The Impact of the Holocaust on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Presenter Biography:

Robert Jay Lifton is a Visiting Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Cambridge Hospital, a former Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at the Graduate School University Center and a former Director of The Center on Violence and Human Survival at John Jay College of Criminal Justice at The City University of New York. He previously held the Foundation's Fund Research Professorship of Psychiatry at Yale University for more than two decades. He has been particularly interested in the relationship between individual psychology and historical change, and in problems surrounding the extreme historical situations of our era. Lifton has taken an active part in the formation of the new field of Psychohistory.

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