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Welcome to the Global Winter School 2024! We are delighted to present an extraordinary opportunity for curious minds from across the globe to engage in a transformative learning experience that delves deep into the intricate interplay of society.
The success of the last edition of the Global Winter School on Socio-technical-cultural Aspects of the World serves as a testament to the program’s excellence and impact. Participants from over 20 countries joined us in the previous edition, and the feedback we received was overwhelmingly positive. Delegates of the program have gone on to make significant contributions in various fields, ranging from academia and research to industry and policymaking. Many have successfully implemented socio-technical initiatives that have had far-reaching effects on their communities and organizations. The achievements of our alumni stand as a shining example of the program’s ability to empower individuals with the knowledge, skills, and vision to navigate the complex challenges of our interconnected world. We look forward to building upon this legacy of success and taking the upcoming Global Winter School to even greater heights.
In an era defined by rapid advancements, it has become increasingly essential to understand the profound impact of these innovations on society and vice versa. The Global Winter School recognizes the significance of this symbiotic relationship and offers a diverse range of programs and tracks that explore the multifaceted dimensions of society.
Our carefully curated curriculum brings together experts, thought leaders, and enthusiastic participants to collectively explore the challenges and opportunities arising from the fusion of social and technological forces. Whether you’re a student, researcher, professional, or simply a passionate learner, our program is designed to cater to all levels of expertise and interests.
The Global Winter School features multiple specialized tracks that cover a broad spectrum of topics, including but not limited to below themes:
Social Change Through Education
Site of visit: Government and private schools in rural and urban areas (for a comparative study.)
Social Stratification Decodified.
Site of visit: Village tours of Gujjar community (nomads), Dewasi, Bhil, and other subcaste and tribal groups, Astrology museum, and a sample of ancient Brahmin house.
Women In Action
Site of visit: Shelter homes for women, women police station, some artisan (cloth making, bangle making etc) units headed by local women.
Alternative: Self-help group of women for a group interaction on women’s roles and issues.
Site of visit: Witnessing an archaeological site 50kms from Pali,( unexcavated underground city, dating back to 11th century), the Somnath Temple (constructed in the year 1152), Pali State museum.
Governance At Grassroots
Site of visit: Municipal corporation, Gram Panchayat(Village Council), attend a Gram Sabha (a village meeting), interaction with Sarpanch (Head of the village)
Our esteemed faculty members, drawn from renowned universities and industry leaders, will guide you through engaging lectures, interactive workshops, and hands-on projects, fostering an immersive and collaborative learning environment, and visiting archeological sites. Additionally, you’ll have the chance to interact with fellow participants from diverse backgrounds, gaining insights and building networks that transcend geographical boundaries.
Join us for this unforgettable journey of intellectual exploration and personal growth at the Global Winter School 2024. Together, let’s embrace the complexities of the modern world and harness the power of socio-technical integration for a more informed, responsible, and equitable future.
Students can earn up to 10 credit points by delegating in the program (depending on the university) and a certificate of the delegate.
The Global Winter School 2024 will take place from 3rd – 12th January 2024 in the Pali district of Rajasthan. In close proximity to the district lie, the ancient cities of Jodhpur and Udaipur.
We are excited to announce that the application for the Global Winter School 2024 on Socio-technical Aspects of the World is now open.
Deadline for Registration : 30th September 2023
As we put the finishing touches on the program, we can assure you that it will be an enriching and transformative experience.
INCLUDED IN PROGRAM
Food, accommodation, travel during working days (preparation period and field research) and a weekend trip will be taken care of by the program.
* As an NGO, all the fees collected will be used on the delegates to ensure all the safety precautions and government advisories.
TO BE BORNE BY DELEGATES.
Flight expenses, visa, insurance, and any personal or travel expense made outside of the training and field research period will have to be taken care of by the delegates.
Selected students can apply for the scholarship, which will be decided by the panel based on the merit list and availability of funds, and the Economic condition of the delegate.
Please note: Sufficient proof will be required to verify the authenticity of the applicant’s economic conditions.
Open to anyone above the age of 18.
A filled application form with a minimum of 200 words ‘Statement of Purpose‘.
STEP 1 :
Selection based on Complete Application & SOP.
STEP 2 :
Interview through telephone | Skype.
Please note: Due to multiple stakeholders’ involvement and efforts made by people and NGOs, once you complete the registration process it is not possible to process the refund.