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Episode 31: An Intercultural Friendship in the Context of the Israeli–Palestinian Conflict, with Daniel Weishut

February 10, 2021 Brill Season 2 Episode 27
Humanities Matter by Brill
Episode 31: An Intercultural Friendship in the Context of the Israeli–Palestinian Conflict, with Daniel Weishut
Show Notes

Amidst the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Dr. Daniel J.N. Weishut, psychologist and lecturer at Hadassah Academic College in Israel, developed a cross-cultural friendship with a Palestinian Bedouin man. 

In Brill’s new In this podcast episode, Dr. Weishut assesses the vast cultural differences that he observed through this close friendship, which he describes as a ‘life-changing experience’, from the perspective of the psychologist Hofstede’s cultural dimensions. Further, he provides interesting insights into this intercultural bond from a sociopolitical context. This discussion is an extension of his book titled “Intercultural Friendship: The Case of a Palestinian Bedouin and a Dutch Israeli Jew,” published in the International Comparative Social Studies series of Brill.

Guests: Dr Daniel Weishut and Ahmad Abu Galia 
Host: Leigh Giangreco