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    • Greece and third generation Greek Australians: a case study between students who had visited the country and those who didn't 

      Kyriakopoulou-Baltatzi, Chrysanthi (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2015)
      Please note: This article is in Greek. Greece and Third Generation Greek Australians: a case study between students who had visited the country and those who didn’t: The paper examines how the journeys of third generation ...
    • The Master Argument of Diodorus Cronus as an alternative account of modality 

      Mortensen, Chris (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2015)
      This paper considers an argument due to Diodorus Cronus (3rd century BCE), called by the ancients the Master Argument, which provides a theory of modality different from the modern orthodoxy of modal logic. It is argued ...
    • Vagrant "Gypsies" and respectable Greeks: a defining moment in early Greek-Melbourne, 1897-1900 

      Piperoglou, Andonis (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2015)
      Well known in Australian history are the arrivals of Greeks. Less acknowledged are the attempts of Greeks to define themselves within the contours of the Australian nation and the implications of such endeavours. In 1898, ...
    • Philoponus and the subtraction argument 

      Nanasi, Kieran (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2015)
      The subtraction argument for the existence of an empty world has been challenged in the case of where the world has an infinite number of objects. Drawing on the reconstruction of Philoponus’ traversal argument by George ...
    • Longevity in elderly Greek migrants to Australia may be explained by adherence to a traditional Greek Mediterranean diet? 

      Kouris-Blazos, Antigone; Itsiopoulos, Catherine (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2015)
      Between 1988 and 1991 data were collected on diet, health and lifestyle on 818 people aged 70 and over from countries/cultures experiencing longevity: Swedes, Greeks, Australians (Greeks and Anglo-Celts) and Japanese. This ...
    • Australian women in Macedonia 

      Diamadis, Panayiotis (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2015)
      Australians have had a relationship with Macedonia since the earliest days of European settlement. A little explored aspect of this is the activities of Australian women in Macedonia, before the days of cheap transport and ...
    • Ontology and explanation 

      Mann, Scott (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2015)
      This paper critically assesses some recent attempts to develop and update the basic categories of Aristotle’s ontology, by Jonathan Lowe and Brian Ellis. It defends these attempts in face of criticisms by John Heil, while ...
    • Patriotism and deconstruction in Greece in the period of crisis: an attempt at synthesis 

      Frantzi, Kyriaki (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2015)
      Please note: This article is in Greek. Patriotism and Deconstruction in Greece in the Period of Crisis: An Attempt at Synthesis. The polarity patriotism/deconstruction has dominated public debates in Greece in the period ...
    • Imperial and empirical city: Famagusta’s representations in the poetry of Kyriakos Charalambides 

      Hadjipavlou, Nicoletta (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2015)
      The word “empire” denotes something great and strong, old and new and is often associated with both the past and the present. For historians and theorists, the word empire may be coupled with power, expansion, imperialism ...
    • Aristotle and real possibility 

      Quigley, Peter (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2015)
      Ross, Hintikka, Waterlow and Makin have all suggested that there is something problematic about Aristotle’s treatment of possibility. I will canvas their concerns and propose that the problem is not so much with Aristotle ...
    • Foodstuffs imports and diet change in Cyprus, 1881–1946/7 

      Kazamias, Georgios; Panayiotou, Maria (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2015)
      Using information from the import statistics found in the Cyprus Blue Books, this paper aims to examine the trends of diet change in Cyprus, in the period 1881–1948. Data on imported foodstuffs as reported in the Blue Books ...
    • Parochialism in Perth: aspects of regionalism amongst Western Australia's Castellorizian community (Final) 

      Yiannakis, John N (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2015)
      Founded in 1912, the Castellorizian Association of Western Australia was the first Greek regional fraternity established anywhere in Australia. In the celebratory atmosphere of its centenary year, Perth’s Castellorizian ...
    • Modern Greek at tertiary level: applying innovative methods of effective assessment and delivery online 

      Wright, Cecily; Litinas, Antonios; Palaktsoglou, Maria; Tsianikas, Michael (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2015)
      In a determined effort to preserve the Modern Greek language as an important part of Australia’s cultural and linguistic diversity, the Logos Australian Centre for Hellenic Language and Culture established at Flinders ...
    • Καβάφης: “Ας αφεθώ σ’ αυτήν” 

      Tsianikas, Michael (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2015)
      Please Note: This article is in Greek. Kavafis: Let me submit to Art: Beginning with the poem “Κίμων Λεάρχου, 22 ετών, σπουδαστής ελληνικών γραμμάτων”, this study reveals that behind his “synthetic” poetry lays a secret ...
    • Aristotle, potential and actual, conflicts 

      Turner, Andrew J (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2015)
      In The Metaphysics Book Theta, Chapter four, Aristotle claims that to state that “some X is possible but X will never be” is a mistake. In effect, he collapses the possible into the actual. This view conflicts with the ...
    • Greek embroideries: the early collectors and their ongoing legacy 

      Simpson, Cheryl Ann (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2015)
      The early collectors of Greek embroidery left a substantial legacy of unique textile work for the benefit of all. Today, we can still see examples of these rare embroideries in major museums such as the Victoria and Albert ...
    • Greek currents in Australian waters: Greek-Australians and the sea, 1810s–2013 

      Janiszewski, Leonard; Alexakis, Effy (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2015)
      The sea has been an important element in the history of both the ancient and modern Greeks, providing passage, local livelihoods and access to international trade. In the modern era, Antipodean waters have been part of ...
    • Exile and the (im)possible nostos: Greek autofiction and politics in the 1970s 

      Ioannidou, Stavrini (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2015)
      This paper considers Vassilikos’ Γλαύκος Θρασάκης (written in 1973–4) and Axioti’s Η Κάδμω (written in 1971–2) as postmodern narratives of exile, against the politics of their time. What is essentially new about my reading ...
    • The moral of the story: on fables and philosophy in Plato's 'Symposium' 

      Benitez, Rick (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2015)
      Scholars have puzzled over the fact that Plato’s criticisms of poetry are themselves contained in mimetic works. This paper sheds light on that phenomenon by examining an analogous one. The Symposium contains one fable ...
    • Language and age identities among older Greek Cypriot women 

      Charalambidou, Anna (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2015)
      This contribution discusses the language and social practices of older Greek Cypriot women. It looks at the casual, every-day interactions of an all-female group, with a long interactional history (most of them in their ...