Understanding intergenerational trauma in Israel/Palestine

(Reposted from: Making Peace Visible)

In this episode of the Making Peace Visible podcast, journalist and researcher Lydia Wilson helps us understand the Israel/Palestine conflict through a lens of intergenerational trauma.

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Intergenerational trauma, also called historical trauma, is defined as cumulative emotional and psychological wounding over the lifespan and across generations, emanating from massive group trauma experiences.

The brutal October 7th attacks by Hamas inside of Israel, and the IDF’s seemingly relentless assault on Gaza have captured the world’s attention for the past six months. In this episode, we attempt to understand the psychological state that’s developed over generations on both sides, which enables people to commit such violent acts. 

Our guest is Lydia Wilson, a research fellow at Oxford’s Centre for the Resolution of Intractable Conflict, a visiting fellow at the University of Cambridge’s Department of Middle Eastern Studies, and the Culture Editor at New Lines Magazine. Lydia has spent a good part of her career studying radicalization and the long-term psychological impact of violence on a population level.  

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  1. Dr. Surya Nath Prasad

    A Speech at the 7th Congress-Globalistics, Moscow, Russia

    Universal Peace Education for Justice and Peace, Prevention and Remedy of War
    By Dr. Surya Nath Prasad – Transcend Media Service
    http://transcend.org/tms/2023/10/universal-peace-education-for-justice-and-peace-prevention-and-remedy-of-war/

    UCN News Channel
    A Dialogue
    between Dr. Surya Nath Prasad and the Anchor of UCN News Channel on
    Universal Peace Education
    For Peace, Closure of Hospitals (because All will be free from Diseases), Prisons, Courts of Law, Police Force, and Military
    By Surya Nath Prasad, Ph.D.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LS10fxIuvik

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