The "Greek History and Culture Seminars" are organised and hosted by The Greek Community of Melbourne and provide the opportunity for everyone to experience the long and fascinating history of Greece and Greek culture in its various forms and stages, aspects of which have formed the foundation of Western civilisation.
This year all our seminars are free and open to the general public, and unless otherwise noted presented in English.
Most seminars take place on Thursdays at Greek Centre, Mezzanine Floor, 168 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne.
All seminars are scheduled to start at 7:00pm. For details relating to each seminar please see the website calendar close to the day of the event.
Enrol to our seminars for free and be kept up to date with details of each Seminar and all events of the Greek Community.
2020 Greek History and Culture Seminars Program
Online Delivery Only
||Dr Lukas Tsiptsios
||Bizim PAOK: Refugees, Sports and Venizelism in Interwar Thessaloniki
||Chandris: By sea to Australia
||ANCIENT COVIDIOTS: The Case of Alexander of Abounoteichos
||COVID and working migrant communities
||Dr Antonis Chaldeos
||The Greeks of the Sudan
||Kerouac and the Greek Connection
||Prof Vrasidas Karalis
||Elia Kazan and the Diasporic identity of a Greek American film maker
||The Treaty of Lausanne
||Dr Lieve Donnellan
||“From the Phasis to the Pillars of Heracles... like frogs around a pond: Ancient Greek overseas “colonisation” and the identity debate“
||Dr Violetta Hionidou
|| Famine and Death in Occupied Greece
||Dr Ioanna Sitaridou
||In search for the lost Greek infinitive in Anatolia
||Dr Gönül Bozoğlu
||Memory Mapping and the Historic Greek Communities of Istanbul
||Dr Manuela Pellegrino
& Angeliki Douri
|Contextualizing the past and the present of Salentine-Greek (Griko) used in the Southern Italian region of Apulia
||Dr Zisis Fotakis
||The Naval Battle of Salamis: An Instructive Example of Coalition Naval Warfare
||Dr Kateřina Králová
||Greek Civil War Refugees in Czechoslovakia
||Australia, Greece and the European Union - An economic overview
||Art and Crisis on the Streets of Athens
Opportunity for donations/sponsorships: Donate or sponsor one or more seminars and (optionally) let your name or brand be known as a patron of culture to our members, visitors and followers, as well as the broader artistic and cultural community of Melbourne. Individual, Corporate/Organisations and Naming Rights are available. If you find the seminars of value please consider contributing to help us keep the seminars free and open to the public.
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