The Psychology of Conflict: Clinical and Relational Perspectives

Event Date: Monday April 3, 2006
Time: 6:45 pm - 9:45 P.M.
Location: Hauser 104, Harvard Law School

This lecture panel provided participants with a broad look at violence from the vantage of perpetrators, victims, and those of subsequent generations affected by the intergenerational transmission of trauma.

Speakers:
Robert Jay Lifton, a renowned expert on the psychology of evil. He will talk about the psychology of perpetrators of violence.
Judith Herman, one of the world’s foremost experts on trauma. She will speak about issues in the treatment of traumatized individuals.
Joseph Albeck, a leading researcher on the intergenerational transmission of trauma. He will discuss the impact of trauma on “the next generations.”

Moderator:
Daniel Shapiro, the Director of Harvard’s International Negotiation Initiative and co-author of Beyond Reason: Using Emotions as You Negotiate.

Sponsored by the International Negotiation Initiative
based at the Harvard Negotiation Project and affiliated with the psychiatry department at Harvard Medical School/ McLean Hospital


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