Dean Kalimniou to deliver the Con Castan Memorial lecture in Brisbane


Melbourne lawyer, author and journalist Dean Kalimniou will be delivering the Con Castan Memorial lecture at the behest of the Solomos Society in Brisbane, Queensland on Wednesday, March 20, at the Greek Centre from 7pm.

The topic will be the ‘Great Ionia: The Chinese Connection,’ looking at the remarkable Greek kingdom that existed in ancient times, on the fringes of China.

Dean Kalimniou
Dean Kalimniou will be presenting a special lecture on Wednesday, March 20. Photo: Solomos Society.

Though the memory of these outlying Greeks was lost to their compatriots, through a close reading of the Chinese historical sources, Kalimniou will examine this fascinating facet of lost Greek history.




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