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The truth behind “The business of Greece and Macedonia”

This article responds to an opinion piece by Perth MP Alannah MacTiernan. Our article was published on the front page of Neos Kosmos on Saturday April 23, 2016. The web version is available here. The Greek version is available here.   … Continue reading

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The Significance of Alexander the Great for Hellenism, European Civilization and Humanity

As part of the 31st anniversary of the sister-city relationship between Melbourne and Thessaloniki, the Thessaloniki Association “The White Tower”, in conjunction with the Greek Community of Melbourne and Victoria, organized a special lecture on Alexander the Great. The event … Continue reading

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A Very Short History of Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki is a rare example of a city that boasts an urban character for over 2,300 years, i.e. throughout the course of its history. This contrasts with other large modern cities with rich history, not only in Greece but also … Continue reading

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A Small Contribution to the World Statistics Day 2015

There is a famous maxim “it is easy to lie with statistics but it is easier to lie without them”. This is precisely the main reason why most major international organizations and policy-making agencies nowadays invest a large amount of … Continue reading

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A beautiful mind and a beautiful country

The mathematician John Nash (1928-2015) became widely known in 2002 with the film “A Beautiful Mind” (4 Academy Awards), directed by Ron Howard and starring Russell Crowe. Economics students become familiar with Nash’s scientific contributions from the first year of … Continue reading

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