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    • Ageing and immigration in the Greek capital. Policy issues and developments since the early 1990s 

      Maloutas, Thomas (Flinders University Department of Language Studies - Modern Greek, 2013-06)
      The paper deals with socio-demographic change and spatial transformation in Athens during the post war period and, in particular, since the early 1990s. It focuses on the interaction of two parallel processes — the ...
    • Aristotle and the intuitionists 

      Mortensen, Chris (Flinders University Department of Language Studies - Modern Greek, 2013-06)
      Intuitionist mathematics has claimed a philosophy deriving from Kant. This paper aims to draw attention to significant similarities with a much older source, Aristotle. At the same time, the connection should not be ...
    • Aristotle's four conceptions of time 

      Quigley, Peter (Flinders University Department of Language Studies - Modern Greek, 2013-06)
      In this paper I will describe four theories of time that can be found in Aristotle. I will compare these four theories with modern notions of time, and propose that the ancient and modern views are substantively the same. ...
    • Aristotle, space and time 

      Mann, Scott (Flinders University Department of Language Studies - Modern Greek, 2013-06)
      There are two fundamentally different conceptions of the nature of space and time. On the one side, and particularly associated with the ideas of Newton, is what is now called “substantivalism”, which sees space and time ...
    • Art censorship as art criticism: fighting the sacrilegious and protecting the 'shell' 

      Karaiskou, Vayia-Vicky (Flinders University Department of Language Studies - Modern Greek, 2013-06)
      Art censorship in Greece since the establishment of the new Greek state in 1830 has been formulated in relation to the ideological patterns of national identity. The influence of Romanticism intensified references to ancient ...
    • Auto/biographical writing and Greek-Australian historiography 

      Nicolacopoulos, Toula; Vassilacopoulos, George (Flinders University Department of Language Studies - Modern Greek, 2013-06)
      This paper outlines a methodology for 'auto/biographical' life-history writing and argues for its merits based on a particular case study. In the present context 'auto/ biographical life writing' refers to life writing ...
    • Between young and old Greek Orthodox Christians: saint worship and dance as offering to a saint 

      Riak, Patricia (Flinders University Department of Language Studies - Modern Greek, 2013-06)
      The paper reconstructs what is remembered about saint worship practiced in the Rhodian highland village of Istrios. Istrian memory reveals a religious practice that included dance as a form of promise (taximo) and offering ...
    • Blending Greek with Aboriginal Australian cultural elements in artistic expression 

      Kanarakis, George (Flinders University Department of Language Studies - Modern Greek, 2013-06)
      This paper pursues another transnational course extending the paper I presented at the Eighth International Conference on Greek Research, where the influence of cultural aspects of Aboriginal Australians upon a variety of ...
    • Coping with school bullying: a cross national pilot intervention study 

      Skrzypiec, Grace; Slee, Phillip T; Roussi-Vergou, Christina; Andreou, Eleni (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand (MGSAANZ), 2013-07)
      In Australia and Greece the issue of school bullying is a significant concern of educators and students. While victims are not to be blamed for being bullied, research suggests that the strategies utilised by victims to ...
    • Copper and foreign investment: the development of the mining industry in Cyprus during the Great Depression 

      Apostolides, Alexander (Flinders University Department of Language Studies - Modern Greek, 2013-06)
      This paper evaluates the impact of the rapid growth of mining on the Cypriot economy during the period 1921–1938, with special focus on the expansion of copper sulphate mining. During this period the industry was transformed ...
    • The Crone role revisited in the migrant diaspora to Australia 

      Frantzi, Kyriaki (Flinders University Department of Language Studies - Modern Greek, 2013-06)
      In mythical tradition as revisited by research during the few last decades, the Crone is the feminine aspect of the ageing individual, she who protects and guides youngsters through her wisdom. Drawing on the darker as ...
    • The distinction between laiko and logio as a particular characteristic of the Modern Greek language: historical interpretation, contemporary function and didactic usage 

      Paradia, Maria; Mitsis, Napoleon (Flinders University Department of Language Studies - Modern Greek, 2013-06)
      It is well known that the Greek language, despite its long history and the various adventures it has experienced over the centuries and in contrast with other ancient European languages (e.g. Latin), has not undergone any ...
    • Faces beyond the Greek café: the traditional diversity of Greek-Australian occupational pursuits, 1820s–2010 

      Janiszewski, Leonard; Alexakis, Effy (Flinders University Department of Language Studies - Modern Greek, 2013-06)
      From the late nineteenth century until the closing decades of the twentieth century, Greeks played a large part in Australia’s food catering industry. They continued, nevertheless, to enter a wide variety of occupations. ...
    • The Greek audience 'discovers' the Turkish soap-series: Turkey’s 'soft power' and the psyche of Greeks 

      Mihalakopoulos, Georgios (Flinders University Department of Language Studies - Modern Greek, 2013-06)
      Today’s world is mainly characterised, among other things, by interdependence and confusion. And the best way for a state to distinguish itself from the others is to promote globally a “shiny image”. This kind of strategy ...
    • The Greek language of the diaspora in the era of globalisation 

      Michopoulos, Aristotle (Flinders University Department of Language Studies - Modern Greek, 2013-06)
      This paper is divided into two parts. The first one deals with the Greek language and education in the United States, focusing on schools, books, teachers and the educational policy of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese and ...
    • Greek Orthodox iconography from a historical and cultural perspective 

      Doupis, Ekaterini (Flinders University Department of Language Studies - Modern Greek, 2013-06)
      This paper will examine the historical events that made an impact on Greek Orthodox Iconography including the Iconoclastic period, and its acceptance into the Greek Orthodox community during the Byzantine period. As well ...
    • Harbours, harbour works and commerce in Cyprus, 1878-1910 

      Panayiotou, Maria (Flinders University Department of Language Studies - Modern Greek, 2013-06)
      The lack of harbour facilities was always a setback in the financial development of Cyprus. The paper aims to describe the harbour facilities of the island in 1878–1879, and to analyse how the harbour works in Limasol, ...
    • A home away from home: the Greek-Cypriot migrants/refugees in South Australia 

      Shialis, Maria (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand (MGSAANZ), 2013-07)
      Migration waves have occurred over many centuries due to the historical events of countries experiencing turmoil and people wanting to have a better future elsewhere. Australia was and still is today known as the “land of ...
    • The 'invisible' immigrants: Greek immigrant women in Australia (1952–1972) 

      Palaktsoglou, Maria (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand (MGSAANZ), 2013-07)
      1952–1972 is considered as the twenty-year period of mass or chain migration, during which the greatest number of Greek immigrants arrived in Australia. Just under half of these immigrants were women, who arrived mainly ...
    • Migrants’ Belongings: preliminary considerations of Greek and Italian migrants’ travel trunks in the post-Second World War period of settlement to South Australia 

      Agutter, Karen Maree; Bouvet, Eric James; Glenn, Diana Cavuoto; Leader-Elliott, Lynette Frances; Finnimore, Christine; Rose, Daniela; Palaktsoglou, Maria (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand (MGSAANZ), 2013-07)
      The Migrants’ Belongings project, while considering both the scholarly work of the past and more contemporary trends, aims to take migration studies one step further by investigating the significance of belongings brought ...