Track-4 - RSS Feed http://www.track-4.com/news/feed Inside the Box: Using Integrative Simulations to Teach Conflict, Negotiation and Mediation http://www.track-4.com/news/article/5618f74958021 Natasha's book on the theory and method behind 'Integrative Simulations', the conflict negotiation modules she has run for over a decade, with both students and professionals.

In December 2015 Natasha received the Peter Becker Award for Peace and Conflict Studies, for her book and method. http://www.css.ethz.ch/en/think-tank/themes/mediation-support-and-peace-promotion/mediation-in-peace-processes/Peter-Becker.html

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The Original No: Why the Arabs Rejected Zionism and Why it Matters http://www.track-4.com/news/article/51c2a59a21f61 Article by Natasha Gill, inviting the pro-Israel community to engage in a discussion about the roots of the Israel/Palestine conflict in the pre-1948 period, and in particular, to examine the original reasons why the Arabs of Palestine opposed Zionism. 

Middle East Policy Council, 19 June, 2013

An abridged version of this article was published in Haaretz, and can be found at: 

http://www.haaretz.com/opinion/.premium-1.538966

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Divorce Comes First: Israelis and Palestinians Should not be Asked to Recognize Each Other's Narrative http://www.track-4.com/news/article/517e3dbdabdef Op-ed by Natasha Gill, arguing that Israelis and Palestinians should not be asked to be friends or recognize the legitimacy of each other's narrartive, but rather given the tools to address each other as adversaries, within the context of the conflict.

The Forward, 3 April, 2013

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Happy Endings, Doomsday Prophesies and the Perils of Think Tank Simulations http://www.track-4.com/news/article/517e39af5d9d7 An article by Natasha Gill on the limits of crisis-simulations run in policy circles. 

Paxsims website, August 2012 http://paxsims.wordpress.com

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Israel and Palestine don't need more friends - but the peace process does http://www.track-4.com/news/article/4dbaf7d859aa0 Article by Guardian journalist Jonathan Freedland about his experience role-playing a Palestinian negotiator in a TRACK4 simulation.

The Guardian, April 20, 2011

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Britain's historical mandate: A frank recognition of its past in the Middle East can give Britain a unique role in the peace process http://www.track-4.com/news/article/4d27300ebe1ac Op-ed by Natasha Gill on how Britain can make itself a relevant player in the Israeli/Palestinian peace process

The Guardian, 25 March, 2010

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Can Reacting to the Past Help Students Learn about the Israel/Palestine Conflict? http://www.track-4.com/news/article/4d2c4e9d1c466 An article by David. A. Walsh analyzing the educational value of Reacting to the Past historical simulations, with emphasis on the Struggle for Palestine game.

History News Network

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The Arab Peace Plan: Say No to Rights, Recognition http://www.track-4.com/news/article/4d272fffaec66 Op-ed by Natasha Gill on how an excessive focus on rights and recognition can undermine the Israeli/Palestinian peace process

FORWARD, The Jewish Daily, 6 June, 2007

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Getting into History by Getting into Character http://www.track-4.com/news/article/4d272fa228d27 New York Times article by Richard Courage on Reacting to the Past in the classrooms

New York Times

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Educational Philosophy in the French Enlightenment: From Nature to Second Nature http://www.track-4.com/news/article/51c2a6d3643d1 Natasha's book on the history of educational philosophy in eighteenth century France. The book looks at how philosophers and political and social thinkers considered education to be a laboratory in which the most innovative ideas of their time could best tested: through the prism of pedagogy theorists tried to balance new concepts about individuality and socialization, freedom and constraint, human malleability and the balance between nature versus nurture. 

Ashgate Press, 2010

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