Friday, 6 May 2022

Seminar: Academic publishing and the peer-review process

Seminar: Publishing and the peer-review process

Date: 23rd May 2022 (Monday) at 1830 CET, via Zoom

Participation is free. To register, please send an email to and we will send you the respective Zoom link.

The Malta Sociological Association (MSA) is organizing an online seminar on academic publishing and the peer review process. Guest speakers are Prof Peter Mayo (UNESCO Chair in Global Adult Education, University of Malta; Journal: Postcolonial Directions in Education) and Dr Srdjan Prodanovic (Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory, Belgrade; Journal: Sociologija). 

The seminar will discuss how and where to publish a scientific article or research paper, how to choose a journal, interesting tips regarding publishing, impact factor, the peer review process, and related topics.

Friday, 4 March 2022

Press Release: MSA statement on situation in Ukraine

The Malta Sociological Association expresses its deep concern with the current situation in Ukraine and the respective military aggression by Russia, which has been condemned by the United Nations General Assembly.

The MSA expresses its solidarity with people affected by this conflict, and to colleagues in academia whose professional work is threatened. Sociology can help foster dialogue in such conflicts.

Tuesday, 22 February 2022

New Executive Committee for the Malta Sociological Association

In its Annual General Meeting held earlier this week, the Malta Sociological Association elected its committee for this year:

Chairperson: Bridget Borg
Vice-Chairperson: Mariella Debono
Secretary: Maria C. Borg
Treasurer: Julian Micallef
Public Relations Officer: Michael Briguglio
Events Officer: Joslyn Saliba
International Relations Officer: Ljiljana Cumura
Training Officer: Brian Chircop
Committee Member: Valerie Visanich

The MSA is a non-profit making organisation. It is a non-commercial entity, which aims to develop and promote sociological knowledge. The Association promotes sociological research and contributes toward facilitating the cooperation of people working within the sociological field. It also aims at understanding and analysing social problems for the improvement of the quality of life.

More information about the Malta Sociological Association, including membership options, social media links, upcoming events, seminars and activities, may be obtained from

Wednesday, 16 February 2022

Next Monday's Annual General Meeting

Our  AGM scheduled for 21st February will be held at the following address:  
Education Annex, 
Humanities Section, 
Sarria, Floriana, FIN 1460 (Next to Sarria Chapel). 

Meeting shall commence at 18:30. 
For those who wish to join the meeting online, a request to share the link needs to be submitted by this Friday to

We look forward to seeing you all. 
N.B- May we remind you that only paid members can attend and vote to elect the executive committee. Memberships can be paid on the day. More details regarding renewal of membership can be accessed through this link:

Thursday, 27 January 2022

Annual General Meeting 2022 - Malta Sociological Association

The Annual General Meeting of the Malta Sociological Association will be held on Monday 21st February 2022 at 18:30. The meeting is open to paid members of the MSA and those interested in joining the MSA (payments can be affected on the day). Members interested in joining the meeting should inform us by the 11th February by sending an email to  

Members are encouraged to renew their membership. More details re renewal of membership can be accessed through this link

Self-nominations for specific positions on the Executive Committee may be sent to and need to be addressed to the Secretary. The subject of the email should be: Nominations MSA Committee. Nominations will be received until the 11th February 2022. Only paid members of the MSA may submit a nomination for the Executive Committee.   
The positions that need to be filled are the following:   
• Chairperson   
• Vice Chairperson   
• Secretary  
• Treasurer 
• Public Relations Officer    
• Events Officer   
• Outreach Officer   
• Training Officer   
• International Relations Officer   
The AGM will be held either face to face or online subject to covid restrictions. All members will be updated closer to the date.