How do you go about studying a disputed history?
We say: don't study history. Study histories.
Don't twist competing perspectives into a single, compromised narrative - lay them side by side and examine each one.
Parallel Histories presents its inaugural syllabus: a series of video lessons taking students from the roots of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through to the present day.
Each lesson is interactive, flexible and loaded with archival material.
'Teaching controversy in schools: Understanding the history of Israel and Palestine.'
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We are delighted to announce that Theo Cohen joins the Parallel Histories team. He will work at first with the English language version but we plan for him to lead a team to remake the programs in French with French resources. Unlike the situation in the U.K. where very few schools teach the history of Israel and Palestine, in France it is a standard part of their high school curriculum, and Theo says there is a big demand for a different and better teaching approach. Welcome aboard Theo! Read his full bio here.