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Information technology in the maritime industry

Information technology in the maritime industry In his geopolitically-minded book “Ξυλινα τείχη»/Wooden ramparts (economia Publishing), George Prevelakis makes a foray into elements that have built the Greek experience through the ages. With a reference to the naval battle of Salamis that pitted the Athenians against the Persians, after the Oracle of Delphi advised the former to build and bring to battle a fleet instead of hiding behind the ramparts of the Acropolis, Prevelakis calls for modern Greece to seek their [...]

November 18th, 2022|Book Presentation|

Mikis Theodorakis: The man who changed Greek music forever

by Angelique Mouyis When Theodorakis set the poem Epitaphios by Yannis Ritsos (1909-1990) to music, he ‘changed the course of Greek music forever.’ Not only did he create a new type of music that would in time become a symbol of Greece, but he redefined existing social and cultural identities. Epitaphios, a song cycle of eight songs, was introduced to the public in 1960 and, owing to its performance at large public gatherings and extensive media coverage, it was talked [...]

September 7th, 2021|Book Presentation, Online news / Blog|

Banks’ mergers & profitability: the case of Greece

Banks’ mergers & acquisitions influence on the Greek banks’ profitability during the recent economic crisis     The strong global 2007 financial crisis led to a relevant crisis, three years later, in Greece that included restructuring of the Hellenic economic and financial sectors, such as the 2012 and 2013 bank mergers and acquisitions. Nowadays, only four systemic banks operate, along with a non-systemic commercial bank, some cooperative banks and a few foreign bank branches. The analysis sheds light on the [...]

September 24th, 2020|Book Presentation|

The Business of Olympic Games Sponsorship

by Nelly Kapsi & Eleni Beneki, Kerkyra – Economia Publishing We have chosen this exceptional edition about the Olympic Games in a special circumstance: It is the first time in recent history we will not enjoy this superb international sporting event. It was supposed to take place these days, but it was postponed indefinitely due to coronavirus... by George Vailakis The Olympic Games 2004 constituted a historical milestone for both Greek economy and society. The country attracted worldwide attention and [...]

August 31st, 2020|Book Presentation|

Benefaction in Modern Greece -Theory and History

Matoula Tomara – Sideris Kerkyra - Economia Publishing by George Vailakis The communities of the Hellenic diaspora have been the cradle of Modern Greek benefaction. The systematic migration of Greeks between the 18th and 20th centuries towards Western and Central Europe, the United States, Australia and Africa, and the resulting formation of Greek communities abroad, constitutes a rich source of historical material and a fertile framework for reconstructing realities of the past and representations of the value systems and mentalities. [...]

August 25th, 2020|Book Presentation|
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