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Monday, June 10 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Becoming Australian - three generations

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Australian Jewish communities are, in large part, a product of post-War immigration. The expectation of governments was that Jews, along with other immigrants, would assimilate, with loss of language, values and outlook. But this did not happen as anticipated. This discussion will consider the nature of Jewish integration over three generations – and likely changes in Jewish life over the next decades.

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Andrew Markus

Andrew Markus is a research professor in the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation, Monash University. He is the lead researcher on the Australian Jewish population and Yiddish Melbourne projects. He has published extensively on Australian race relations and immigration history. 

Monday June 10, 2013 9:30am - 10:30am
Engineering Building Room G1

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