glocal is pround to congratulate Rina Kedem, one of Glocal's first alumni (cohort 1) for winning the presitigious Israeli President Scholarship for promising PhD candidates. Rina won the scholarship for her thesis "Landscapes of cold peace - Environmental Cooperation in Post Conflict Settings". Read more about Glocal Alumna Rina Kedem wins Presidential Award
We had a wonderful time celebrating Cohort 8's achievements at their Graduation Event on Wednesday 13th March 2019 and were so pleased that so many people (including ambassadors, heads of the university, NGOs, families, friends, students) could join us from near and far! Read more about Great Graduation Event for Cohort 8
Do join us for our Cohort 8's Graduation Event on Wednesday 13th March 2019 with refreshments, TedTalks, roundtable discussions and a keynote speaker!
This will be a fantastic opportunity to hear from our graduating students about their recent internships in developing countries, learn more about our program in International Development and welcome our keynote speaker - a Glocal alumnus.
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
Please see the article by David Parish on the Ethos Maganize website regarding the ICOseed initiative in Kenya. Masha Vernik, Glocal cohort 8 student, just returned from her internship with the organisation.
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