Can intergroup contact build social cohesion after conflict? In this episode, we speak with Dr. Salma Mousa, a political scientist studying social cohesion after conflict and what policies can build trust between groups. She talks about her latest study on building social cohesion between Christian and Muslim youth soccer players in post-ISIS Iraq and the challenges to achieving peace between groups.
This podcast is produced in partnership with the Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts. For more information, please visit their website at www.thepearsoninstitute.org
Access the study here: https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.abb3153
Access the transcript here: https://thepearsoninstitute.org/news-and-media/podcast
Podcast Production Credits:
Interviewing: Aishwarya Raje and Wafa Eben Beri
Editing: Aishwarya Kumar
Production: Reema Saleh