Dialogue

Dialogue

Why are dangerous Australian magpies so different to their docile European counterparts?

What’s the most dangerous Australian animal? Your mind may wander to deadly funnel web spiders enjoying the moistness inside your shoe, crocodiles lurking by the river, rattlesnakes and the like… …

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Being a ‘well-liked’ girl means…

Ten-year-old me, walked in a bookstore with my mum. Walking around the isles filled with bookshelves 12 metres taller than me definitely felt overwhelming and daunting. I went to the …

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Greece: Time to open up the vote to the diaspora

The Hellenic Diaspora’s desire (or otherwise), to vote for Greek elections, has been a recurring theme over 100 years. Greeks enjoy the ‘right of return’ to their cultural patritha or …

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ECCV works with Museums Victoria; shows ‘immigration’ is not a dirty word

The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria is delighted to work with Museums Victoria towards a renewed commitment to all culturally and linguistically diverse communities in Victoria. The public discourse has …

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Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis wants Greeks abroad to vote because he can relate to them

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis described a plan submitted by main opposition SYRIZA party on the vote of the diaspora in general elections as a “deeply offensive” proposal that treats …

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Greece’s plans for diaspora vote: Going postal and the Danaids

“The people who guard the rainbow don’t like those who get in the way of the sun.” ― Terry Pratchett, Going Postal “Those who fear that the political system of …

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Are we the upside down Greek Antipodeans or Antioecoi?

“We here in the Antipodes, the Antipodeans, do things differently from you over there in the Motherland,” a friend was explaining to a recently arrived lady from the Motherland. “Yes, …

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Letter: Let’s not create conflict where there is none

Let’s really separate the church from the state is an interesting, albeit false, headline for the article published by Neos Kosmos on 3 September, 2019. In Australia, the church and …

Dialogue

Letter: A problem in the Greek education system

The following letter was sent to the Greek Minister of Education, Niki Kerameus. Unfortunately, it is a problem that is encountered all too often in Greece. Honourable Minister, First of …

Life

Bruce Springsteen, an Aristotle for our times

In the recently released film ‘Blinded by the Light’, Pakistani teenager Javed discovers commitment and courage through the music of Bruce Springsteen. Based on journalist Sarfraz Manzoor’s 1980s memoir, the …