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Open Seminar: The Legacy of the Treaty of Laussane
Title:
Open Seminar: The Legacy of the Treaty of Laussane
When:
26.07.2018 19.00 h
Where:
Greek Centre Melbourne (Mezzanine) - Melbourne
Category:
Education

Description

Lecturer: Dr Panayiotis Diamadis

Synopsis

The Treaty of Lausanne (24 July 1923), has shaped Hellenic-Turkish relations ever since, defining national borders and breeding an impressive set of myths around its terms and impacts. Lausanne also set a precedent in international law: the legal involuntary physical relocation of populations. This presentation has a two-fold purpose: (i) exploding some of the more prominent myths, to establish Lausanne’s central place in modern relations between Athens and Ankara; and in doing so, (ii) establish Lausanne as a milestone in international relations and law.

Bio

An Australian-born scholar, Dr Diamadis has been an active educator and researcher for 20 years. His doctorate is from The University of Sydney, his fourth qualification from that institution. Dr Diamadis’ doctoral thesis is titled Hellenism Under the Crescent: a case study of an ongoing genocide, examining Turkish government policy towards its indigenous Hellenic population from the 1300s to the 1990s. His particular research interest is the Genocides of the indigenous Hellenic, Assyria and Armenian peoples of the Middle East and Australian-Hellenic heritage around the eastern Mediterranean. His latest published paper is titled ‘Friends in Crisis: Anzacs and Hellenism’ (Modern Greek Studies Vol 18, 2017), available at https://openjournals.library.sydney.edu.au/index.php/MGST/article/view/12688/11644

Sponsors

We thank the following donor for making this seminar possible: Peter Patisteas on behalf of AHEPA.

During the course of the year considerable expenses are incurred in staging the seminars. In order to mitigate these costs individuals or organisations are invited to donate against a lecture of their choice.

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We also like to thank the following corporate sponsors for their support:

2018 seminars sponsors

Venue

Venue:
Greek Centre Melbourne (Mezzanine)   -   Website
Street:
168 Lonsdale Street
Postcode:
3000
Suburb:
Melbourne
State:
VIC
Country:
Country: au

The Mezzanine floor (press "M" in the elevator) of Greek Centre Melbourne - located at the corner of Lonsdale and Russell streets in Melbourne, Australia.

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