Port Cities and Pleasurescapes

On the 6th of February, scholars from historically connected port cities in Europe – Rotterdam, Hamburg, Barcelona, and Gothenburg – and beyond, convened at Erasmus University for a full day of developing research discussions and presentations. Together, they continue their ongoing and transnational conversations about ‘pleasurescapes’, a gesture which echoes the phenomenon of integration and … Continue reading Port Cities and Pleasurescapes

Thesis Writing Tips:

Top tips by master thesis writers: Annie Heslinga & Pierce Kehoe! At our last thesis workshop meeting, themed ‘Business of Innovation’, two GLOCAL alumni from the Rotterdam pathway, Annie Heslinga and Pierce Kehoe, presented tips on thesis writing and preparation, based on their different experiences and approaches. The opened their presentation by asking our group … Continue reading Thesis Writing Tips:

How to become the next GLOCAL: tips for the application

When I received the fifth message this week on my social media from the upcoming students asking for tips on applying to GLOCAL, I realized there is a need to sum up the main points as an article for our blog. So, if you are you thinking of applying to the GLOCAL programme this year … Continue reading How to become the next GLOCAL: tips for the application

Catching up with GLOCAL III (Summer School 2019)

GLOCAL Summer School 2019 was held in Rotterdam from 25-29th August 2019 with the theme of ‘Tastes of the Global City’. The 5-day program was packed with a variety of insightful lectures and panel discussions, as well as exciting local tours. The Glocal Experience team sat down with 2 students from GLOCAL’s third cohort (figuratively) … Continue reading Catching up with GLOCAL III (Summer School 2019)

6 Useful Tools and Resources for Writing Academic Essays

With essay deadlines looming on the horizon, master essay writer Jeen shares her tips for staying on top. Academic essays can be daunting to write especially if you come from a background where they were not part of your undergraduate training, and the struggle is even worse if English is not your mother tongue! It … Continue reading 6 Useful Tools and Resources for Writing Academic Essays