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Why all this complacency in Greece?

For many years now, Greece has been receiving escalating harassment and threats by Turkey. This is not just Erdogan’s pre-election propaganda, as it is assumed. It unfolds in stages with …

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Greeks for Mahsa join protest against Iranian oppression at Federation Square

“Woman is a ray of God” Jelaleddin al Rumi “Sex is great but have you ever been f….d by the Islamic Republic of Iran?” Placard at Federation Square. Twenty two …

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Diatribe: Smyrna – The last Word

Whenever I miss my grandparents, I re-read Dido Sotiriou’s classic novel «Ματωμένα Χώματα» (Bloodied Earth), not only because she provides a harrowing and all too human account of an Asia …

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Smyrna Catastrophe: A missed opportunity?

The Greek community has missed an opportunity to make the wider Australian public aware of the “catastrophe of Smyrna” which occurred one hundred years ago this September. We all take …

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Socceroo Snub: lacklustre Greek representation in “Team of the Century” line-up

To commemorate 100 years since Australia’s first men’s ‘A’ international against New Zealand in 1922, the Socceroo’s have announced their “Team of the Century” after lengthy deliberations between supporters and …

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On Dimitris Tsaloumas Memorial Lecture, presented by Dimitris Troaditis

On Thursday 22 September 2022, journalist Dimitris Troaditis made a fascinating presentation in his Dimitris Tsaloumas Memorial Lecture at the Greek Centre in Melbourne. Among other observations, Troaditis lamented the …

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A Magical Evening at the Herod Atticus

All tourists know the Acropolis and the Parthenon looming over the city of Athens. By day or night this hill of ancient importance, reminds the inhabitants of a time eons …

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Diatribe: Smyrna – Death of a metaphor

“A world ends when its metaphor has died. An age becomes an age, all else beside, When sensuous poets in their pride invent Emblems for the soul’s consent That speak …

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France and Greek crises could be like quicksand

Mainstream governments are facing difficult times. For the last two years, there has been an avalanche of crises. The COVID-19 pandemic has placed governments worldwide in a precarious position. In …

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The hidden history of the Parthenon

It is a natural Austro-Hellenic knee-jerk reaction to cry appropriation, with regard to the National Gallery of Victoria’s latest projected installation of its Architecture Commission series, in this case, a …

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