Stavros Terry Stavridis

Stavros Terry Stavridis was born in Cairo, Egypt in 1949 of Greek parents. He migrated to Australia with his parents in September 1952. Stavros has a Bachelor of Arts (B.A) in Political Science/Economic History and B.A (Hons) in European History from Deakin University and M.A in Greek/Australian History from RMIT University. His MA thesis is titled "The Greek-Turkish War 1919-23: an Australian Press Perspective."

Stavros has nearly 20 years of teaching experience, lecturing at University and TAFE (Technical and Further Education, the equivalent of Community College in the US) levels. He has presented papers at international conferences in Australia and USA and has also given public lectures both in Australia and on the West Coast of the US. Many of his articles have appeared in the Greek-American press. He currently works as a historical researcher at the National Center for Hellenic Studies and Research, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia.

Stavros' research interests are the Asia Minor campaign and disaster, Middle Eastern history, the Assyrian and Armenian genocides, Greece in the Balkan Wars 1912-13 and the First World War and history in general.

HCS readers are invited to read articles that he has submitted to HCS: "Our Destiny Lies in Our History," "Immigration of Asia Minor Greeks to Australia." "American Reactions to Asia Minor Deportations in 1922," "British Reactions to Asia Minor Deportations in 1922," "Turkish Reactions to Asia Minor Deportations in 1922," "Smyrna 1922: Spain and Mustafa Kemal," "The Ten Demands: A Fight for Justice," "We Want Action: Australian Greeks Urge Motherland to Ally with Entente Powers in WWI," "From Smyrna to Mudania September-October 1922: Greek Reactions in U.S. and Greece," and "Researchers Stavridis & Katsifaras Completing Book on History of Greek-Australian Soccer Teams."Dodecanese and Cyprus 1912-1946: An Overview,"
"Declaration of Northern Epirotes from Korytsa and Kolonia Demanding Union with Greece--Pan-Epirotic Union of the U.S., Boston, 1919."

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