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. Read more about Glocal Magazine 2019 Event Launch
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. Read more about New Glocal Magazine available!
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
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.
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 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.
The course focuses on the two-way relationship between major demographic events and societal transitions. Demographic events include epidemics, large-scale migration, and more recently, the dramatic reductions in fertility and mortality. Societal transitions include those related to religious belief and practice, political instability, economic development, as well as to those associated with the "second demographic transition" in contemporary low fertility countries. Read more about Population change: Why it matters?