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***Upcoming event. Major Symposium sponsored by the NSW Government***

***Upcoming event. Major Symposium sponsored by the NSW Government*** - Invitation to Symposium Thurs 6th December

The joint Committee for the Commemoration of the Anniversary of the Battle for Crete and Greek Campaign invites you to a

Symposium

to be held in honour of the 70th Anniversary of the Greek and Crete Campaigns

Bookings essential by 22 November 2012
(Enquiries: 0438 007 560)

RSVP: Dr Maria Hill (Convenor )

email: Email Maria Hill

The speakers for the symposium are:

• Professor Joy Damousi - University of Melbourne ( our keynote speaker) http://history.unimelb.edu.au/about/staff/damousi.html

• Dr Ian Frazer - retired senior lecturer from the University of Otago , Dunedin will be speaking about "History of Escape and Evasion in Enemy Occupied Crete 1941- 1943" http://www.times.co.nz/books/on-the-run.html

• Dr Brian Taaffe - New Zealander who is speaking about his book: The Gate Keepers of Galatas - about his father's involvement in the New Zealand Petrol Company that fought on Crete http://www.redkangaroobooks.com/apps/webstore/products/show/2081183

• Susanna De Vries about her book - Blue Ribbons Bitter Bread on the life of on Joice Nan Kivell Loch. http://susannadevries.com/blue_ribbons_bitter_bread.html

• Dr Maria Hill discussing the Australian relationship with the Greeks during WW2 http://www.mariahill.com.au/diggersandgreeks/


• Dr Michael Bendon (archaeologist) talking about his discovery of sunken naval craft off the coast of Crete: http://www.smh.com.au/world/mystery-emerges-from-the-deep-20120825-24t2d.html and http://neoskosmos.com/news/en/a-cretan-mystery-revealed

This event is sponsored by the NSW Government

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