Dr. Yuval Benziman

Yuval Benziman
the Swiss Center for Conflict Resolution
Social Science, room 3515


A conflict studies scholar and practitioner. His fields of interest include formal and non-formal (track two) negotiations, society's understanding of conflicts in the change from old wars to new wars, fictional texts (mainly films and literature) in a conflicted society, and social narratives of conflicts. Yuval's approach to conflict research is interdisciplinary: his teaching and research cross traditional academic fields and group together political psychology, cultural studies, political science, Israel studies, international relations, and peace and conflict studies. He teaches the theory of conflict research, skill and methodological courses, and case-studies of conflicts. His recent publications were in Negotiation Journal; Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology; Peace & Conflict Studies; and Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict.