A home away from home: the Greek-Cypriot migrants/refugees in South Australia

dc.contributor.authorShialis, Maria
dc.date.accessioned2013-07-29T02:31:28Z
dc.date.available2013-07-29T02:31:28Z
dc.date.issued2013-07
dc.description.abstractMigration waves have occurred over many centuries due to the historical events of countries experiencing turmoil and people wanting to have a better future elsewhere. Australia was and still is today known as the “land of opportunities”. It was a likely destination for many Greek-Cypriots at a time of crisis, in the period leading up to the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974 and afterwards. This paper intends to explain the experiences of people — ranging from political migrants to refugees — settling into a predominantly Australian society or predominantly British origins. The foundation for this study was oral history interviews conducted with members of the Greek Cypriot community in South Australia. This research will provide an understanding of “belonging” as experienced from previous decades till the present time.en
dc.identifier.citationShialis, M., 2013. A home away from home: the Greek-Cypriot migrants/refugees in South Australia. Journal of Modern Greek Studies - Special Issue, 337-345.en
dc.identifier.issn1039-2831
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2328/26851
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherModern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand (MGSAANZ)en
dc.rightsAll rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means electronic, mechanical or otherwise without the prior permission of the publisher.en
dc.rights.holderModern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealanden
dc.subjectGreek researchen
dc.subjectGreeceen
dc.subjectAustraliaen
dc.titleA home away from home: the Greek-Cypriot migrants/refugees in South Australiaen
dc.typeArticleen
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