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Prof. John Schembri
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John A. Schembri has a B.A. from the University of Malta in Contemporary Mediterranean Studies and History and later obtained an M.A. in the Geography of the Middle East and the Mediterranean and a Ph.D., both from Durham University, UK. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. John is the Head of the Department of Geography within the Faculty of Arts and lectures mainly in Human Geography. His main research interests are in populations of walled towns, development in ports and harbours and historical heritage along urban coastal areas. John is a regular contributor to courses organised by the International Ocean Institute in Malta and is involved in the local national Geography examining boards.

Publications

  • Schembri, J.A., Attard, M. (2013) The Foreigner Counts: a spatio-temporal analysis of occupiers, immigrants and expatriates in Malta. Ars & Humanitas: Journal of Arts and Humanities Vol. 7(2) pp 119-134.
  • Devoto S., Biolchi S., Bruschi V.M., Gonzalez Diez A., Mantovani M., Pasuto A, Piacentini D, Schembri J and Soldati M (2013) - Springer Series “Landslides science in practice”, Volume 1 – Landslide inventory and susceptibility and hazard zoning.  Landslides along the north-west coast of the Island of Malta. In: C. Margottini, P. Canuti, K. Sassa (eds.), Landslide Science and Practice, Springer, Heidelberg.
  • Deidun, A., Gauci, R., Schembri, J.A., Segina, E., Gauci, A., Gianni,F., Gutierrez, J.A., Sciberras, J.A. and Sciberras, J. (2013) Comparative median grain size assessment through three different techniques for sandy beach deposits o the Maltese Islands (Central Mediterranean). Journal of Coastal Research. In Conley, D.C.,Masselink, G., Russell, P.E. and O’Hare, T.J. (eds) Proceedings 12th International Coastal Symposium (Plymouth, England), Journal of  Coastal Research, Special Issue No. 65, pp. 1757-1761, ISSN 0749-0208.
  • Farrugia, S. and Schembri, J.A.  (2013) Wind funneling underneath the Hagar Qim protective shelter. Malta Archaeological Review Volume 9.  
  • Schembri J.A, Coratza P., Gauci R., Soldati M., Tonelli C (2013) Understanding the geo-heritage value of Dwejra (Gozo) as a geomorphosite,  8th International Conference heldby the International Association of Geomorphologists, Gemorphology and Sustainability, between the 27th- 31st August 2013, Paris, Abstracts Volume  Vol 1, Pg 534.

  • Schembri J.A,  Inkpen R., Furlani S., Gauci R., (2013) Identification and quantificationof surface erosion on shore platforms in Malta and their relationship to environmental change’, 8th International Conference held by the International Association of Geomorphologists, Gemorphology and Sustainability, between the 27th- 31st August 2013, Paris, Abstracts Volume  Vol 2, Pg 858.
  • Deidun, A., Gauci, R., Schembri, J.A., Šegina, E., Gauci, A., Gianni, J., Gutierrez, J.A., Sciberras, A. and Sciberras, J., (2013). Comparative median grain size assessment through three different techniques for sandy beach deposits on the Maltese Islands (Central Mediterranean) In: Conley, D.C., Masselink, G., Russell, P.E. and O’Hare, T.J. (eds.), Proceedings 12th International Coastal Symposium (Plymouth, England), Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue No. 65, pp. 1757-1761, ISSN 0749-0208.
  • Said, G, Schembri, J.A.  and Bird, E.C.F. (2004) The Maltese Islands. In The World’s coasts on line, Ed. E.C.F. Bird. Kluwer Online Reference Works.

  • Schembri, J.A. (2004) Historical heritage sites within coastal urban areas in Malta. In A. Micallef and A. Vassallo, (Eds) Proceedings of The First International Conference on the Management of Coastal Recreational Resources: Beaches, Yacht marinas and Coastal Ecotourism, pp 263-269.

  • Said, G. and Schembri, J.A. (2004) The Maltese Islands. In the World’s Coasts Online The Sunday Times [of Malta] October 17, 2004 pp 68-69.
        
  • Buhagiar, S and Schembri, J.A. (2006) Yacht marina development in Malta. In  Micallef, A. Vassallo, A. and Cassar, C. ( Eds) Proceedings of the Second International conference on the Management of Coastal Recreational resources: Beaches, Yacht Marinas and Coastal ecotourism – 25th -27th October. Euro-Mediterranean Centre of Insular Coastal Dynamics , Foundation for International studies, Valletta, Malta, pp 237-344.

  • Schembri, J.A. and Attard, M. ( 2007) Manoel Island: an Island with a Fort and a Future. In Mercieca, S. (Ed) Mediterranean Landscapes. Malta University Press, pp 299-308.

  • Schembri, J.A. and Attard, M. (2007) Developing transitional geographies through fieldwork.  Proceedings -  International Geographical Union - HERODOT Conference on Changing Geographies- Innovative Curriculum, Royal Geographical Society, London, 10-11 April,  pp 293-298.

  • Buhagiar, S., Coratza, P., Magri, O., Pasuto, A., Schembri J.A. and Soldati, M (2007)  Abstracts and Field Guide. Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Universita degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia. 95 pages.

  • Schembri, J.A. (2007) Geography at the University of Malta…reaching out. Paper presented at the Herodot TP2 meeting, March 24th-26th, FIS, Valletta.

  • Soldati, M., Buhagiar, S., Coratza, P., Pasuto, A. & Schembri, J.A. (2008) Proceedings of the Italo-Maltese Workshopon Integration of the geomorphological environment and cultural heritage for tourism promotionand hazard prevention - Malta, 24-27 April 2007. Geogr.Fis. Dinam. Quat, 31 (2).

  • Schembri, J.A. and Attard, M., (2008) Empowering young, female geography graduates in Malta for Ocean and coastal management. In Drago, A. (ed) Proceedings of Pacem in maribus XXXII, Waves of Change: Women, Youth and the Sea, 5-8 November 2007, Attard, Malta. International Ocean Institute Malta Operational Centre, University of Malta, pp. 230-237    

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