Dr. Rafi Nets (-Zehngut)

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Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Rafi Nets-Zehngut

 

Publications:

  • Include 44 published and forthcoming articles and book chapters, as well 10 books/booklets: 7 that were published, 1 which was accepted for publication (separately, in English and in Hebrew), and 2 in preparation.

 

Talks at Speaking Series and Presentations at Conferences:

  • Include 28 talks at speaking series and brownbag series - including at the Israeli Premier Ministery - as well as 27 presentations at conferences and symposiums; a complete list follows this CV.

 

Main Educational Background:

  • Columbia University, New York, NY, USA: Pre-Doctoral Fellow – The Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict and Complexity (AC4), Earth Institute, 2011.
  • Columbia University, New York, NY, USA: Pre-Doctoral Fellow, International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution (ICCCR), 2007 - 2010.
  • Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA: Pre-Doctoral Fellow, MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, 2006-2007.
  • Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel: Ph.D. Candidate, The Department of Political

Science, 2003-2012. Ph.D. awarded: June 2012 (distinctions for dissertations are not awarded in this department).

Topic of dissertation: Fixation and change of the Israeli official memory regarding the 1948 Palestinian exodus, 1949-2004. Supervisors: Professor Daniel Bar-Tal and Professor Gad Barzilai.

Awarded The Ben Halpern Prize for the Best 2011 Doctoral Dissertation, the Association for Israel Studies.

  • Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel: Masters Degree, Political Science, 1998, Magna Cum Laude  – GPA 93; thesis grade – 94.
  • Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel: J.D/LL.B., School of Law, 1995.
  • Ramot Mishpat Law College, Tel Aviv, Israel: Law Graduate, 1994.

 

Additional Educational Background:

  • Tel Aviv, Yale and Columbia Universities: Concentrations: Political Science, Conflict Studies, Social Psychology and Academic Skills (40 credit hours above the required course credit for M.A. and Ph.D.).
  • Tubingen University, Tubingen, Germany: “The Political System and the Nation,” an international seminar for Political Science Ph.D. candidates

 

Fellowships/Awards/Grants:

  1. The Dan David Prize for research on history and memory.
  2. Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia University, New York, Visiting Scholar Fellowship, 2013-14.
  3. The Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, Personal Research Grant, 2012.
  4. The Lady Davis 2012-13 Post-Doctoral Fellowship, the Hebrew University (this fellowship is different from the below Leonard Davis pre-doctoral fellowship).
  5. The Ben Halpern 2011 Best Doctoral Dissertation Prize, the Association for Israel Studies.
  6. The Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, 2011-12.
  7. The AIS (Association of Israeli Studies) grant of the 2011 annual conference, Brandeis University, USA.
  8. AC4 (The Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict and Complexity), Earth Institute, Columbia University, Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, 2011.
  9. The ICCCR (International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution), Columbia University, pre-doctoral Fellowship, 2009 – 2010.
  10. First Advisory Foundation, Lichtenstein – Ph.D. Dissertation Grant.
  11. The AIS (Association of Israeli Studies) grant of the 2009 annual conference, Beer Shava, Israel.
  12. The ICCCR (International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution), Columbia University, Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, 2008-2009 academic year.
  13. The IPRA (International Peace Research Association) Foundation research project grant.
  14. The ICCCR (International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution), Columbia University, Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, 2007-2008 academic year.
  15. The OHA (Oral History Association) grant for the Oakland 2007 conference.
  16. The AIS (Association of Israeli Studies) grant of the 2007 annual conference, Ra’anana, Israel.
  17. The Fox International Pre-Doctoral Fellowship at the Macmillan Center, Yale University, 2006-2007 academic year.
  18. The ISPP (International Society of Political Psychology) grant for the 2006 annual conference, Barcelona, Spain.
  19. The Political Science Department at Tel Aviv University, Ph.D. Annual Grant, 2005-2006 academic year.
  20. The Yad-Tabenkin Institute, Ph.D. Dissertation Grant, Ramat Efal, Israel.
  21. Tubingen University, Ph.D. Grant, Tubingen, Germany.
  22. The Levon Institute, Masters Thesis Grant, Tel Aviv, Israel.

