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The City of Sydney Historical Association are hosting Leonard Janiszewski and Effy Alexis to present Enterprise and Diversity: Greek-Australian Occupational Pursuits Beyond the Greek Cafe, 1810s to Present.
They will discuss how throughout the late nineteen century until the closing decades of the twentieth century, Greeks played a large part in Australia’s food catering industry. They continued, nevertheless, to enter a wide variety of occupations. This presentation firmly challenges the entrenched, popular stereotype of Greek-Australians as being historically defined as essentially a collection of fish’n’chip shop owners and café and milk bar proprietors.
This promises to be a fascinating talk and all are welcome to attend. Tickets will be $3 for members of COSHA and $6 for visitors, no bookings are necessary.
When: Saturday, 8th December, 2018 2pm
Where: Sydney Mechanics School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney
Cost: Members $3, Visitors $6
Contact: 0448 891 981