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Calling out British Museum Director Hartwig Fischer on the Parthenon Marbles

I have long recognised that the British Nation and its people strongly espouse and believe in justice, freedom and friendship. They have demonstrated this over the years, wherever these such …

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Why black lives should matter to the Greek diaspora

I have often found that I struggle to find the right words for any number of occasions and reasons. Most of the time, it all seems so meaningless, especially when …

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Sex worker’s open letter to Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis

Mister Prime Minister, My name is Anna Kouroupou, I am a trans woman and for around 40 years in a row, I have been making a living as a sex …

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Maria Euthymiou’s resignation from 2021 Commemorative Committee

“We’re gon’ party like its your birthday” – 50 Cent Recently, historian Maria Euthymiou resigned from the 2021 Commemorative Committee, tasked by the Greek government to organise the celebrations that …

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Mobile data shows which European countries took lockdown seriously

A substantial part of humanity is slowly emerging from weeks of lockdown. What we have experienced is truly rare: a real global threat, menacing to all wherever we lived. But …

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How is COVID-19 changing multiculturalism and the nature of migration to Australia?

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Neos Kosmos had published a series of articles on whether the time had come to reboot multiculturalism. If anything, the global pandemic has justified the …

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Refugees at increased risk of coronavirus due to barriers to healthcare

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, wars and conflicts have not stopped. While some countries have successfully grappled with the virus, in refugee camps the situation remains fraught. Researching the social epidemiology …

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Pontian observance of crimes against Australia’s ‘Stolen Generations’ bring to mind their own struggles

The Federation of Pontian Associations of Australia observed National Sorry Day – 26 May – remembering and acknowledging the mistreatment of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people forcibly removed …

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Ancient Greek history held captive: What’s next for the Parthenon Sculptures?

The recent re-opening of the Acropolis archaeological site has seen renewed calls by the Greek Culture Minister, Dr Lina Mendoni, for the return of the Parthenon Sculptures from the British …

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‘Lord and Master of My Life’, a new book by Archbishop Makarios of Australia

“Lord and Master of my Life..” is how the Lenten prayer of Saint Ephraim the Syrian, commences. It is not perhaps not entirely coincidental that Archbishop Makarios has chosen to …