Public Events

Public Events Program
Flinders University     8th International Conference on Greek Research

A full program of conference papers can be downloaded from the conference website  or call 8201 2016 to be sent a copy. 


Thursday 25th June  

Public Lecture (In Greek)
Olympic Industries and Karytinos Family Annual Public Lecture
7.00 pm, Hellenic Macedonian Cultural Centre, 94 Henley Beach Rd, Mile End


Ελληνικές ταυτότητες στη Διασπορά
Prof Damanakis Michael, University of Crete

Sunday 28th June  

Public Lectures on Cyprus (In Greek)
3.00pm, Cyprus Community of SA Inc., 6-8 Barrpowell Rd, Welland


Αντιλήψεις της Αυστραλιανής Κυβέρνησης για το ενδιαφέρον της Σοβιετικής
ΈνωσηςστοΚυπριακό, 1964
Dr Christodoulides Nikos, University of Cyprus


Νέα στοιχεία για την ιστορία της Τουρκικής εισβολής
Assoc Prof Kazamias Georgios, University of Cyprus

Wednesday 1st July  

Public Lecture on Philosophy (In English)
6.45pm, Lecture Theatre G04 Napier Building, The University of Adelaide
Hosted in collaboration with the Dept. of Philosophy at Flinders University. 


Aristotle: A Philosophy for the Science of Life
Prof Lennox James G. University of Pittsburgh

Thursday 2nd July  

Public Lectures on Cyprus (In English)
4.15-6.00pm, Ira Raymond Room, Barr Smith Library, The University of Adelaide.  Hosted by the Australian Institute of International Affairs (SA Branch) in collaboration with the Barr Smith Library at the University of Adelaide and the Modern Greek section at Flinders University.


The European Convention of Human Rights & the Resolution of the Cyprus Problem.
Prof Coufoudakis Van, University of Nicosia, Cyprus; Indiana-Purdue University, USA


Euro-Turkish Relations and Cyprus.
Prof Theophanous Andreas, University of Nicosia, Cyprus

Friday 3rd July  

Exhibition, Book and CD Launches (in English) 
(Note venue: Flinders University)
5.30-6.00pm, Visual Arts Exhibition  Foyer, Level 1, Education Building, Flinders University, Sturt Rd, Bedford Park (Adjacent to Car Park 2)


Karagiozis the Australian Migrant, Artist:  Ms Niki Sperou
Launched by Mr Theo Maras AM


6.45-7.30pm, Book and CD Launches, Room 2.10, Education Building, Flinders University, Sturt Rd, Bedford Park (Adjacent to Car Park 2)


The Sophists- An Introduction, Edited by Dr Patricia O’Grady
Launched by Assoc Prof Karalis Vrasidas


Memories of Seventeenth – Century Crete, L’OCCIO, Edited with an English translation by Dr Alfred Vincent
Launched by Prof Coufoudakis Van


CD:   Impressions of Greece poems by Dr Syd Harrex  Who was Aspasia by Suzanne Roux and Dr Patricia O’Grady. Read by Suzanne Roux
Launched by Dr Couvalis George

Saturday 4th July  

Keynote Addresses, Book Launch and Cultural Event


11.15-12.15 Philosophy Keynote Address, Room 2.10, Education Building, Flinders University, Sturt Rd, Bedford Park (Adjacent to Car Park 2)


Aristotle on Mind and the Science of Nature
Prof Lennox James G., Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh



4.15 -5.00 Cyprus Keynote Addresses and Book Launch, Room 2.10, Education Building, Flinders University, Sturt Rd, Bedford Park (Adjacent to Car Park 2)


The Cyprus Question, the EU and the Stakes Involved,
Prof Theophanous Andreas,  Professor of Political Economy, University of Nicosia, Cyprus; Director, Cyprus Center for European and International Affairs


International Law and Minority Protection: The forgotten Greeks of Imbros and Tenedos
Prof Coufoudakis Van, Rector Emeritus, University of Nicosia, Cyprus; Dean Emeritus, Indiana-Purdue University USA


5.00pm, Book Launch: International Aggression and Violations of Human Rights -The Case of Turkey in Cyprus by Prof Coufoudakis Van
Launched by Prof Theophanous Andreas



7.00 - 8.00pm, Cultural EventTribute to Yiannis Ritsos”:  Theatre North 1, Humanities Building, Flinders University, Sturt Rd, Bedford Park (Car Park 5) Hosted in collaboration with the  SA Council for the Greek Cultural Month.
Musical Director John Kourbelis presents local artists.
Admission $15 Conc. $10

Sunday 5th July  

Conference Dinner
7.00 -11.00pm Adelaide Pavilion Restaurant & Function Rooms
Cnr South Tce & Peacock Rd, Adelaide
$75  (4 course meal and drinks included), Bookings essential (08 8201 3854)

Tuesday 7th July  

Public Lectures on Cyprus (In Greek)
7.00pm, Cyprus Community of SA Inc., 6-8 Barrpowell Rd, Welland


Η Ευρωπαϊκή σύμβαση των ανθρωπίνων δικαιωμάτων και η επίλυση του Κυπριακού
Prof Coufoudakis Van


Η ανάγκη νέας πορείας για την Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία
Prof Theophanous Andreas


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