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    • Across Cultural Boundaries: Greek and Aboriginal Australians in Contact 

      Kanarakis, George (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2011)
      The Greeks and the Indigenous people of Australia represent two cultures of ancient origins within the dominant Australian society. Opposing discrimination on the basis of ethnic and minority distinctions, both support the ...
    • Anaximander’s Zoogony 

      Gregory, Andrew (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2011)
      Aetius v, 19, 4 gives the following account of Anaximander’s zoogony: Ἀναξίμανδρος ἐν ὑγρῷ γεννησθῆναι τὰ πρῶτα ζῷα φλοιοῖς περιεχόμενα ἀκανθώδεσι, προβαινούσης δὲ τῆς ἡλικίας ἀποβαίνειν ἐπὶ τὸ ζηρότερον καὶ περιρρηγνυμένου ...
    • Aristotle on Homoeomerous Substances 

      Chalmers, Alan F (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2011)
      Aristotle’s characterisation of homoeomerous substances in Generation and Corruption is typically interpreted as involving the idea that such substances retain their identity as such however far they are divided. Yet, in ...
    • Aristotle on Mind and the Science of Nature 

      Lennox, James G. (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2011)
      On the basis of two premises to which he is committed, it would seem that Aristotle must be a “naturalist” about the investigation of the soul: 1. Natural things have both a material and a formal nature. 2. In the case of ...
    • Aristotle on Non-Contradiction 

      Couvalis, Spyridon George (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2011)
      Aristotle’s defence of the principle of non-contradiction has been recently criticized by Graham Priest. I argue that Priest’s arguments do not work against the primary version of Aristotle’s principle; Priest relies on ...
    • Athens as Urban Landscape in the Painting of the First Decades of the 20th Century 

      Mavromichali, Efthimia (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2011)
      Ιn this article I shall examine the history of representation of Athens as a capital of the modern Greek state during the first decades of the 20th century in order to show the ideological priorities of society at the time, ...
    • The Australian Contribution to the United Nations Force in Cyprus 

      Christodoulides, Nikos (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2011)
      This paper, based on Australian sources, aims to examine the logic behind Australia’s decision to contribute a police unit in the United Nations Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) in 1964. It offers answers to questions such as: ...
    • Beauty as Harmony of the Soul: the Aesthetic of the Stoics. 

      McMahon, Jennifer (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2011)
      Aesthetics is not an area to which the Stoics are normally understood to have contributed. I adopt a broad description of the purview of Aesthetics according to which Aesthetics pertains to the study of those preferences ...
    • The Cyprus Question, the EU and the Stakes Involved. 

      Theophanous, Andreas (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2011)
      The Cyprus question is an international problem which does not only concern the Cypriots. It has several dimensions: from the bicommunal to the relations between Greece and Turkey, from the regional and security balances ...
    • Direct Observation: Growing Up and the First Glimpses of East and West During Christmas. 

      Riak, Patricia (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2011)
      The paper engages with experiential material from personal life. The experiential experience is related to growing up and learning to understand the meanings related to Greek Orthodox religion. As part of growing up in ...
    • The Dying and Deathless Musician in Modern Greek Culture: Nikos Xylouris and Manos Loizos 

      Michael, Despina (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2011)
      The aim of this paper is to explore the way that the image of popular musicians in Greece is informed, modified and transformed by death. The image of the dying musician has become established in Greek tradition and is a ...
    • The e-Library of Greek Byzantine Manuscripts. Application in the Sources Chrétiennes Collection 

      Myridis, Nikolaos (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2011)
      Although the Byzantine Empire fell, it continues to exist thanks to its ability of selfprojecting onto its cultural heritage, especially onto texts written during its period. Text Collections are excellent projects for ...
    • The Evolution of Greek Identity through the Study of Selected Short Stories of Greek Australian Writers: 1901–2001 

      Garivaldis, Andrea (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2011)
      This paper draws from a larger project on the diasporic and transnational identities in the writing of Greek Australians. It examines the diasporic notions of Greek identity in Australia through the analysis of selected ...
    • Finding the Boundaries of Tolerance: Exploring Attitudes to Health Illness and Disability 

      Gavriel, Athena (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2011)
      Stigma, silence and little in-depth research into Hellenes’ worldviews and practices regarding health, especially mental health, illness and disability, were catalysts for interpretative mixed method research, primarily ...
    • Greek Australian Women Playwrights of First and Second Generation: Complexities of Culture and Identity 

      Tsefala, Eleni (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2011)
      In this paper notions such as identity, migrant culture and conflicts of diversity will be explored and will be presented as described in plays of first and second generation Greek Australian women playwrights. Their plays ...
    • Greek Idioms Processing in the Machine Translation System CAT2 

      Anastasiou, Dimitra (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2011)
      This paper describes Machine Translation (MT) and the associated processing of idioms. Particularly, this research examines the rule-based CAT 2 MT system and experiments with Greek sentences containing idioms. The paper ...
    • The Greek-Cypriot Migration to South Australia: An Oral History Study 

      Shialis, Maria (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2011)
      This paper is an examination of the Greek-Cypriot migration to South Australia and the importance of oral history. It is based on interviews conducted on the Greek-Cypriot migrant population with first hand experiences. ...
    • History, Identity and Culture of the Borderland Community of Tsamantas in Epirus, North-Western Greece 

      Konstadakopulos, Dimitrios (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2011)
      Before the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire in the early part of the twentieth century, nationality was not of great significance to the people of Epirus; instead, diverse elements — cultural, historical, social and spatial ...
    • Inter- Multi-trans and Cross-disciplinary Research: What Lies Ahead of the Research in Modern Greek Studies on Romanian Soil (and at Large)? 

      Chisacof, Lia Brad (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2011)
      The present article sets itself the aim of scrutinising research methods with the aim of evaluating Modern Greek studies in Romania with a view to developing a perspective on their future directions. Research at large has ...
    • Intercultural Romances in Contemporary Greek Literary Texts: Intersections of Ethnicity and Gender 

      Paparoussi, Marita (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2011)
      Many are the texts of modern Greek literature in which immigration intersects with gender and sex or romance. Assuming that intimate encounters between a Greek man and an immigrant woman establish a dialogue between identity, ...