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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 Democracy 

      Mann, Scott (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2019)
      This paper looks at Aristotle's Politics from the perspective of contemporary political, social and economic problems and possibilities. A focus upon Aristotle's defence of slavery highlights the fact that while contemporary ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 on being: an Aristotelian critique of Russell’s theory of existence 

      Couvalis, Spyridon George (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2015)
      Aristotle explains existence through postulating essences that are intrinsic and perception independent. I argue that his theory is more plausible than Hume’s and Russell’s theories of existence. Russell modifies Hume’s ...
    • 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, 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Australians in Crete in World War II 

      Monteath, Peter David (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2019)
      This paper argues that the Australian involvement in wartime Crete took place in three main phases. In the first phase Australian forces participated in the defence of Crete against German invasion over twelve days in ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Blogging: the use of digital representation of the migration experience 

      Palaktsoglou, Maria; Shialis, Maria; Sutcliffe, Katherine (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2015)
      To understand the migrant experience, researchers have traditionally used methods such as ethnography and the analysis of written records to analyse the process of migration; however a new primary source – new-media or ...
    • 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 ...
    • Does Achilles Forgive in the Iliad? The Archaic Origins of the Virtue of Forgivingness 

      Smith, Lucy M (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2017)
      In Before Forgiveness, David Konstan argues that the modern concept of interpersonal forgiveness was absent from Western thought until the early modern period. However, by “the modern” concept of the term, Konstan means ...
    • Don Dunstan & Cyprus: the1957 "Fact-Finding Mission" and beyond 

      Shialis, Maria (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2015)
      This paper examines for the first time the relationship Don Dunstan, the Member of Parliament for Norwood (1953–1979) and Premier of South Australia (1967–1968 and 1970–1979) had with the Cypriot population of South ...
    • Euclid's geometry: the case of contradiction 

      Mortensen, Chris (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2019)
      This paper surveys Euclid’s geometry. After raising philosophical questions about the relation between the diagrams and the words, the question is raised concerning how there can be a diagram appropriate to a reductio ad ...
    • Evangelising Zeus: the Iliad according to Loukanes 

      Dourou, Calliope (Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2019)
      As early as the fourth century AD, and despite the unflagging efforts of the emperor Julian, known by the sobriquet the Apostate, to thwart the Christians from forging an abiding bond with classical literature, the process ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...