Language with chutzpah
The number of speakers may have fallen away, but interest in Yiddish culture and language is now experiencing a global revival, including in Melbourne.
Standing up to racism in schools
Students from African backgrounds face discrimination in the classroom, and in tackling the problem their stories need to be heard.
German citizenship roadblock
Descendants of Jewish families who fled Nazi Germany are still having their citizenship applications denied.
Monash the man ... more than a soldier
By the 1920s, the man after whom Monash University was named was broadly regarded as “the greatest living Australian” .
The enduring significance of Pride
Melbourne's Midsumma Pride march was a reason to celebrate and reflect, but also showed there's much more to be done in and for the LGBTQIA+ community.
The 'ordinariness' of resistance
Most of those fighting the Nazi regime from within were everyday Germans and Austrians with blue-collar jobs.
Finally, same-sex marriage equality...
... But Australia legalising marriage equality does not necessarily mean LGBTI people enjoy all of the same human rights as heterosexual people
Celebrants, same-sex marriage and the law
The proposed exemption for civil marriage celebrants undermines the aims and nature of Australia’s flourishing civil celebrant program.
Senior Lecturer, Sociology
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law
School of Social Sciences
Associate Professor in Sociology
PhD candidate, Faculty of Education
Research Associate, Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation
Professor of Law