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    • Greek Travellers and Travel Literature from the Fifteenth to the Eighteenth Century. 

      Minaoglou, Charalambos (Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2007)
      Although the western travellers who travelled in the territories of the Ottoman Empire between the fifteenth and the eighteenth century have been studied extensively, the opposite happens as far as concerns the peregrinations ...
    • Linguistic Terms of Greek Origin in English and Bulgarian. 

      Shenkova, Svetla; Rousseva, Grozda (Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2007)
      The Greek language has been the source of linguistic terms for centuries up to the present. Greek word-forming patterns, words and word elements were adopted and adapted into Latin (Neo-Latin) 1,500 years ago, and passed ...
    • Darwinian Thought in Grigorios Xenopoulos' "Athenian Letters". 

      Zaramis, Maria (Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2007)
      While literary writers have responded creatively to Darwinism since its beginnings with "The Origin of Species" (1859), literary scholarship has reacted accordingly — but not within Greece. Literary scholarship which takes ...
    • Military Recruitment and Selection in a British Colony: The Cyprus Regiment 1939-1944. 

      Kazamias, Georgios (Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2007)
      Between 1939 and 1945, several thousand Greek and Turkish Cypriots enlisted and served in the Cyprus Regiment, a colonial regiment of the British Army. Using archival material, this paper aims to examine the parameters set ...
    • Simitis's Unsuccessful Struggle for Economic and Governmental Modernisation: A Case of Irresolution or Impotence? 

      Close, David Henry (Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2007)
      Modernisation, meaning the attainment of best governmental practice in the European Union, was the mission of Kostas Simitis while prime minister in 1996–2004. In the goals which mattered most to himself and to voters — ...
    • Conference Photographs. 

      Unknown author (Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2007)
      Photographs taken at the Sixth Biennial International Conference of Greek Studies at Flinders University in June, 2005.
    • Plato's Ring of Corruption. 

      Spence, Edward H (Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2007)
      Although corruption has been widely reported and is easily recognized, often unfortunately after the event, its nature and causes are usually not well understood and remain for the most part conceptually unclear. This ...
    • The Significance of Plato's Notions of Beauty and Pleasure in the Philosophy of Kant 

      McMahon, Jennifer (Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2007)
      Plato conceived of the Form of Beauty as quite distinct from the Form of the Good. Beauty was a means to the Good. The ascent theory of the Symposium has suggested to some commentators that Plato envisaged two kinds of ...
    • Migration to Greece: A New Type and Emerging Problems. 

      Alipranti-Maratou, Laura (Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2007)
      Greece is a country with an age-long tradition in emigration and population movements due to specific historical factors. In the twentieth century certain political, economic and family reasons caused a large outflow of ...
    • Aristotle's Theory of Justice as the Basis of Rawls' Justice as Fairness. 

      Hunt, Ian Edgell (Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2007)
      Aristotle distinguishes between general justice and particular justice. I argue that this distinction identifies a fundamental issue of justice that remains even in what Rawls terms a 'well-ordered society'. This is the ...
    • Aspects of Interlanguage Contact: Greek and Australian English. 

      Kanarakis, George (Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2007)
      Linguists accept that no languages, the users of which have come into contact with one another, are completely pure and free of transferred and borrowed language forms. Interlanguage transferences and borrowings, therefore, ...
    • The Greek-Australian Unemployed Movement and the Construction of the Migrants' Rights Discourse. 

      Nicolacopoulos, Toula; Vassilacopoulos, George (Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2007)
      This paper will present a brief history of the organised attempts within the Greek-Australian communities to address the problem of high unemployment in the 1950s. Focusing on the formation and work of the Greek Migrants’ ...
    • Bilingualism on the Internet: The Teaching/Learning of Greek as a Second Language in Higher Education. 

      Kourtis-Kazoullis, Vasilia (Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2007)
      In the last few years we have observed a rapid increase in Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL). These applications include software that aims at the teaching of first, second and foreign languages, applications on ...
    • 'In Their Own Image: Greek-Australians' National Project Past, Present and Potential Future. 

      Janiszewski, Leonard; Alexakis, Effy (Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2007)
      Since 1982 the 'In Their Own Image: Greek-Australians' National Project has been researching the historical and contemporary Greek-Australian presence in both Australia and overseas. It has gathered a considerable oral, ...
    • Phono-semantically Motivated Lexical Patterns: Evidence from English and Modern Greek. 

      Mela-Athanasopoulou, Elizabeth (Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2007)
      Generally, linguistic theory assumes that the association between sound and meaning is essentially arbitrary: a meaning can theoretically be represented by almost any set of sounds in a language. This study, however, will ...
    • Kylon: The Man Who Changed Athens. 

      Agoratsios, Emmanuel (Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2007)
      Who was this Kylon and why did he bring about change in Athens in the mid-seventh century BC? The aim of this discussion will endeavour to focus briefly on Kylon himself and why he caused such a stir at Athens at the time. ...
    • Some Future Contingents and Aristotle. 

      Turner, Andrew J (Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2007)
      Aristotle argued that particular statements about the future were neither true nor false. Turner rejects this claim, arguing that implicit to such a theory is an untenable theory of time. Whilst developing a theory of time ...
    • List of Authors. 

      Authors (Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2007)
      This item is the list of contributing authors to the Proceedings of the Sixth Biennial International Conference of Greek Studies.
    • Peasants and Workers in Tobacco Production in Greece, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: Social and Cultural Lives. 

      Dagkas, Alexandros (Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2007)
      Tobacco played a major role in the socio-economic development of Greece starting from the period of Ottoman rule. A related cultural history was written by those who took part in economic activities associated with the ...
    • Copyright. 

      Unknown author (Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2007)
      This item is the copyright page from the Proceedings of the Sixth Biennial International Conference of Greek Studies.