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Megalogenis’ ‘The Football Solution’ shortlisted for Victorian Community History Awards

Journalist George Megalogenis’ book The Football Solution: How Richmond’s Premiership Can Save Australia has been shortlisted for the Victorian Community History Awards. The Greek Australian’s work is among 42 community …

Life

Indian student kicks off a new magazine that promotes Thessaloniki and lesser-known Greece

International student Kushal S Mehta from Jaisalmer, India, created SIGMAG, a biannual digital free press publication promoting “lesser known second-tier cities which are full of inspiration”. The first issue is …

Life

Kostas Faltaits’ ‘The Genocide of the Greeks in Turkey’, a powerful book about survivors

As any researcher will tell you, primary source material is an invaluable resource. A first-hand account of any event provides direct context, placing the reader right into the time and …

Life

Marrickville: Sydney’s ‘Little Athens’ shatters every stereotype of what Greeks did

Sydney historian Vasilis Vasilas recently announced his new project, ‘Little Athens (Volume One): Marrickville’, which focuses on the personal narratives and photographs of Marrickville’s shops and businesses, and the first …

Life

New book reveals Greece’s role in Australia’s Anzac legend

The Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee is launching its publication of historian Jim Claven’s major new definitive account of Greece’s role in Australia’s Anzac legend this weekend. Commissioned by the committee, …

Features

Make sure your fingerprints aren’t all over it

“…when Antony and Dolabella were accused to him of plotting revolution, Caesar said: ‘I am not much in fear of these fat, long-haired fellows, but rather of those pale, thin …

Dialogue

Chronicling the diaspora’s stories: a tribute to Helen Nickas and Owl Publishing

A few months ago, my dear friend and colleague Helen Nickas quietly informed me that she was officially wrapping up her publishing house, Owl Publishing. Although I knew that she …

Dialogue

Makis Tsitas’ prize-winning ‘God Is My Witness’ in English

The English translation of Makis Tsitas’ prize winning novel ‘God Is My Witness’ (originally published in Greek by Kichli Publishing, Athens 2013, which won the European Union Prize for literature …

Life

WHAT’S ON Guide: Greek-inspired events across Australia, 18 July onward

VIC GREEK TAVERN NIGHT AT ELENI’S Eleni’s Kitchen + Bar (28 Anderson St, Yarraville) is hosting a Greek tavern night this Friday 19 July at 7.00-10.00 pm. Experience the best of Greek …

Life

Award-winning novel by Greek author Makis Tsitas translated into English

More readers around the world will now have the chance to enjoy Makis Tsitas’ award-winning novel ‘God Is My Witness’, thanks to Aiora Press which has released the novel in …