 

Research:

  • Concentrations:
    • Collective memory of political violence (e.g., intra- and interstate conflicts, despotic regimes, genocide, colonialism and the Holocaust), particularly that of the Israeli-Arab/Palestinian conflict among Israeli-Jews and Palestinians.
    • Socio-psychological aspects of political violence, particularly addressing the destructive aftermath of political violence through reconciliation and healing processes.
    • Transitional justice, historians commissions, apologies, narratives, oral history, self-censorship, peace education, and sustainable peace.
  • Methodologies: qualitative and quantitative - content analysis of documents, interviews, and public opinion surveys (including their statistical analysis), with interest in experimental research.
  • Regional focus: Middle East.

 

Talks at Lectures and Brownbag Series:

  1. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2015, December). The Israeli collective memory of the 1948 Palestinian Nakba. A talk at The Collective Perception of the Past in Areas of Conflicts working group, The Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research, Tel Aviv University, Israel.
  2. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2013, March). Collective memory of conflicts. A talk at the Political Science Program and the Middle East Studies Program, Baruch College, City University of New York.
  3. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2012, November). A talk. The Israeli Prime Minister Office, Jerusalem, Israel.
  4. Bar-Tal, D., and Nets-Zehngut, R. (2012, June). How societies prevent moral concern in intractable conflicts? International Symposium on “Conflict and moral concern: Media, psychology, rationality and emotion,” the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
  5. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2012, May). Dynamics of the Israeli memory of the Palestinian refugee problem. International Relations Department Colloquium, the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
  6. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2012, March). The Israeli-Jewish collective memory of the 1948 Palestinian exodus. The Truman Institute, Speakers Series, the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
  7. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2011, April). Fixation and change of the Israeli official memory regarding the causes for the exodus of the Palestinian refugees during the 1948 War, 1949-2004. Political Science Department departmental seminar, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  8. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2009, June). Agents of change of Israeli memories of the Israeli-Arab/Palestinian conflict. Symposium "Agents of change," St Antony’s College, Oxford University, Oxford, Britain.
  9. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2009, June). The Israeli collective memory of the Israeli-Arab conflict – determinants, content and consequences. Symposium "Identities in Transition in Israeli Culture," The Open University, Tel Aviv University, Ra'anana, Israel.
  10. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2009, March). The Israeli-Jewish collective memory of the Israeli-Arab conflict. Brown Bag Series, The Middle East Institute, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, New York, USA.
  11. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2009, February). The Israeli collective memory of the Israeli-Arab conflict. Brownbag Series, The International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution (ICCCR), Columbia University, New York, USA.
  12. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2009, February). The Israeli/Jewish historical memory regarding the causes for the 1948 Palestinian refugee problem. Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Workshop, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, New York, USA.
  13. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2009, January). The Israeli/Jewish historical memory regarding the causes for the 1948 Palestinian refugee problem – 1949-2004. The Program of Conflict Research, Management and Resolution, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
  14. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2008, November). The Israeli/Jewish historical memory regarding the causes for the 1948 Palestinian refugee problem – 1949-2004. Brownbag Series, Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University, Arlington, VA, USA.
  15. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2008, October). Transformation of collective memory of intractable conflicts. Speakers Series, The Center for International Conflict Resolution (CICR), School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, New York, USA.
  16. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2008, October). Collective memory of intractable conflicts. Speakers Series, NSSR Interdisciplinary Memory Group, New School for Social Research, New York, USA.
  17. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2008, September). Israeli Documented History vs. Palestinian Oral History. Speakers Series, Program on Order, Conflict and Violence, the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, Yale University, New Haven, USA.
  18. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2008, June). The Israeli/Jewish research community's perspective regardingf the causes for the exodus of the Palestinians during the Israeli War of Independence. A talk at a symposium: The Dialectics of remembrance and forgetting regarding the Israeli independence and the Palestinian Nackba: 60 years onwards, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  19. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2008, April). Transformation of Collective memory of intractable conflicts – Theoretical aspects and empirical findings from Israel. Speakers Series, The  Center for International Conflict Resolution, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, New York, USA.
  20. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2008, March). Transformation of Collective memory of intractable conflicts – Theoretical aspects and empirical findings from Israel. Speakers Series, The Solomon Asch Center for the Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict, Bryn Mawr College, PA, USA.
  21. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2008, February). Transformation of collective memory of intractable conflicts. Brownbag Series, The International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution, Columbia University, New York, USA.
  22. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2008, January). Beyond bullets and bombs: grassroots peace-building between Israelis and Palestinians. Panel member at a talk at Columbia University, New York, USA.
  23. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2007, April).  Collective memory of intractable conflicts. Transitional Justice Working Group, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA.
  24. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2007, April). Collective memories of intractable conflicts – Theoretical aspects. Social and Peace Psychology Division, Speakers Series. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA.
  25. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2007, January). The Israeli collective memory of the Israeli-Arab conflict. The Council on Middle East Studies, MacMillan Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA.
  26. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2006, October). Transformation of collective memory of intractable conflict: The Israeli case. Lecture given at the symposium: The paths of the past: A symposium on collective memory. Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA.
  27. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2005, May). Unintentional reconciliation in the context of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Paper presented at the international conference: Implementing Peace Agreements: Israel/Palestine, South Africa and Northern Ireland. Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem, Israel.
  28. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2005, February). Multiple visions of the land of Israel among Jews/Israelis. Presentation at the Agora Project workshop in Cagliari, Italy.

