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Award-winning Aussie author Hannah Kent set to visit Greece

Award-winning Austrailan writer Hannah Kent will be in Athens and Thessaloniki to visit her readers on Tuesday, February 19, and Wednesday, February 20. The author has millions of fans around …

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‘The Old Greeks’, a multimedia exploration of migration

Drawing on the events surrounding the arrival of his family in Australia, Professor of Film Studies Dr George Kouvaros created his book – The Old Greeks: Cinema, Photography, Migration – to explore …

Life

The Greeks and nothing: a philosophical perspective

In virtually every area of research, be it in science, mathematics, philosophy, or theology, the ideas of ancient Greek thinkers are the roots*, having spread deeply as the basis of …

Life

What’s a yiayia? Feelgood kiddies book explores a special relationship

One day while at school, Stella Stamatakis’ daughter Elle, at the time five years old, was particularly excited. Her yiayia was visiting from Adelaide, which meant she would be picking up her …

Life

Biography of Mike Cumberlege, revealing a hero of the Aegean

The first ever biography of Lt Cdr Mike Cumberlege by Robin Knight is a precious record of a remarkable man – a British naval officer whose exploits in Greece and …

Life

‘Poppy’, a novel based on the history of Kasos

The historical tragedy that occurred in Kasos during the invasion of the Turkish and Egyptian forces in May 1824 was the inspiration behind Poppy, the first novel by Margaret Lygnos. …

Life

Book by LA-based author Eva Konstantopoulos transformed into Netflix film

When writer Eva Konstantopoulos dreams, it’s more than just thoughts, images and sounds that occur during sleep. Her dreams, the Greek American says, are a unique source of inspiration for …

Life

Reimaging the Hellene via Greek Dreaming

In Greece Dr Adrahtas is viewed as a major figure when it comes to the study of all major religions. He has been living in Sydney since 2010 and currently …

Life

Student transcribes Elytis’ ‘Monogram’ in Braille code

Apostolos Garoufos, a postgraduate student in ICT and Special Education and Psychopedagogy of Integration at Democritus University of Thrace has just translated Odysseas Elytis’ iconic love poem, The Monogram in …

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An academic’s approach to a Roadmap for Peace in Cyprus

“We all have a misplaced inflated idea, not just of ourselves but also of our products. I have no delusion of grandeur that this book is going to change how …