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August
Thursday
16

Open Seminar: Greek-Australians in the Australian Forces: Kokoda Track-New Guinea WWII

Open Seminar: Greek-Australians in the Australian Forces: Kokoda Track-New Guinea WWII

Lecturer: Steve Kyritsis, OAM

Synopsis

The Japanese during WWII had an objective to capture Port Moresby and use Papua New Guinea as a springboard to launch attacks into Australia. The only way to do this was to land ground forces at the northern part of Papua New Guinea, and proceed towards Port Moresby through a narrow track known as the Kokoda Track. Thousands of Australian servicemen were involved in defending this track and halting the Japanese advance.
The Kokoda campaign consisted of a series of battles fought between July and November 1942 where the fighting was some of the most desperate and vicious encountered by Australian troops in the Second World War. This presentation will look at the 316 men of Greek origin who served their country in need were willing to fight for their adoptive homeland when called upon during wartime. ...

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August
Thursday
23

Open Seminar: Nikos Karouzos and the question of being

Open Seminar: Nikos Karouzos and the question of being

THIS SEMINAR WILL BE PRESENTED IN THE GREEK LANGUAGE

Ομιλητής: Δρ. Αντώνη Δρακόπουλο

Σύνοψη...

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August
Thursday
30

Open Seminar: The Uses of Photography in Northern Greece and the Southern Balkans (1903-1918)

Open Seminar: The Uses of Photography in Northern Greece and the Southern Balkans (1903-1918)

Lecturer: Elizabeth Gertsakis

Synopsis

The uses of photography in the construction of political and national identities in the Southern Balkans and Macedonia 1903-16 is a continuation of a life of research into visual and photographic material from predominantly western culture through the discipline of art history and through the genres of photographic history and theory....

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September
Thursday
06

Open Seminar: The Events of Tashkent: Red Brotherhood at War

Open Seminar: The Events of Tashkent: Red Brotherhood at War

Lecturer: Dr Nick Dallas

Synopsis

After the termination of the Greek Civil War in 1949, faraway Tashkent, the present-day capital of Uzbekistan, became home to more than 12,000 Greek political refugees, mainly former combatants of the Greek Democratic Army. On the 9th and 10th September 1955 violent clashes took place within this exiled community between two opposing factions, those supporting the KKE (Greek Communist Party) leader Nikos Zachariades and those opposing him.
These disturbances were so severe that they required the intervention of Uzbek and Soviet security authorities to restore order....

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September
Thursday
13

Open Seminar: The Writing on the Facebook Wall: A cross-cultural comparison between Australian, Gree

Lecturer: Maria Stavrinos

More details about this lecture to be announced closer to the date of the event.

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