 

Symposiums/Conferences Presentations:

  1. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2016, September). The Israeli-Jewish popular memory of the Israeli-Arab/Palestinian conflict. A talk at the annual meeting of PJSA (Peace and Justice Association), Nelson, Canada.
  2. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2016, August). The Israeli collective memory of conflict. A workshop on “Narratives of Conflict - Public Memory in Northern Ireland and Israel-Palestine”, the Transitional Justice Institute, Ulster University, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  3. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2015, April). The Israeli and Palestinian collective memories of 1948. A workshop on “Narrative, power and commemoration in conflicted societies”, the Transitional Justice Institute, Ulster University, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  4. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2014, March). The British Chatham House international workshop addressing the Palestinian refugee problem and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, Cyprus.
  5. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2013, December). Transitional justice and addressing the history of active conflicts. Conference of The Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability, Columbia University, U.S.
  6. Bar-Tal, D., Nets-Zehngut, R. and Oren, N. (2013, July). Socio-psychological analysis of conflict-supportive narratives. The ISPP (International Society of Political Psychology) annual conference, Herzelia, Israel.
  7. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2012, December). The impact of pioneering books on the collective memory of conflicts. Conference on “Local memory, global ethics, and justice: The politics of historical dialogue in contemporary society, Columbia University, New York, USA.
  8. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2012, November). The Israeli memory of the Palestinian refugee problem. A symposium on “The Israeli and Palestinian collective memories of the  conflict,” the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
  9. Nets-Zehngut, R., Oren, N., and Bar-Tal, D. (2012, June). Socio-psychological analysis of the Zionist narrative of the 1948 Palestinian exodus. Association for Israel Studies Annual Conference, Haifa University, Israel.
  10. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2012, January). The role of direct-experience people and the memory of conflicts. Paper presented at an international symposium: Violence, memory, and human rights, Tampa, Florida, USA.
  11. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2011, November). Transitional justice and addressing the history of active conflicts: The case of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Presentation at an international conference: The potential role of transitional justice in active conflicts. The Minerva Center for Human Rights, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
  12. Nets-Zehngut, R., Bar-Tal, Daniel, and Pliskin, R. (2011, July). Self-censorship of historical narratives – A conceptual framework and empirical findings from Israel regarding the 1948 Palestinian exodus. The annual conference of the International Society of Political Psychology, Istanbul, Turkey.
  13. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2011, June). The Israeli collective memory of the 1948 Palestinian exodus. Association for Israel Studies Annual Conference, Brandeis University, MA, USA.
  14. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2010, May). The Israeli/Jewish research community and the causes for the 1948 Palestinian refugee problem. Israeli Political Science Association Annual Conference, Interdisciplinary Center, Israel.
  15. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2008, June). The Israeli/Jewish historical memory regarding the causes for the 1948 Palestinian refugee problem – 1949-2004. Association for Israel Studies, 23rd Annual Conference, Sapir College, Israel.
  16. Nets-Zehngut, R., & Bar-Tal D. (2008, June). The Israeli-Jewish collective memory of the Israeli-Arab conflict – Determinants, content and consequences. Association for Israel Studies, 23rd Annual Conference, Sapir College, Israel.
  17. Nets-Zehngut, R., & Bar-Tal D. (2008, April). Collective memory of intractable conflicts – The Israeli case. New York Political Science Association Annual Conference, New York City, NY, USA.
