Mark Raphael Baker

Mark Raphael Baker is the author of two memoirs: Thirty Days: A Journey To the End of Love a book about grief, marriage and death, and The Fiftieth Gate: A Journey Through Memory, a best-selling and critically acclaimed publication of his parents’ experience during the Holocaust which won a NSW Premier’s Literary Award in 1997. Mark was formerly Associate Professor and Director of the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation, Monash University. He is currently writing a novel.



Welcome to Country – a conversation about homeland, genocide and community

Following the success of her book Welcome to Country, Professor Marcia Langton AM, Assoc. Provost University of Melbourne, talks with Mark Raphael Baker, formerly Assoc. Prof/Director ACJC, Monash University about similarities in the experiences of Australian Jews and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders peoples, and how these parallels create unique opportunity for understanding the challenges faced…

May 3, 2020