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Dance on the Move - with Dance Artist Nòra Horvàth & Màtè Mèszàros (Hungary)

Dance on the Move: 25 October 2016

Dance Artist Nòra Horvàth & Màtè Mèszàros (Hungary)  

Dance Studies Studios at 20:00hrs – 15 Euro / 12 Euro dance studies students

Online Bookings 

Bio

Mate Meszaros born in Hungary trained at the Hungarian Dance Academy in Budapest. He is a freelance dancer, choreographer and practitioner. He worked with Wim Vandekeybus Ultima Vez 2009-2015, Carte Blanche, The Norwegian Company of Contemporary Dance 2004-2008, Lanonima Imperial Spain, Szeged Contemporary Ballet Hungary. He has danced the works of Ohad Naharin, Wim Vandekeybus, Juronics Tamas, Sharon Eyal, Amanda Miller, Roberto Galvan, Alan Lucien Oyen, Bruno Listopad, Ina Christel Johannessen, Juan Carlos Garcia and Ingun Bjornsgard and others.

Workshop Description: Partnering

Our body is the same in every movement and in any style but the possibility to change is essential. We focus on the principal of adaptation during the workshop. Through several exercise we establish a strong and united body. We focus on the timing and the sharp reactions towards our partner while we practice together. The material is based on several different ways of partnering that we learned throughout our practices and on material that we developed together during creations and research. Dynamic and powerful dance where we only deal with physicality that defines the essential movements. In the workshop we teach various combinations to experience power, support, speed, acrobatic movements and the unique feeling of connection. 

27 Oct 2016

Sustainable Energy 2016: The ISE Annual Conference

The Institute for Sustainable Energy is organising its annual conference entitled: Sustainable Energy 2016: The ISE Annual Conference on 4 October at the University of Malta Valletta Campus.

A keynote speech will be delivered by the world renowned Scientia Professor Martin A. Green from the University of New South Wales, Australia, who has made ground breaking improvements in solar cell technologies throughout the years. Other presentations from Italy, Turkey and Malta will enhance the quality of the conference and promise to provide participants with the latest developments in the field of sustainable energy.

Early bird online registration closes on 23 September 2016.

For further information, please visit the Conference website.

27 Oct 2016

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Xjenza

The President of the Chamber of Scientists Professor Alex Felice, the Editor-in-Chief, Professor Giuseppe Di Giovanni, and all the Editorial Board of Xjenza Online, are happy to invite you to Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of Xjenza.

The Celebration will be held at the Aula Magna, University of Malta, Valletta Campus on Friday, 23 September at 19:00.

During the Celebration, the Jubilee issue will be presented to the public and press. Xjenza entered the world of scientific journals with its first issue in 1996

Rector Professor Alfred J Vella will deliver a speech on 'Doing Science on a small island state: the challenges for the University and its surroundings and the role of Xjenza', followed by the President Alex Felice and the different Editors of Xjenza from Prof. Angela Xuereb, the first Editor in Chief to Prof. Giuseppe Di Giovanni the current Editor in Chief. 

The Minister for Education and Employment, Mr Evarist Bartolo, the CEO at MCST, Dr Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando, Pro-Rector Research & Knowledge Transfer, Prof. Ing. Saviour Zammit, and the Director Library Services, University of Malta, Mr Kevin J. Ellul, will participate in the discussion on the importance of scientific publications in Science and Technology National Development.

Refreshments will be served after the Celebration Meeting.


Information landline: +356 2340 2776
Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis


Xjenza Online is a peer-reviewed, open access international journal. The scope of the journal encompasses research articles, original research reports, reviews, short communications and scientific commentaries in all fields of science. Xjenza Online is essential in the scientific development of early-stage researchers in Malta, representing a learning platform on which to write and publish a scientific paper.

06 Sep 2016

Britain and Italy: Literary and Cultural Relations

The Institute of Anglo-Italian Studies will be holding its 9th International Conference on 26 and 27 September 2016. This year the theme is 'Britain and Italy: Literary and Cultural Relations.'

The Conference, which will be co-convened by Prof. Peter Vassallo and Prof. Gloria Lauri-Lucente, will be held at the Valletta Campus, St Paul Street, Valletta.

For more information please contact Prof. