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!
The Israel21c website has published an article about Fabian Bulugu, a Glocal cohort 7 alumni, who opened a farm for at-risk youth in his native Tanzania.
Fabian worked with a local israeli organisation, Kaima, during his studies in Glocal. During his time in Glocal, he has created a local NGO in Tanzania and is using the experience from his volunteering with Kaima to open this farm, with the aim to empower youth and provide them with practical tools for their professional development.