  18. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2008, May). Transforming collective memory of conflicts. Association for Israel Studies Annual Conference, New York, USA.
  19. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2007, October). Israeli documented history vs. Palestinian oral history. Oral History Association Annual Meeting, Oakland, California, USA.
  20. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2007, June). Israeli history and civic textbooks and the 1948 Palestinian refugee issue (1950 – 2004). Association for Israel Studies, 23rd Annual Conference, Ra’annana, Israel.
  21. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2006, November). Collective memory of intractable conflicts. Wisconsin Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies 22nd Annual Conference, Madison, WI, USA.
  22. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2006, October). Transformation of collective memories of intractable conflicts: A theoretical model. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Peace and Justice Studies Association, New York City, USA.
  23. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2006, July). The Israeli collective memory of the Israeli-Arab/Palestinian conflict. Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Society of Political Psychology, Barcelona, Spain.
  24. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2006, July). Passive reconciliation of intractable conflicts. Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Society of Political Psychology,  Barcelona, Spain.
  25. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2005, April). The collective self-healing process. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Midwest Political Science Association in Chicago, USA.
  26. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2005, April). Passive reconciliation in intractable conflicts. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Midwest Political Science Association in Chicago, USA.
  27. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2005, April). Passive reconciliation in intractable conflicts. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Political Science Association of Britain in Leeds, Britain.
  28. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2005, February). Passive reconciliation. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Sociological Association of Israel in Tel-Hai, Israel.
  29. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2004, July). The collective self-healing process. Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Society of Political Psychology in Lund, Sweden.
  30. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2004, July). Dissemination of the ethos of conflict via mass media:  The Israeli/Jewish-Arab conflict, 1948-1991. Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Society of Political Psychology in Lund, Sweden.

 

 

 

 

 

Publications

Publications (in English if not mentioned otherwise):  

Books/booklets:

Published

  1. Nets, R. (Ed.) (2005). Hamishpaha hafalestinit [The Palestinian family]. Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv University. (Hebrew).
  2. Nets, R. (Ed.) (2005). Hacalcala hafalestinit [The Palestinian economy]. Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv University. (Hebrew).
  3. Nets, R. (Ed.) (2004). Haplitim hafalestinim vezchoot hashiva [The Palestinian refugees and the right of return]. Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv University. (Hebrew.)
  4. Nets, R. (Ed.) (2004). Sifroot veamanoot hafalestinit [The Palestinian literature and arts scene]. Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv University. (Hebrew).
  5. Nets, R. (Ed.) (2004). Ma'arechet habriyoot hafalestinit [The Palestinian health system]. Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv University. (In  Hebrew).
  6. Nets, R. (Ed.) (2004). Ma'arechet hachinooch hafalestinit [The Palestinian education system]. Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv University. (Hebrew)
  7. Nets, R. (Ed.) (2003). Hatikshoret hafalestinit [The Palestinian media]. Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv University. (Hebrew).

 

Books Accepted for Publication

  1. Nets-Zehngut, R. The Israeli memory of the 1948 Palestinian Nakba. New York: Palgrave. (English).  
    • Nets-Zehngut, R. Hazikaron haisraeli shel HaNakba hafalestinit be-1948 [The Israeli memory of the 1948 Palestinian Nakba]. Tel Aviv: Resling (Hebrew).  

