I have always believed in Australia's very own roadside dictum:
Stop, Revive, Survive!
PROFESSOR GHIL'AD ZUCKERMANN, D.PHIL. (OXFORD)
Professor Ghil'ad Zuckermann,
photo by Susana Calsamiglia
He is the AUSTRALEX president.
He is Elected Member of AIATSIS.
He is the author of the controversial bestseller Israelit Safa Yafa (Israeli - A Beautiful Language) (Am Oved, 2008), Language Contact and Lexical Enrichment in Israeli Hebrew (Palgrave Macmillan, 2003) and Language Revival and Multiple Causation (Oxford University Press, forthcoming).
He is an expert of revival linguistics, language contact and lexicology.
He is also Distinguished Visiting Professor and Oriental Scholar at Shanghai International Studies University (China) and at East China Normal University, and Visiting Professorial Scientist at the Weizmann Institue of Science (Israel) and at the Israel Institute for Advanced Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
He is Internationalization Adviser, Development Office, Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
He has been Gulbenkian Research Fellow at Churchill College, Cambridge, has taught at the University of Cambridge, The University of Queensland and National University of Singapore, and has been research fellow at the Rockefeller Foundation's Study and Conference Center (Villa Serbelloni, Bellagio, Italy), Research Centre for Linguistic Typology (RCLT) (Institute for Advanced Study, La Trobe University), Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (University of Texas at Austin) and Kokuritu Kokugo Kenkyuuzyo (National Language Research Institute, Tokyo).
MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on language revival:
Language Revival: Securing the Future of Endangered Languages
Learn how the world’s endangered languages are revived and why this process is critical to preserving cultural identity.
ZUCKERMANN, Ghil'ad 2008.
Israelit Safa Yafa(Israeli, a Beautiful Language), Tel Aviv: Am Oved.
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