Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation

Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation

The Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation (ACJC) is an interdisciplinary centre that sits within the School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies (SOPHIS) in the Faculty of Arts. Our researchers are immersed in the academic study of the cultures, literatures, politics and histories of Jewish civilisation. We are known for our global internships and overseas study trips to Israel, Europe and Rwanda.

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ACJC Director Professor Rebecca Margolis to advise state government on Holocaust education

The Director of the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation, Professor Rebecca Margolis, has been invited to join the State Government's Holocaust Education Expert Working Group. The Group was formed as an outcome of a 2019 Department of Education & Training review of two incidents of antisemitic bullying in schools.

Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation (ACJC) 26 June 2020

Photographs from the Tom Segev seminar series!

Tom Segev is an Israeli historian and retired journalist. His weekly column was published for thirty years in Haaretz, Israel’s leading daily newspaper.

People ask me why I love Africa so much, and this is my answer:  There is a lesson for everyone in Africa – By Naomi Brooks

People ask me why I love Africa so much, and this is my answer: There is a lesson for everyone in Africa – By Naomi Brooks

We could all do with a share of the qualities of African people. I am far from being a writer, but I’m writing this to try and help others understand what is so incredible about this region, about why it means so much to me, and with the hope that you will take the time to understand it for yourself.

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