Books in Preparation

  1. Nets-Zehngut, R. Hazikaron hapopulary haisraeli shel 23 eiruim merkaziim basichsuch haisraeli-Arvy/Falestiny [The Israeli popular memory of 23 major events of the Israeli-Arab/Palestinian conflict]. Tentatively accepted for publication in Israel. (Hebrew) (an English version is planned).
  2. Bar-Tal, D., Nets-Zehngut, R., and Sharvit, K. (Eds.). Self-censorship of narratives of political violence

 

Articles/Book Chapters:

Published

  1. Nets-Zehngut, R., & Bar-Tal, D. (2016) Zionists but less: Competing narratives in the Israeli-Jewish popular memory of the Israeli-Arab/Palestinian conflict: Findings of a public opinion survey. Gilui Da’at, 9, 41-65. (Hebrew).
  2. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2016) The Israeli collective memory of the conflict: Its characteristics and its relation to the conflict. In K. Sharvit & E. Halperin (Eds.), The Israeli-Palestinian conflict: A social psychology perspective – Celebrating the legacy of Daniel Bar-Tal (Vol. II), 49-60. New York: Springer.
  3. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2015). Israel’s Publications Agency and the 1948 Palestinian refugees. Israel Studies, 21 (1), 54-81.
  4. Oren, N., Nets-Zehngut, R., and Bar-Tal, D. (2015). Construction of the Israeli-Jewish conflict-supportive narrative and the struggle over its dominance. Political Psychology, 36 (2), 215-230.
  5. Nets-Zehngut, R., Pliskin, R. and Bar-Tal, D. (2015). Self-censorship in conflicts: Israel and the 1948 Palestinian exodus. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 21, 479-499. 
  6. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2015). The Israeli army's official memory of the 1948 Palestinian exodus (1949-2004). War in History, 22 (2), 211-234.
  7. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2015). The role of direct-experience people in promoting transitional justice: The Israeli case. In E. Bird and F. Ottanelli (Eds.), The performance of memory as transitional justice, 115-132. Cambridge: Intersentia.
  8. Bar-Tal, D., Oren, N., and Nets-Zehngut, R. (2014). Socio-psychological analysis of conflict-supporting narratives: A general framework. Journal of Peace Research, 51 (5) 662–675.
  9. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2014). The Israeli and Palestinian collective memories of their conflict: Comparing their characteristics, determinants and implications. Brown Journal of World Affairs, 20 (2), 103-121.
  10. Rothman, J., Alberstein, M. and Nets-Zehngut, R. (2014). Correlation of theory and practice in conflict engagement. International Journal of Conflict Engagement and Resolution, 2 (2), 71-75. 
  11. Nets-Zehngut, R., and Bar-Tal, D. (2014). Transformation of the official memory of conflicts: A tentative model. International Journal of Politics, Culture and Society, 27 (1), 67-91.   
  12. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2014). Transitional justice and addressing the history of active conflicts. Dialogues on Historical Justice and Memory Working Paper Series, 2, Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia University, New York.
  13. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2013). Israeli approved textbooks and the 1948 Palestinian exodus. Israel Studies, 18 (3), 41-68.
  14. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2013). Palestinians and Israelis collaborate in addressing the historical narratives of their conflict. Quest: Issues in Contemporary Jewish History, 5, 232-252.   
  15. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2013). Major events and the collective memory of conflicts. International Journal of Conflict Management, 24 (3), 209-230. 
  16. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2013). [Historyat hasichsuch Haisraeli-Falestini – Hashva'a bein mekorot Israeli’im shebechtav lemekorot falestini’im shebealpe] The history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict – Comparing Israeli documented sources to Palestinian oral ones. Megamot, 49 (1), 3-27. (Hebrew).
  17. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2012). The passing of time and the collective memory of conflicts. Peace and Change, 37 (2), 253-285.
  18. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2012). The collective self-healing process in intractable conflicts – The Israeli-Palestinians’ case. Conflict Resolution Quarterly, 30 (2), 243-267.
  19. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2012). Internal and external collective memories. International Journal of Conflict and Violence, 6 (1), 126-140.
