We spoke on the phone this morning. Professor Emeritus Jina Politi celebrates her 81st birthday today.
Congratulations and chronia polla!
Professor Jina Politi (rt.) with Willy Russell in Thessaloniki
I found this useful short CV on the net:
Jina Politi holds a PhD in English Literature from Cambridge University. She was a Fellow in English at Churchill College, Cambridge. From 1980 she was Professor of English Literature at Aristotle University,
Thessaloniki, Greece, and on retirement in 1997 was granted the title of Professor Emeritus. In 1998 she was awarded the prize for Excellence in Teaching and Research by the Institute of Technology and Research. In 2002 she was elected Honorary Member by the Society of Hellenic Authors. Her published work focuses mainly on British and Greek literature. Besides scholarly work, her writings include critical articles on social, political and cultural issues published in the daily press and relevant periodicals.