About the talk:
The Israel/Palestinian conflict is complex with much emotion and spilling of blood over the years. In this talk Harvey Gordon will outline the issues of the conflict based on 4000 years of history through the lens of forensic psychiatry, covering the role of the three major monotheistic religions – Judaism, Christianity and Islam through six historical phases: 1) Old Testament 2) New Testament 3) post-Biblical 4) Enlightenment 5) Mandate Palestine 6) State of Israel.
About the speaker:
Harvey Gordon is a retired Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist who worked at Broadmoor, the Maudsley and Bethlem hospitals, and in Oxford. He has managed the care of patients who have committed serious criminal offences. He is a frequent visitor to Israel and has also visited several Arab countries, He has been a visiting lecturer in forensic psychiatry in Israel and is an honorary member of the Israel Forensic Psychiatric Association. He has also lectured to Arab hospitals on the West Bank and Gaza. He has co-authored a number of published articles with both Israeli and Palestinian colleagues.
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