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The Acropolis Museum and the return of the Parthenon Sculptures: Back to the future

On 20 June 2019 Greece and the world museum community will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Acropolis Museum in Athens. The state-of-the-art museum is regarded as …

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What’s the point of education? It’s no longer about getting a job

For much of human history, education has served an important purpose, ensuring we have the tools to survive. People need jobs to eat and to have jobs, they need to …

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Tατουάζ of truth, patriotism and our Greek childhood

When I was growing up in the eighties, only criminals or ultra-cool denizens of the margins of society who could transcend boundaries, possessed tattoos. As my parents determined at a …

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‘Toxic masculinity’ from Ancient Greece to modern Melbourne

Some of today’s most damaging notions of sexual norms can be traced back to early literature with Greek myths populated by otherworldly monstrous rapists. Rape-victim-turned-monster Medusa is a prime example …

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Acropolis Museum’s 10th year anniversary is time to review our campaign for the return of the Parthenon Marbles

As we approach the 10th anniversary of the opening of the new Acropolis Museum, it is an appropriate time to review how far we have come in campaigning for the …

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Ali Pasha, the archaeologist and symbol of Albanian nationalism

“Ali deemed anchorite, or saint a pawn – The crater of his blunderbuss did yawn, Sword, dagger hung at ease…. … for Janina makes A grave for thee where every …

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Look beyond crisis accommodation so people like Courtney Herron aren’t homeless in the first place

When the battered body of 25-year-old Courtney Herron was found in Royal Park in Melbourne on Saturday, 25 May, it was not the first time a homeless person had been …

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Sisters Gia and Maria Soupos on their journey through activism and animal liberation

Our parents originate from the Greek island of Lesvos and migrated to Australia in the 1960s. We are from a working class background, our mother was a seamstress and our …

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Web Words: Your views on social media from trigonometry to rape

Babylonians developed trigonometry before Greeks Sotiris Pashos Great minds think alike. Kosta Stavrou Now wait for all the Redneck Victorian Greeks to start complaining at how outraged they are by …

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Victoria’s Premier Daniel Andrews pays tribute to NK founder

Victoria’s Premier Daniel Andrews send a letter to NK publisher Christopher Gogos on the passing of his father in order to express his condolences. He stated: On behalf of our …