Lynne Cameron is
Professor of Applied Linguistics at the Open University. Her research is
in what stops us connecting, and how to help empathy happen.
Metaphor and Reconciliation: The Discourse Dynamics of Empathy in
Post-Conflict Conversations. Empathy is moving into the
experience of another. The opposite of empathy is being at a distance and
there being blocks in the way. The best way to create empathy may be to
just remove the blocks and let natural empathy happen.
1: Coming Together: Background to the Conciliation
2: The Discourse Dynamics Approach to Metaphor and
3: Metaphor Analysis
4: Conciliation as journeys of understanding and
listening to stories
5: Metaphor Clusters and Absences
6: Connection and separation in conciliation
7: Becoming Involved in Violence
8: The Impact of Violence
9: Appropriating the Otherís Metaphors
10: Metaphor, Reconciliation and the Dynamics of
11: Images of Empathy Appendix: Using Metaphor in
Reconciliation: Implications for Mediators
Multi-level dynamic model of empathy - slide show Metaphor and the Dynamics of Empathy in Discourse Living with Uncertainty is a research fellowship project funded by the
ESRC and AHRC as part of the wider RCUK Global Uncertainties Programme.
Researching Empathy - An
12 June 2012 - Empathy: Dynamics, dialogue, conflict
Empathy -- understanding another personís emotions and perspective --
plays a vital role in social life affected by conﬂict, reducing the
probability of violence and offering the potential for reconciling
differences. Empathy research is vibrant across multiple disciplines,
from neuroscience to political science, from poetry to medicine.