“Holding on to the Possibility of Israeli-Palestinian Peace: Tips From a Conflict Resolution Expert”
Haaretz interview with Herbert Kelman, by Amir Tibon (Washington) Mar 27, 2017 12:47 PM Herbert Kelman has been bringing together Israelis and Palestinians for decades in hope of finding and compromise. ‘I’ve never believed any of this is easy, but you’ve got to keep a sense of possibility, otherwise what’s the use of trying.’
Developing a Complex Understanding of the Political Religious Conflicts over the Holy Land (2015 – ongoing)
In 2015, the Herbert C. Kelman Institute initiated a new project , “Developing a Complex Understanding of the Political Religious Conflicts over the Holy Land”.
The need for creative approaches to resolving the protracted Israeli-Palestinian conflict has never been more urgent. Traditional approaches to a Two State solution have not been adequate to the task. Yet a One State solution approach leaves many significant issues unresolved, in particular questions of citizenship and equality under the law. Over the course of […]
Building the Peace Region Alps-Adriatic. Envisioning Future by Dealing with the Past. Promoting open and inclusive public discourse within Austria and Slovenia and between the countries. The project aims to develop the necessary theoretical and methodological framework as well as a civil initiative for mutual understanding and recognition of diversity within Austria and Slovenia and […]
As a scholar and practitioner Herbert C. Kelman has focused intensively on the Israeli Palestinian conflict for many years. The core of this work has been the facilitation of dialogue between politically influential Israelis and Palestinians close to the centre of the political mainstream. The aim of this dialogue was to promote movement toward a […]
In beginning 2012 the publication “Kärnten liegt am Meer“ was released as a „progress report“ for the on-going dialogue project “Kärnten Neu Denken / Verstehen / Gestalten”. Up until May 2012 1700 copies were sold. In cooperation with the “Zentrum für Friedensforschung und Friedenspädagogik – ZFF” and other cooperation partners a regional and/ or in-group […]