Our postgraduate research students are an integral part of the life of our Centre. Research degrees are awarded by the Faculty of Arts. Most research students are enrolled in a PhD or Masters program.
The ACJC has expertise in a range of study areas for thesis supervision. Our research clusters are focused around the following themes.
Go to the ACJC Research Supervision to further explore these areas of concentration.
The following degrees provide the pathways for further postgraduate research. Eligibility requirements vary depending on prior degrees. For further information about your eligibility and status, contact SOPHIS
|ATS4302/APG5302||Interpreting the Bible: Jewish and Christian perspectives|
|ATS4289/APG5289||Medieval dialogues: reason, mysticism and society|
|APG4290/APG5290||Holocaust Memories — Landscape, Mourning, Identity|
|APG4318||Jewish Literature of Destruction|
|ATS4314||Seeking Justice: South Africa and Rwanda|
|ATS4286/APG4286||Final Journey: Remembering the Holocaust|
|ATS4287/APG4287||War and Peace: Models of Conflict Resolution|
- Jewish philosophy
- Rabbinic culture and texts
- Kabbalah and the Zohar
- Gender and Jewish law
- Australian Jewish society
- Comparative Diasporas
- Models of Jewish Identity
- Jewish sociology and demography
- Social cohesion
- Yiddish culture and language
- American Jewish literature
- Immigrant literature
- Jewish ethnography
- Modern Jewish history
- Aftermath of genocide
- Memory and Testimony
- Holocaust survivors
- Comparative genocide
- Visual histories
- Models of Reconciliation
- Transitional justice
- Israeli society
- Arab-Israel conflict
- Peace-building and conflict resolution
- Jewish, Christian, Muslim relations
- Religion and Peace
- Interreligious relations in the 21st Century
- Religion and gender
- Medieval philosophy
- Scriptural reasoning
- Conflict Resolution and reconciliation
Professor Andrew Markus
Western frameworks for understanding of the Middle East; the structure of racial thought – and the nature of variations within racial thought; demographic and attitudinal change within Melbourne’s Jewish community; the utilisation and impact of electronic resources on teaching practices and outcomes in the humanities and social sciences.
Professor Leah Garrett
Jewish literature, 19th and 20th century Jewish Culture, American Jewish History, Yiddish literature and history literature, 20th century American literature.
Associate Professor Mark Baker
Holocaust, genocide, Rwanda, Arab-Israel conflict, modern Jewish history, East European Jewish history, Polish-Jewish relations.
Scholarships and prizes
Each year, the ACJC awards a number of scholarship and prizes to students enrolled in its courses and units.