  20. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2012). Overview of the Israeli memory of the Palestinian refugee problem. Peace Review, 24 (2), 187-194.
  21. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2012). Reconciling the rivalries following intractable conflicts. International Relations and World Politics, 4 (2), 103-125. (In Russian, journal of Moscow University).
  22. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2012). Hasibot lehazivat haplitim Hafalestinim bemahalach milhemet ha'atsmaut beriy mechkarim shel yehudim min ha’aretz vemin haolam [The causes for the exodus of the Palestinian refugees during the War of Independence as they appear in studies of Jews from Israel and abroad]. Politika, 21, 151-179. (Hebrew). 
  23. Bar-Tal, D., Halperin E., Porat, R. & Nets-Zehngut, R. (2012). Why society members tend to support the continuation of intractable conflicts and resist peaceful resolution? In A. Golec de Zavala & A. Cichocka (Eds.), Social psychology of social problems (pp. 254-279). Houndmills, England: Palgrave Macmillan.      
  24. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2011). Origins of the Palestinian refugee problem: Changes in the historical memory of Israelis/Jews 1949-2004. Journal of Peace Research, 48 (2), 235-248.
  25. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2011). Palestinian autobiographical memory regarding the 1948 Palestinian exodus. Political Psychology, 32 (2), 271-295.  
  26. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2010). Servas. Entry in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace, N. Young (Ed.), (pp. 38-39). New York: Oxford University Press.
  27. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2010). Kehilat hamechkar Haisraelit/Yehoodit vebeayat haplitim [The Israeli/Jewish research community and the refugee problem]. In A. Jamal (Ed.) Dialectica shel zikaron veshichecha ba'atsmaoot haisraelit vebanakba hafalestinit: Nekoodat mabat hachshavit [The dialectics of remembrance and forgetting regarding the Israeli independence and the Palestinian Nakba: Current perspective] (pp. 23-28). Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv University, The Walter Lebach Institute. (Hebrew).
  28. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2009). Passive healing of the aftermath of intractable conflicts. The International Journal of Peace Studies, 14 (1), 39-60.
  29. Bar-Tal, D., Rosen, Y., & Nets-Zehngut, R. (2009). Peace education in societies involved in intractable conflicts: Goals, conditions and directions. In G. Salomon & E. Cairns (Eds.), Handbook of peace education (pp. 21-43). New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum.
  30. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2008). The Israeli National Information Center and collective memory of the Israeli-Arab conflict. The Middle East Journal, 62 (4), 653-670.
  31. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2008). Passive reconciliation in the context of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. In G. Ben-Porat (Ed.), Implementing peace agreements: Israel-Palestine, South Africa and Northern Ireland (pp. 178-194). New York: Palgrave-McMillan.
  32. Halperin, E., Bar-Tal, D., Nets-Zehngut, R., & Drori, E. (2008). Emotions in conflict: Correlates of fear and hope in the Israeli-Jewish society. Peace and Conflict, 14 (3), 233-258.
  33. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2007). Analyzing the process of collective reconciliation. International Journal on World Peace, 24 (3), 53-81.
  34. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2007). Shinooy zikaron collectivy shel shchsoochim [Transformation of collective memory of intractable conflicts]. Ruah Mizrahit, 5, 76-80. (Hebrew).
  35. Nets-Zehngut, R., & Bar-Tal, D. (2007). The intractable Israeli-Palestinian conflict and possible pathways to peace. In J. Kuriansky (Ed.), Psychotherapy in a turmoil region: Reconciliation between Palestinians and Israelis from a psychological perspective (pp. 3-13). Westport, CT: Praeger.
  36. Nets-Zehngut, R. (2006). Refugee tales: 1948 considered – A historical analysis of Israeli attitudes towards the creation of Palestinian refugee problem in 1948. Yale Israel Journal, 10, 12-26.
  37. Nets, R. (2003). Mediniyut beit-hadin leavoda legabey tsavey meniya kneged shvitot [Labor court’s policy regarding strikes’ injunctions]. HaMishapt, 16, 46-57. (Hebrew).

