Kyriaco Nikias

Kyriaco Nikias

Adelaide Law School

Faculty of the Professions

Kyriaco Nikias is a young scholar and writer interested in the relations of language and power in history, and the history of state power in the ancient Mediterranean.

Kyriaco has published on ancient Greek history and law, the relationship between language and society, modern Greek studies and historiography, and on contemporary legal and social issues. He also writes for non-academic publications on these themes, and others.

See 'Publications'.

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2020 Babie, P. T., Leadbeter, P., & Nikias, K. (2020). Federalism fails water: A tale of two nations, two states, and two rivers. Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation, 35(1), 1-86.
    2020 Nikias, K., & Babie, P. (2020). Legislators, judges, and the content of property: Reflections on Hocking v Director-General, National Archives of Australia. Australian Property Law Journal, 28, 195-216.
    2020 Nikias, K. K., Babie, P., & Leadbeter, P. (2020). Property, Unbundled Water Entitlements, and Anticommons Tragedies: A Cautionary Tale from Australia. Michigan Journal of Environmental and Administrative Law, 9(1), 107-144.
    2019 Nikias, K. (2019). [Case note] Dual Citizens in the Federal Parliament: re Canavan, re Ludlam, re Waters, re Roberts [NO 2], re Joyce, re Nash, re Xenophon (2017) 349 ALR 534. Adelaide Law Review, 39(2), 479-491.
    2019 Nikias, K. K. (2019). Review of P Perlman (ed), Ancient Greek Law in the 21st Century (U Texas Press, 2018). Alternative Law Journal.
    2019 Nikias, K. K. (2019). Review of C Carey et al, Use and Abuse of Law in the Athenian Courts (Brill, 2018). Classical Review.
    2019 Nikias, K. (2019). Review of R Clogg, Greek to Me: A Memoir of Academic Life (I B Tauris, 2018). Scandinavian Journal of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies.
    2019 Nikias, K. K. (2019). The voice of the people in Homer. Pólemos, 13(2), 349-377.
    2019 Nikias, K. K., & Babie, P. (2019). The Renewal of the Old: Lionel Murphy's Progressive-Relational Conception of Property. University of New South Wales Law Journal, 42(3), 1-35.
    2019 Babie, P., & Nikias, K. (2019). The renewal of the old: Lionel Murphy’s progressive-relational conception of property. University of New South Wales Law Journal, 42(3), 791-824.
    2019 Nikias, K. K. (2019). The Problem of Foreign Law and Section 44(i). Bond Law Review.
  • Internet Publications

    Year Citation
    2019 Nikias, K. K. (2019). The Many Lives of Constantine Cavafy. Writing and Society Research Centre.

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