A night in the JOL: Brisbane Greek and Italian heritage


Greek and Italian migrants have made a significant and wide ranging contribution to Queensland's cultural landscape and way of life, particularly in and around Brisbane.

Michael Anastas, Vice-President of the Greek Orthodox Community of St George, Brisbane and Dr Tiziana Ferrero-Regis, Senior Lecturer, Fashion, QUT lead an enlightening discussion in conversation with Dr Kate Evans.

Michael discusses the contribution of Greek migrants to Queensland’s diverse heritage and the history of the annual Paniyiri Greek Festival. Dr Ferrero-Regis explores the history of Italian dressmakers and tailors in Brisbane.

Date: Wed 15 May 2013
Venue:John Oxley Library, Level 4, State Library

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