Professor Gabriele Balbi
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Institute of Media and Journalism, USI Università della Svizzera italiana, Switzerland
Gabriele Balbi is Associate Professor in Media Studies at the Institute of Media and Journalism (IMeG), Faculty of Communication Sciences, USI Università della Svizzera italiana (Switzerland), where he is also program director of the Bachelor in Communication Sciences, director of the China Media Observatory, vice director of the Institute of Media and Journalism, responsible for the "communication and media" minor at the BA level, and member of USI Senate at the same institution. Furthermore, he is Chair of ECREA Communication History Section.
He received a BA and MA in Communication Sciences at the University of Turin (Italy) in 2002 and 2004 and a PhD in Communication Sciences and Social History of Communication at USI in 2008. He has been lecturer and visiting professor at Harvard, Maastricht, Columbia, Westminster, Oxford, Northumbria, Perugia, and Augsburg. His main research area is media history.
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