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Tell Your Life Story
Creating dialogue among Jews and Germans, Israelis and Palestinians

Dan Bar-On is Professor at the Department of Behavioral Sciences at Ben Gurion University of the Negev and Co-Director of PRIME (Peace Research Institute in the Middle East).


Describes Dan Bar-On's method of using storytelling as both a qualitative biographical research method and as an intervention, to bring people from opposite sides of an abyss to a dialogue. Such work needs slow pace and long-term commitment, with a special combination of a scientific rigorous analysis with a sensitive approach toward the people one approaches.
The book first surveys the author's earlier work in this field, in the Kibbutz, with families of Holocaust survivors and descendants of Nazi perpetrators, bringing the two groups together (the TRT group). However, most of the book is devoted to Bar-On's work with Palestinians, both Israeli-Palestinians and Palestinians from the PNA. Through three different settings (working at PRIME on developing a school textbook with two narratives; with refugees; at a University setting with a mixed students group; conducting interviews in Haifa) he describes the hardships of peace building 'under fire', but also the potential achievements of such work.

 

 

Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction: My Journey Through the Whirlwind; Chapter 1 Developing a Methodology: Narratives and Stories; Chapter 2 Reconstructing Narratives Out of Silence: Beginning a Dialogue Between Germans and Israelis; Chapter 3 PRIME: Peace-Building Efforts Under Fire; Chapter 4 Storytelling in the Israeli Jewish and Palestinian Context; Chapter 5 The Diverse Voices of Haifa; In Conclusion: Life's Rivers, Whirlwinds, and Whirlpools; Bibliography, Index

 

2006
250 pages
ISBN 978-963-7326-70-7 cloth $45.00/ €39.95 / £35.00

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