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Dr. Christina Banou is Professor in Book Policy and Publishing at the Department of Archives, Library Science & Museology, Faculty of Information Science and Informatics, Ionian University, Greece. She teaches at the Ionian University since 2001.
Christina Banou was Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs, International Relations and Extraversion at the Ionian University (September 2020-August 2022). She is the Academic Director of the Post-Graduate Program “Management of Cultural Information” at the Department of Archives, Library Science & Museology.
Her main areas of research interest include book publishing, history of the publishing industry, aesthetics in publishing, art history of the printed book, reading policy, book policy, book history, the impact of new technologies on the book. Christina Banou has presented papers in refereed journals and has participated at international conferences.
Her most recent book titled “Through the Looking Glass. The Greek publishing Companies at a Turning Point” has been published in Greek in 2022 by Papazisis Publishers.
Books by Christina Banou:
Banou, Christina (2017), Reinventing the Book. Challenges from the Past for the Publishing Industry, Foreword by Angus Phillips, Elsevier - Chandos Publishing.
Banou, Christina (2012), Gutenberg ’s Next Step: the Publishing Houses in Greece at the Beginning of the 21st century, Athens: Papazisis Publishers. [in Greek]
Banou, Christina (2008), Diachronic Features of the Publishing Industry in the Western World, Athens: Kotinos Publications. [in Greek].