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Greek Australian Cultural League announces literary competition for 2019

The Greek Australian Cultural League’s (GACL) annual literary competition is back for another year, and is now accepting submissions. To participate, writers must be aged 18 and over, and be …

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Call for submissions: Greek Australian periodical ‘Antipodes’

The 65th volume of Greek Australian literary periodical Antipodes is set to be launched later this year in October, and submissions are now open. Members of the Greek Australian Cultural …

Dialogue

Christos Fifis and the first Greek Community of Australia

Are we, as Greek Australians, defined by the institutions that we create? Do we make them in our image so that they reflect us and our aspirations? If so, what …

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Cultural diversity at Coburg Library

As part of Cultural Diversity Week the City of Moreland and in particular the highly popular Coburg Library hosted a series of events celebrating the many cultural and faith-based backgrounds …

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Professor Michael Scott believes that by studying the ancient Greeks we learn more about ourselves

Professor Michael Scott is one of the most prominent and passionate classicists in Britain, also well known for his public engagement and outreach work as a speaker and broadcaster. His …

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A Greek Australian Archive, documenting the community’s early years has been launched

The Greek Australian Archive, the first of its kind, which comprises official documents, photographs, films, oral histories and letters and was launched at the State Library of NSW earlier this …

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‘The Mykonos Mob’ conjures mystery on the majestic island

Jeffrey Siger is a former Wall Street lawyer who turned to murder mystery thrillers over a decade ago and bases himself on Mykonos for most of the year. He is …

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The fascinating story of Greek migrants at BMW from 1960-2018

During the 1960s and 1970s BMW in Germany had recorded the highest numbers of Greek migrant employees in history. Some, narrate their unique stories in a doco-book, recently published by …

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Immigrant mail order brides, a phenomenon examined in ‘Promised Brides’ book

Critics have dubbed Dr Panayota Nazou’s book ‘Promised Brides’ the most systematic and coherent research into the promised brides practice of first generation Greek migrants to Australia The phenomenon occurred mainly between …

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Seeking submissions for 65th issue of Antipodes

The 65th issue of the literary periodical Antipodes will be launched οn October, 2019. This year the periodical is celebrating its 46th year of continuous circulation. The issue will pay …