Work in Progress Seminar The Work in Progress Seminars, University of Malta  launch this year's seminars with a study of Diasporas of Maltese and Others Away from the Homeland.

On Wednesday 28 November Dr Carmelo Vassallo will explore entrepreneurial networks of Maltese outside Malta. His paper is: 'What do Bin Laden, Rothschild, and Onassis have in common?' Come and hear the answer!

On Wednesday 12 December Dr. Mark Falzon (Cambridge University) will give a paper: 'Homelands and Cultural Hearts in the Diasporic Imaginary'.  He will look at 'homelandsí but argue that the idea of a 'cultural heart' is equally important.

Further information from Dr Cremona (ext 3290-2989), Dr Mayo (3290-2937), Dr Vassallo (3290-2979), Dr Zammit (3290-2758).

Both seminars will be held from 5.30 - 7.30 pm in Lecture Theatre 1 (below the Library), University of Malta, Msida.

21 November 2001