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English speakers invited to learn Philosophy at the University of Athens

If you have always dreamed of studying abroad, the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in collaboration with the International Hellenic university is currently accepting admissions for an English-speaking four-year …

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Dimitra Hatziadam, photographer of Greek evzones

As I rush up Vassilis Sofias avenue, heading towards the Athens War Museum for an interview with photographer, Dimitra Hatziadam, I cross paths with three striding evzones and their plain-uniformed …

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Vassilis is Shen Yun spectacle’s number-one fan in Melbourne

It is a show that is steeped in Chinese culture and history but it is not from China or performed there. But the New York-based Shen Yun Perfroming Arts production …

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Plagues follow bad leadership in ancient Greek tales

In the fifth century BC, the playwright Sophocles begins Oedipus Tyrannos with the title character struggling to identify the cause of a plague striking his city, Thebes. (Spoiler alert: It’s his …

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Berlin film festival sets pride of place to Anastassiades scripted film

For screenwriter Chris Anastassiades his latest film High Ground is a long way from the Wog Boy franchise delving as it does into the dark aspects of Australia’s history and is an approach that …

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Black Athena and the Incredible Whiteness of Being

The stories around the 1987 book Black Athena: The Afroasiatic Roots of Classical Civilization vol. 1 by the late Martin Bernal along with its sequels and many commentaries, sometimes referred …

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On the trail of the Greek philosophers

“Ti! What job can you find with that?” exclaimed my horrified parents. That was in response to my announcement that after finishing my undergraduate degree I was going to enrol …

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Koraly Dimitriadis awarded Moreland Writers Residency and Cyprus travel grant for USA

Controversial writer, actor and author of Love and F–k Poems, and Just Give Me The Pills, Koraly Dimitriadis, has been awarded a Moreland Council Writers Residency in 2019 to continue …

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Stop posing for your wedding photos: Elena Haralabaki explains why

“Please groom, hug the bride. Tilt your head a little bit to the right. Smile. Look at her. Come parents of the bride. Dad, kiss the bride. Let’s go again. …

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Constellation of stars set to shine at Sydney’s Greek festival

The 38th Greek Festival of Sydney features a full programme of events over eight weeks during which artists from the Greek community in Australia, and Greece will be showcasing their …