The African Unit at the Truman Institute is dedicated to research on Africa, its inclusion in the global agenda and its promotion within the Israeli academia. Its scholars come from various disciplines, including religious studies, development studies, anthropology, folklore, history, economics, history and politics.
Scholas Citizenship is an educational program of Scholas Occurrentes that aims to promote the social commitment and participation of youth, starting from their own experiences and concerns, to produce positive changes in themselves and their communities. Pope Francis, who founded the Scholas organization to promote education among the world's poor, is sponsoring the congress and emphasized the high importance of having this project in Jerusalem. With the Interreligious Citizenship Encounter, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Scholas reunite …
A group of public health students from developing countries including learned about the work of the Truman Institute’s regional divisions and researchers during a visit to the Institute. Participants in an intensive one-year program coordinated by the University’s school of Public Health and Community Medicine, the students gained new perspective on Middle East topics in conversation with Truman researchers.
The Aix Group is an independent Palestinian-Israeli-International Think Tank focused on analyzing, writing and disseminating position papers on economic issues related to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The Group works since 2003 on permanent status topics as well as on transitional aspects of the conflict. The purpose is to promote sustainable and mutually beneficial relations between Israelis and Palestinians.
Scholars, journalists, religious leaders, and political figures from Brazil, Israel, and Palestine gathered for the Sixth International Symposium on Brazil at Hebrew University to discuss the interaction of politics and religion in Brazil, Israel and Palestine and their effects on the search for peace.
The Forum of Female Researchers established three years ago at the Truman Institute organize different events and activities such as meetings with innovative women in the academia, as well as practical workshops with different lecturers. The forum provides a friendly atmosphere and a social framework for the female researchers in purpose to make them integrate better in the academic world.
A delegation of Asian religious leaders visited The Hebrew University of Jerusalem to hold a day of discussions hosted by the Truman Institute. The leaders met with their Israeli counterparts from religion and academia to exchange ideas on issues ranging from the advancement of peace to the protection of environment.