Fotis Kapetopoulos

Dialogue

Civilisation beaten in a brawl between left and right as ANU Centre for Western Civilisation dumped

With friends like the former Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who needs enemies? The proposed Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation at the Australian National University (ANU) died in the trench warfare …

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Fall of Constantinople a victim of culture wars

On Monday May 28, Cory Bernardi tweeted “Mourn/Commiserate the Fall of Constantinople to the hands of the Islamic takeover”.  The leader of the Australian Conservatives suggested people visit a “Church …

Life

Eric Metaxas’ on his biography of Martin Luther, the controversial man who took on the Catholic Church and transformed society

Eric Metaxas author of Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World greets me over the phone; “Yiasou Patritha”, (health to your homeland), Greeks carry ‘homeland’ on …

Dialogue

One-on-one with Alex Bhathal

I know Alex Bhathal. We would meet at our sons’ soccer game every Sunday for a season. She also used to ferry young African boys to the games when their …

Dialogue

Batman begins but how will it end?

Fotis Kapetopoulos tackles the upcoming by-election for the Australian House of Representatives seat of Batman.

News

Athens, where art never sleeps

“Whatever you do, don’t call us the ‘New Berlin'”

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The diverse audience of the dead

Insight through Diversity – A Cross-Cultural Exploration of Grief and Ritual for D2KDay – Dying to Know Day.

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Opinion: What would Pericles have to say about the 18C amendment?

On many occasions Mr Turnbull has turned to Greece to express his love of democracy, to link the west to our past, but is his idea of Australia truly democratic?

Dialogue

Laskarina Bouboulina, the Lady of the Revolution

What the early history of modern Greece teaches us about oppression and freedom.

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To beard or not to beard?

As Fotis Kapetopoulos deliberates over whether to grow or shave his beard, he takes an analytical look at the beard and what it has stood for through history.