Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Film Night and Public Lecture: Visibility of the Invisible - Social Exclusion and Access

Organised by the Malta Sociological Association and the Department of Sociology, University of Malta

Friday 29 November, 6-8pm
Faculty of Arts Library, University of Malta, Msida.
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/3346120725428753/
Projection of movies:

Authors: Dalibor Vuckovic & Ljiljana Cumura 
Production: Center „Living Upright“, Novi Sad
Serbia, 2005

An emotional story showing the process of art and music workshop held in 2005 with youngsters with combine disabilities from Daily Care of Center for Cerebral Palsy South Backa district Novi Sad, Serbia. 

Author: Mariana Economu
Production: Cerebral Palsy Greece
Greece, 2004

The film presents a creative experience of artistic combination (theater, dance, music, story-telling, drawing) in the work with artists with disabilities on different projects from 1995-2002. There are no limits when art acts. 

Public lecture:

Ljiljana Cumura is a master in sociology, researcher and youth worker. Her expertise and research focuses are on sociology, methodology of teaching, disability politics, youth & community studies, participatory action research methodology, integration and migration. She implemented more than hundred projects and researches all over the Europe. Some of them are recognized as examples of good practice and are present in numerous scientific journals. Ljiljana holds ten awards for great impact in journalism, education, intercultural learning, music, documentary film, youth work, victimology and social welfare. She is visiting lecturer on VCC Academy Poland/CPS Academy Serbia for module “Project Management and EU Funds” and active member of Malta Sociological Association. 

Thursday, 3 October 2019

Join or renew your membership with the Malta Sociological Association!

Sociologists and/or other social scientists, that is, persons with a recognized qualification in the field of social science, as well as other persons interested in this field, are eligible for membership. MSA is a registered voluntary organisation in Malta (VO 1323)

By joining the MSA you will

- be a member of Malta's only independent sociological organisation;
- regularly network with members of the Maltese sociological community and participate in MSA events;
- receive the MSA's newsletter (three issues per year) as well as relevant news and updates in your inbox; 
- get your sociological work promoted through the MSA's various channels;
- get the possibility to access and add your details to MSA's Directory, highlighting research interests of members of the association; and
- benefit from other MSA initiatives. 

If interested in joining, or to renew your membership, please click here to fill in the membership form.

Please email maltasociologicalassociation@gmail.com for more information.

Membership fee: 12 Euro.  
Full-time students, unemployed  and retired persons are entitled for the 6.00 euro membership fee.

The following options may be used to pay: 

(1) cash to anyone of the MSA committee members;

(2) using the MSA IBAN No. MT41VALL22013000000040025018192  BIC: VALLMTMT

Postal Address: Malta Sociological Association, Room 305, Old Humanities, Department of Sociology, University of Malta, Msida MSD2080, MALTA.

Thursday, 10 January 2019

Annual General Meeting - Malta Sociological Association

The Annual General Meeting of the Malta Sociological Association will be held on Wednesday 13th February 2019 at 17.30, at Volunteer Centre, 181, Melita Street, Valletta. The meeting is open to paid members of the MSA and those interested in joining the MSA. The agenda of the AGM is attached.

Members may renew their membership before the start of the meeting.

Members are requested to send resolutions on maltasociologicalassociation@gmail.com to be discussed during the AGM (statute attached).

Nominations for specific positions on the Executive Committee may be sent to maltasociologicalassociation@gmail.com and addressed to the Secretary. The subject of the email should be: Nominations MSA Committee. Nominations will be received between the 1st and the 10th February 2019. Only members of the MSA may submit a nomination for the Executive Committee.

The positions that need to be filled are the following:

Public Relations Officer
Events Coordinator
Outreach Officer Secondary Schools
Outreach Officer Post-Secondary
Outreach Officer Tertiary

Jude Cauchi
MSA Secretary