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Diatribe: Recycled containers of our Greek consciousness

A most singular happenstance befell me recently. Having inherited from my grandfather, the propensity, when all within the domestic abode and slumbering safely in the arms of Morpheus, to descend …

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From homeland to diaspora: Romioi in Australia

In 1998 the Hellenic Parliament recognised 14 September as a day of national mourning for the Genocide of the Greeks of Asia Minor. The past two decades the Armenian genocide …

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Smyrna Catastrophe in literature from Hemingway to Henry Miller

“The worst thing was … how they screamed every night at midnight. I do not know why they started screaming. We were in the harbour and they were on the …

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We think of Ioli, Courtney, Aiia and Eurydice, but women’s degradation is as ordinary as breathing

Every so often we have a ‘face’ – the latest victim of men’s violence against women. Australian-Cypriot Ioli Hadjilyra, who died at the hands of Bradley Edwards, was the latest …

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September is World Alzheimer’s Month: Greek Australians living with dementia have specific needs

By 2057 there will be an estimated one million Australians living with dementia. In that same year, there will be 8.8 million people over the age of 65 years diagnosed …

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First person account: Remembering September 11, the day the world changed

On the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, native New Yorker Despina Meris shares her first-hand account of a day that will never be forgotten.

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How Brexit uncertainty is hurting the UK economy – in four charts

Each day brings with it new drama in UK politics and the course of Brexit – and it’s playing havoc with the UK economy. The following four graphs show the …

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Shining the light on Greeks and suicide on World Suicide Prevention Day (10 September)

Greece had a long history of the world’s lowest suicide rates but during the last decade, since 2008, the suicide rates have increased, intertwined with the economic crises and hardships. …

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Explaining Greek measles epidemic: Outbreaks and political crises go hand in hand

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced that it no longer considers measles to be eradicated in the UK. Albania, the Czech Republic and Greece have also lost their measles-free …

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IARP welcomes Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ proposal for short-term reunification of Parthenon Marbles

The International Association for the Reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures (IARPS) and the twenty National Committees worldwide congratulate and firmly support Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in his efforts to …