Nikos Fotakis

Dialogue

Conspiracy against logic

It comes as no surprise that the ratification of the Prespes agreement by the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia’s (FYROM) parliament would not go down well – the deal has …

Life

Art as part of a resistance movement

“I thought I knew what viral was, but I was wrong,” John Mavroudis says, laughing. “I turned away from my Twitter and Facebook notifications for a day because I was …

Life

How Maria Mercedes’ career came full circle

By now, the TV audience is used to the aesthetics of the talent show and the arena conditions; the contestants hoping to see their star shine, the studio audience cheering …

Dialogue

Disgrace

Moria and Nauru. Two places, that couldn’t be further away from each other, and that could not be more similar. Two detention camps where desperate people go to experience life …

Dialogue

Celebrating the ‘failed’ FYROM name referendum? Not so fast!

If you want proof that the ‘name issue’ that has plagued relationships between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) is a very complicated one, you should just …

Life

When science merges with art, a new kind of blue is born

On Thursday 30 August, 2018 a new colour was introduced to the world – a shade of blue that is believed to be the purest form of the colour. That …

Dialogue

Inherent cruelty

“Why are you leaving? Where are you going? Stay here, we will all be poor together,” my wife’s friend said when we announced that we were migrating. “It’s not poverty …

News

A call for grass-roots activism to raise awareness for the reunification of the Parthenon marbles

For most of the Greek people visiting the British Museum, the first moment they step into the Greek antiquity gallery and face the Parthenon Sculptures for the first time, is …

Features

What multicultural gay communities can teach mainstream Australia

Few things can be more overwhelming than Dr Dino Hodge’s CV, summing up a trajectory that includes a professional career in audiology, a PhD in Historical and Philosophical Studies, a …

Dialogue

Looking for hope

For all the talk about a ‘brain-drain’ that has deprived Greece from a much valuable human capital, minimising the country’s resources, which would lead to growth and prosperity, there is …