The unfolding crisis in Greece, some 34 years in the making, is no surprise – and it could happen to any other country, says a Flinders academic.
Research on all things Greek – from the country’s current economic crisis to the use of Greek mythology in computer games – is the focus of a two-day conference at Flinders starting today.
A Flinders conference will address cultural and linguistic barriers that adversely affect access to legal, health and financial services for ageing migrants.
Flinders University would advance its leading position in teaching Modern Greek in Australia under proposed funding by Shadow Education Minister David Pisoni.
Building on the success of its online Modern Greek programs at tertiary level, Flinders is moving to develop learning modules suitable for language students in SA primary and secondary schools.
Language students at Griffith University will soon have the benefit of online Greek language teaching and content from Flinders University.
Greece’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Mr Kostas Tsiaras, visited Flinders University yesterday.
A bust of Aristotle was unveiled by Premier Jay Weatherill at Flinders University during yesterday’s Dimitria Greek Festival.
The promotion and preservation of Greek language and culture will be the focus of a new national centre at Flinders University.