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    • The Anglo-Australian Sweet Company: A Sweet Cypriot-Australian Success Story 

      Ganzis, Nicholas (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2005)
      The society from which Greek and Cypriot migrants came to Australia was not as homogeneous as might appear from a superficial consideration of their common heritage of faith, language and culture, and the multifaceted ...
    • Are Greeks Really the Poor Relations of the European Union? Evidence of the Standard of Living 

      Close, David Henry (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2005)
      Greek governments frequently emphasise that their goal is convergence in standard of living with the European Union average, and assume that they have far to go. This paper discuses the methods available to compare standards ...
    • Between Divine and Human Justice: A Reading of Papadiamantes's 'The Murderess' 

      Vardoulakis, Dimitris (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2005)
      Papadiamantes’s novella "The Murderess" has been read either as a moral tale exhibiting its author’s Orthodox beliefs, or as a critique of the gender positions and class structure of Greece at the end of the nineteenth ...
    • Conference Photos 

      Photos (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2005)
      Conference photos taken at the Fifth Biennial International Conference of Greek Studies, 2003.
    • Empedocles to Darwin 

      Roux, Suzanne Raymonde (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2005)
      How does the diverse variety of well adapted and apparently purposive creatures come about? Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace answered with their discovery of the theory of evolution by natural selection. More than ...
    • Ethnicity as an Organisational Concept in the Life of the Community 

      Nicolacopoulos, Toula; Vassilacopoulos, George (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2005)
      In this paper we explore ethnicity as a basic organisational concept in the life of the Greek-Australian communities. We begin our discussion by outlining two conceptions of ethnicity that we call static and dynamic. We ...
    • 'H Ποιητική τῆς Βαθειᾶς Εἰκόνας καί ἡ Γλώσσα τῆς Κένωσης στό ἐργο τοῦ Ἄθου Δημουλᾶ 

      Karalis, Vrasidas (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2005)
      Please note: This article is in Greek. This paper deals with the rather neglected poetry of Athos Dimoulas (1921-1985) and addresses two central dimensions of its poetics. First the invention of the “deep image” in order ...
    • Hippias of Elis 

      O'Grady, Patricia Frances (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2005)
      Hippias of Elis cut an elegant figure as he strolled through the crowds at Olympia, dressed entirely in garments and accessories he had, himself, made. But there is more to Hippias than the man Plato portrays as vain in ...
    • Late Byzantine and post-Byzantine Vernacular Love Poetry: An Overview 

      Panayotopoulou-Doulaveras, Vicky (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2005)
      This paper examines love poetry from the late Byzantine and post-Byzantine periods as a distinct body of literature. To be precise, it provides a list of the known texts (which is certainly not complete) together with brief ...
    • Learning Greek and Maintaining Greek Ethnic Identity. St George College, South Australia: Students' Perspectives 

      Holeva, Alexandra (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2005)
      This paper presents the first findings of a thesis undertaken as part of the requirements for completing a research doctoral degree in Education at the University of Adelaide. It describes a research proposal regarding the ...
    • Mammon and the Greek Oriental Muse. Rebetika as a Marketing Construct 

      Gauntlett, Stathis (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2005)
      This paper is a preliminary exploration of the role of the recording industry in the construction of rebetika as a genre of Greek song in response to evolving market opportunities and constraints. Preoccupied with less ...
    • 'The Master Builder' from Folksong to Opera: The Adaptation of 'The Bridge of Arta' by Nikos Kazantzakis and Manolis Kalomiris 

      Vincent, Alfred (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2005)
      Manolis Kalomiris’ opera The Master Builder, first performed in 1916, was adapted from Nikos Kazantzakis’ play of the same name. Kazantzakis based his work on the Greek folksong in which, in order to complete a bridge, a ...
    • Museums, World Heritage, and Interpretation -- the Case of the Parthenon Marbles 

      Simpson, Moira (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2005)
      The status of the Parthenon Marbles as objects of world heritage lies at the heart of arguments for their retention in the British Museum as part of one of the most significant universal museum collections in the world. ...
    • O Άγγελος Σικελιανός και το Pομαντικό πρίσμα αντίληψής του για τον Yπερρεαλισμό 

      Angelatos, Dimitris (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2005)
      Please note: This article is in Greek. The main focus of this paper is the exploration of Angelos Sikelianos’ involvement with Surrealism. Sikelianos’ profound familiarization with the theoretical framework of that movement ...
    • The Obscure Origins of True Contradictions 

      Bastiras, Demetrios (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2005)
      Advances in modern logic have provided grounds for a review of Herakleitan fragments. Focusing on fragments that are indeed explicitly contradictory, we suggest that true contradictions play an important part in Herakleitos’ ...
    • On the Methodology of Greek-Australian Historiography 

      Nicolacopoulos, Toula; Vassilacopoulos, George (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2005)
      This paper addresses some of the methodological issues that are raised by efforts to write the history of the Greek-Australian communities. In general Australian historiography tends to undervalue the national significance ...
    • A Page from the History of the Greek Presence in the Pacific Rim 

      Kanarakis, George (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2005)
      The field of history in relation to the Greek Diaspora is one which is immensely rewarding for the researcher. It constitutes a treasure trove of lives and achievements of Greeks who have crossed the oceans to the Antipodes ...
    • Pain and Pleasure in Plato's Physiology 

      Couvalis, Spyridon George; Usher, Matthew L (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2005)
      We trace the development of Plato’s physiology of pleasure and pain from a rudimentary account in the "Gorgias" to a sophisticated account in the "Philebus". In the earlier account Plato treats pains as lacks and pleasures ...
    • Philosophy Plays: A Neo-Socratic Way of Performing Public Philosophy 

      Spence, Edward H (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2005)
      This paper provides an explanatory rationale within a theoretical framework for the Philosophy Plays project. The object of the Philosophy Plays is to introduce philosophy, and especially Western Philosophy, to the general ...
    • A Proposal for a Study of the Seconded Teachers from Greece Program in Western Australia 

      Yiannakis, Angela (Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek, 2005)
      This paper forms the basis of a proposal for a doctoral thesis that will focus on the improvement of the quality of the curriculum for teaching Greek as a second language under the Seconded Teachers from Greece program. ...