is Professor of Linguistics and Endangered
Australian Research Council (ARC)
Discovery Fellow at the
University of Adelaide
- He is the AUSTRALEX president
- He is Elected Member of AIATSIS
- He is the author of the
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
- 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
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
Rockefeller Foundation's Study and Conference Center (Villa
Serbelloni, Bellagio, Italy),
Research Centre for Linguistic Typology (RCLT) (Institute for
La Trobe University),
Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (University of Texas at
Kokuritu Kokugo Kenkyuuzyo (National Language Research Institute,
Barngarla people rediscover their language
Pride and identity: Reviving Indigenous languages sbs.com.au.