Culture, Economy, and Creative Industries

Code: ΥΠ 212

Semester: 2


Course Description

The course explores the economic aspects of culture as they emerge through cultural and creative industries. It acquaints students with the different cultural and creative sectors: television and radio, music and film production, advertisements, museums and libraries, software production, design, etc. Analyzing the products of these industries as commodities with symbolic and social power, it asks critical questions that link culture to entrepreneurship, creativity, innovation, technology and politics.


Suggested bibliography


Bibliography in Greek

  • Βασίλης Αυδίκος, Οι πολιτισμικές και δημιουργικές βιομηχανίες στην Ελλάδα, εκδόσεις Επίκεντρο, Αθήνα 2012. (Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 41955459)
  • Ν. Βερνίκος, Σ Δασκαλοπούλου, Φ. Μπαντιμαρούδης, Ν. Μπουμπάρης, Δ. Παπαγεωργίου (επιμ.), Πολιτιστικές βιομηχανίες, εκδόσεις Κριτική, Αθήνα 2005. (Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 11751)
  • Φιλήμων Μπαντιμαρούδης, Πολιτιστική επικοινωνία. Οργανισμοί, θεωρίες, μέσα, Κριτική 2011
  • Craig Prichard, «Creative selves? Critically reading ‘creativity’ in management discourse», Creativity and Innovation Management 2002, 11(4), 265-276.
  • Richard Florida, The Rise of the Creative Class: And how It’s Transforming Work, Leisure, Community, and Everyday Life, Basic Books New York, Νέα Υόρκη 2002, 1–17 (Ch. 1: The transformation of everyday life).
  • Robert J. Sternberg, «The Nature of Creativity», Creativity Research Journal 2006, Vol. 18, No. 1, 87–98.
  • Keith Negus, Michael Pickering, «Creativity and cultural production», International Journal of Cultural Policy 2000, 6(2): 259-282.
  • Chris Bilton, Ruth Leary, «What can managers do for creativity? Brokering creativity in the creative industries», International Journal of Cultural Policy 2002, 8 (1), 49-64.



  • Creative Industries Journal
  • Creativity Research Journal
  • International Journal of Cultural Policy