Dr. Yoav Kapshuk

Head of the Israeli Studies Division in the Multidisciplinary Studies Department,

School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Education and Community B.A, Interdisciplinary Studies B.A

Areas of Expertise

Political Science and International Relations
Conflict resolution
Peace education
Transitional justice

Selected Courses

Dialogue and partnership between Arab and Jewish communities in Israel
Socio-political psychology of societies in intractable conflicts
Identity and citizenship in Israel (seminar)
Dynamics of conflict and negotiation
Education as a tool for acceptance and reconciliation in divided societies

Selected Publications

1) Kapshuk, Y. and Strömbom, L. (2021). Israeli pre-transitional justice and the Nakba-law. Israel Law Review.

2) Kapshuk, Y. (2021). Conceptual Ambiguity in Coding the Categories of Peace Agreement and Peace Process. Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy, 27(1), 3-27. https://doi.org/10.1515/peps-2020-0003

3) Alt, D. & Kapshuk, Y. (2021). Argumentation-based learning with digital concept mapping and college students’ epistemic beliefs in peace studies. Learning Environments Research.

4) Kapshuk, Y. (2020) Ashkenazim and Mizrahim in the Israeli- Palestinian Peace Process: The Role of Israel’s Economic Liberalization and Globalization, Defense and Peace Economics, 31:8, 927-938, https://doi.org/10.1080/10242694.2020.1801159

5) Kapshuk, Y. & Jamal, A. (2020). The salience of symbolic and material elements of transitional justice in peace processes. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 26(4), 460–465. https://doi.org/10.1037/pac0000454

6) Kapshuk, Y. (2019) Transitional Justice in the Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations: What can be learned from the Case? Journal of Peacebuilding & Development, 14(1). 73-78.

7) Kapshuk, Y. (Chief Guest Editor). (2012). One State Solution between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean: Fiction or Reality? [Special issue]. The Journal of Public-Sphere, 6. 219 pp. (Hebrew).

8) Kapshuk, Y. (2021). Reconciliation in peace agreements? The case study of Israeli-Palestinian peace process. In: F. Ferrari and M. Leiner (Eds.), Encountering the Suffering of the Other. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht.

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