Prof. Alberstein Michal

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Michal Alberstein, SJD Harvard University; LLB, BA, Tel-Aviv University; is a professor at The Faculty of Law, Bar-Ilan University, Israel. She is also the Primary Investigator on an ERC consolidator grant to study Judicial Conflict Resolution (JCR), and the co-editor of The International Journal of Conflict Engagement and Resolution. (IJCER).She is the sexual harassment commissioner of Bar Ilan University and the academic chair of “Israeli hope” project, supported by the president of Israel and High Council od Eduction. She teaches jurisprudence and conflict resolution. Her current research deals with theories of law and conflict resolution and their intellectual roots; multiculturalism and its relation to negotiation and mediation; representations of conflict resolution in literature and film; trauma and memory: medical, legal and cultural perspectives, judicial work of settlement and conflict resolution. She is the author and co-editor of numerous books and articles in English and Hebrew, including the following books: Pragmatism and Law: From Philosophy to Disputes Resolution (UK 2002); Trauma and Memory: Reading, Healing and Making Law (Stanford University Press, 2007);Jurisprudence of Mediation (Magnes 2007, in Hebrew); Alterative Justice: Mediating, Restoring and Healing through Legal Institutions (2014, in Hebrew); Trauma’s Omen: Israeli Readings in Identity, Memory and Representation (2016).

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Research

Conflict Resolutoin, Legal Formalism, Jurisprudence, Trauma and Memory, Identity based Conflct Resolution

 

Publications

Michal Alberstein, PRAGMATISM AND LAW: FROM PHILOSOPHY TO DISPUTE RESOLUTION (Ashgate, 2002).

Yuval Sinai and Michal Alberstein “Expanding Judicial Discretion: Between Legal and Conflict Considerations” 21 Harv. Negot. L. Rev. 2015-2016 (221).

Jay Rothman and Michal Alberstein, "Individuals, Groups, Intergroups: Theorizing about The Role of Identity in Conflicts", 28 OHIO ST. J. ON DISP. RESOL. (2013) 631.

Michal Alberstein and Nadav Davidovitch, Apologies in the Health Care System: From Clinical Medicine to Public Health 74 LAW & CONTEMP. PROBS. 151 (2011).

Michal Alberstein, Forms of Mediation and Law: Cultures of Dispute Resolution, 22 OHIO ST. J. ON DISP. RESOL. 321 (2007)