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    • Acknowledgements 

      Acknowledgements (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2009)
    • Anarchic Utopia in Aris Alexandrou's 'The Mission Box' 

      Vardoulakis, Dimitris (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2009)
      This paper shows that there are two notions of utopia operating in Aris Alexandrou’s novel The Mission Box (Το κιβώτιο). The first is the autarchic utopia espoused by the Communist Party and represented in the novel by the ...
    • Anaxagoras and the Size of the Sun 

      Couprie, Dirk L. (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2009)
      Plutarch and others report that Anaxagoras compared the size of the sun with the Peloponnesus. It is the aim of this paper to show that this was a fair estimate, from his point of view, which is that of a flat earth. More ...
    • Ancient Greek Cosmogony 

      Gregory, Andrew (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2009)
      This paper was given as a public lecture to open the 2007 Conference of Greek Studies. It discusses some themes in ancient Greek thought concerning the origins of the cosmos, and differentiates Greek philosophical cosmogony ...
    • Aristotle on Atomism 

      Chalmers, Alan F (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2009)
      Two kinds of atomism emerged in the philosophy off the Presocratics. One kind was devised as a response to Parmenides and involved indivisible physical atoms. The other kind emerged in response to Zeno’s paradoxes and ...
    • Aristotle on Perfect Friendship 

      Taylor, Craig Duncan (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2009)
      In this paper I argue that Aristotle’s conception of ideal or perfect friendship, friendship which is based on the love people of good character might have for each other qua good, is so moralised as to fail to capture our ...
    • Aristotle vs Theognis 

      Couvalis, Spyridon George (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2009)
      Aristotle argues that provided we have moderate luck, we can attain eudaimonia through our own effort. He claims that it is crucial to attaining eudaimonia that we aim at an overall target in our lives to which all our ...
    • Aristotle, Dialectic and Critical Realism 

      Mann, Scott (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2009)
      This paper sets out to show that central aspects of Aristotle’s view of science are of continued contemporary relevance. It argues that a widespread failure to recognise this derives, in part, from a continued commitment ...
    • The case for the return of the Parthenon Marbles 

      Comino, Emanuel J. (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2009)
      When we speak of the Parthenon, we are speaking about the birth of western civilisation, the birth of democracy and the symbol of Greece. The Marbles were and remain an integral part of the Parthenon as a monument to the ...
    • Comprehension of Literary Texts by Elementary School Pupils in Greece 

      Papantonakis, Georgios; Athanasiadis, Elias (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2009)
      This paper attempts to record the popularity of recreational reading among pupils, focusing on their understanding of the text. Initially we explore the factors, i.e. family and school, that influence pupils’ reading habits. ...
    • Conference Photos 

      Photos (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2009)
      This item contains photographs taken at the Seventh Biennial International Conference of Greek Studies.
    • Contents 

      Contents (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2009)
      This item is the Table of Contents from the Proceedings of the Seventh Biennial International Conference of Greek Studies.
    • Cookbooks, Memories and Family Recipes: Greek Cypriot immigrants' cultural maintenance and adaptation in Melbourne 

      Kalivas, Tina (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2009)
      This paper draws from a larger oral history project on the domestic food cultures of a group of Greek Cypriots residing in Melbourne between 1947 and 2003. It explores the ways in which food, and specifically recipes, ...
    • Copyright 

      Copyright (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2009)
    • Cross-Cultural Children in Melbourne: Thoughts of getting married in Greek- and Ukranian-Australian families 

      Riak, Patricia (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2009)
      This paper is an ethnographic portrayal of Greek and Ukrainian cross-cultural children in Melbourne at an age where marriage is a topic of discussion between parents and children, when ethnic traditions are discussed, ...
    • A cultural transition. The different lifestyles of Cyprus and Australia and how the move betweeen countries has impacted my life 

      Sidiropoulou, Despina (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2009)
      Australia and Cyprus are two countries at the opposite ends of the earth, and the lifestyles of the two countries often seem to be of an entirely opposite nature. The two countries have evolved in different ways: where ...
    • Cyprus in the EU: Challenges - Opportunities - Prospects 

      Coufoudakis, Van (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2009)
      This keynote address concentrates on Cyprus in the EU and on the challenges and opportunities created since the accession of Cyprus to the EU.
    • Dedications 

      Dedications (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2009)
    • The Diachronic Contribution of Greek to the Development of the English Language 

      Kanarakis, George (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2009)
      Interlanguage contact and its resulting influences are a fascinating and rewarding field for the scholar and the general reader. Among the benefits of studying this linguistic interaction is the assistance which it provides, ...
    • Dock and the Darwin Debate in Greece 

      Zaramis, Maria (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2009)
      The year 2009 marks the 200th anniversary of Darwin’s birth and the 150th anniversary of the publication of his Origin of Species, an event which provoked an enormous response in many countries and in many fields, including ...