Date(s) - 19/02/2014
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Alliance Française de Trivandrum
Economy of books : a presentation by Jean-Guy Boin, Director général, Bureau International de l’Edition Française on 19 February, 6.00pm at Alliance Française de Trivandrum .
Jean-Guy Boin, an expert on the world of publishing, will be giving an overview of the publishing industry in France and the world, authors, booksellers, libraries , the reading public etc. He will also focus on ‘reading’, volume of translations and issues related to digitalisation. There will also be a Q&A session after the presentation.
An economist and sociologist ( University of Paris and Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales ) Jean -Guy Boin , held various positions in different areas of the book industry since 1974 from being a teacher and trainer for the publishing and library, a researcher in Economics of publishing, founder and head of the department ” Economy of books ” at the Department of culture and communication since its inception in 1992 until late 2000 and Directeur général, Bureau International de l’Edition Française for 13 years. He is the coauthor , with Jean -Marie Bouvaist , two books on “young editors ” (La Documentation française) and the author of numerous articles on the economics of publishing, library and book distribution (Les Temps modernes, La Quinzaine littéraire, Livres
Hebdo, Les Cahiers du SLF etc).