Bakounakis Nikos, Professor

Nikos Bakounakis is a Professor of Practice of Journalism and Storytelling Techniques at the Department of Communication, Media and Culture of Panteion University, Athens. Parallel to his academic work, he is a long-standing contributor, Cultural and Book Editor-in-Chief in To Vima newspaper, Athens. He earned his PhD in History and Civilizations at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris. His work includes several books on Greek history and the reception of artistic phenomena, ideas and journalism. He has published widely in Greece and abroad on cultural, journalism and press topics. His most recent book is Journalist or Reporter. The Human Interest Story in the Greek Newspapers, 19th-20th century (in Greek, 2014, National Book Award, Athens Academy Ouranis Prize). He is currently at work on a book on the American author and journalist Stephen Crane in the Creco-Turkish War of 1897, a war considered to be the first “war-media event”. He is the recipient of several grants, awards and distinctions. In 2014 Nikos Bakounakis was given the medal of the Officier de l`Ordre des Palmes Académiques of the French Republic.


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Office hours: 

  • Monday: 11:30 - 12:30 
  • Wednesday: 14:00-15:00



136 Syggrou Avenue - 17671 Athens - Greece




210-920 1428 Mrs Thedorou Vasiliki - Students affairs
    210-920 1064 Karalis Dimitris - Executive secretary

Student services hours at the Secretariat [2nd floor of the old building]: every Tuesday 10:00 - 13:00

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    in the quadrangle of the New Building, which operates daily from 9:30 – 13:00

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