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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 …

Dialogue

Brexit and Alcibiades: Populism, demagoguery and fake news

Does the ancient Greek world of politics – from which ‘democracy’ and indeed ‘politics’ are ultimately derived – have any light to shed on the current UK Brexit catastrophe (another …

Life

Dimitris Troaditis to present free lecture on radical anarchist ideas in Greece

Poet and journalist Dimitris Troaditis is set to present an insightful lecture at the Greek Centre this month, delving into the emergence and promulgation of radical anarchist ideas in Greece …

Life

Photographer Polixeni Papapetrou: Existentialism and good underwear

Photographer Polixeni Papapetrou died in April last year at age 57 after a five-year illness. Her friend, writer Joanna Murray-Smith writes about the artist in an introduction to the new …

Life

Homer and the story of a Greek Australian war hero at the Greek Centre

Phil Kafcaloudes, a journalism lecturer at RMIT, will present a lecture about Homer and the story of a Greek Australian war hero, on Thursday 27 June 2019, at the Greek …

Life

Greek Writers Festival debuts at the Greek Centre with Diasporic Dialogues

The Greek Writers Festival makes its debut at the Greek Centre for Contemporary Culture from 31 May to 8 June with an impressive line-up of writers and events, including panels, …

Life

Greek Writers’ Festival program provides a smorgasbord of offerings

The Greek-Australian community is no longer an island. It needs to open up and be a vital, relevant part of the broader cultural, political and literary dialogue. And there will …

Features

Poet and photographer Heidi Seraphim on her Instagram success and new book, combining her two favourite mediums

Heidi Seraphimidou, otherwise known as Heidi Seraphim, was born and bred in Thessaloniki, Greece, specifically in Ano Toumba. While her peers were colouring their days in black and white (the …

Life

Greek Australian Cultural League Book Prize now open

Calling all authors residing in Australia, who have written a book in either Greek or English, or both! The Greek Australian Cultural League (GACL) is running a Book Prize for …

Life

Greece’s sunken treasures and where to find them

There are 1,061 ships that sank in Greek waters in WWII alone, however very little has been done to properly document these. Hellenic Navy Commander Panagiotis Tripontikias hopes to change …