DR Dvir Abramovich

DR Dvir Abramovich


  • Hebrew language and language methodology
  • Interfaith between Jews, Muslims & Christians, reconciliation initiatives
  • Israeli politics, anti-semitism
  • Israeli, Jewish and Hebrew Literature
  • Jewish culture, literature and thought



  • Dr. Dvir Abramovich is Director of the Program in Jewish Culture & Society at The University of Melbourne and holds the Israel Kipen Senior Lectureship in Hebrew Studies. He served as president of the Australian Association of Jewish Studies and was editor of the Australian Journal of Jewish Studies. He is the author and editor of three books. His latest publication is Hebrew Classics: A Journey Through Israel's Timeless Fiction and Poetry (2012).   


Member of

  • Australian Association for Jewish Studies. President 2006 -
  • Association for Israel Studies. Member 2005 -
  • Mentalities/Mentalites Journal. member on editorial board 2005 -
  • Women In Judaism jyournak. member on editorial board 2005 -
  • Modern Languages Association. Executive member 2003 -
  • American Jewish Studies Association. Member 2001 -
  • National Association of Professors Of Hebrew. Member 1998 -


Selected publications


Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2000
  • MA, University of Melbourne 1995
  • LLB, Monash University 1993
  • BA, Monash University 1991

Awards and honors

  • The University of Melbourne, 1992



Available for supervision

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