Forthcoming  

  1. Nets-Zehngut, R. Israeli War Veterans’ Memory of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. International Journal of Conflict Management.
  2. Bar-Tal, D., Oren, N. and Nets-Zehngut, R. Havnaya shel narrative tomech sichsuch bisrael [Construction of conflict-supportive narrative in Israel]. The Israeli Journal of Conflict Resolution. (Hebrew).
  3. Elbaz, S., Nets-Zehngut, R., Magal T., and Abutbul, G. and Self-censorship in the media. In D. Bar-Tal and R. Nets-Zehngut, and K. Sharvit (Eds.) Self-censorship of narratives of political violence.
  4. Nets-Zehngut, R.. and Fuxman, S. Self-censorship in the academia. In D. Bar-Tal and R. Nets-Zehngut, and K. Sharvit (Eds.) Self-censorship of narratives of political violence.
  5. Nets-Zehngut, R.. and Elbaz, S. Self-censorship around the world. In D. Bar-Tal and R. Nets-Zehngut, and K. Sharvit (Eds.) Self-censorship of narratives of political violence.
  6. Oren, N., Nets-Zehngut, R.. and Magal. T. Self-censorship in Israel. In D. Bar-Tal and R. Nets-Zehngut, and K. Sharvit (Eds.) Self-censorship of narratives of political violence.
  7. Nets-Zehngut, R., Sharvit, K, and Bar-Tal, D. Self-censorship: Conclusions. In D. Bar-Tal and R. Nets-Zehngut, and K. Sharvit (Eds.) Self-censorship of narratives of political violence.

Courses

Teaching Courses:

 Collective Memory, Narrative and Conflict (Summer Program format - 8 classes)

 The Israeli Collective Memory of the Israeli-Arab/Palestinian Conflict 

Collective memory and historical narratives of conflicts 

Teaching Seminars

  • A seminar on the Israeli collective memory of the 1948 Palestinian exodus, at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University, USA.
  • A seminar on the Israeli collective memory of the Israeli-Arab/Palestinian conflict, at the Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies, Columbia University.
  • A seminar on the Israeli/Jewish historical memory regarding the causes for the 1948 Palestinian refugee problem – 1949-2004. A graduate seminar at the Political Science Department, Penn University, Philadelphia, USA.
  • A seminar on the Israeli and Palestinian collective memories of their conflict, at Kivunim, an American-Jewish educational program, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • A seminar on the Israeli collective memory of the Israeli-Arab/Palestinian conflict, at the Introduction to Conflict and Conflict Resolution graduate course, University of Massachusetts at Boston.
  • A seminar on the Israeli collective memory of the Israeli-Arab/Palestinian conflict, at the scholarly seminar in the Political Science Department, Rutgers University.
  • A seminar on the Israeli collective memory of the Israeli-Arab/Palestinian conflict at the “Israel in the Middle East” Graduate course, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • A seminar on the Israeli collective memory of the Israeli-Arab/Palestinian conflict, at the Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Masters Program, Columbia University.
  • A seminar on the collective memory of conflicts at the Conflict Resolution Graduate Program, Ben-Gurion University, Israel.
  • A seminar on the Israeli collective memory of the 1948 Palestinian exodus, at the Peace and Conflict Management Studies Program, Haifa University, Israel.
  • A seminar on the Israeli collective memory of the 1948 Palestinian exodus, at the graduate studies program, Hebrew University, Israel.
  • Two seminars on the Israeli collective memory of the 1948 Palestinian exodus, at the Communication Department, Netanya Academic College, Israel.
  • A seminar titled "Historical Narratives" in a Jewish-Protestant Seminarian Program at Auburn Theological Seminary, New York, USA.

 

 

Research

Collective memory and historical narratives

Memory -psychology of inter/intrastate conflicts, dictatorships & Holocaust: collective memory, reconciliation, transitional justice & narratives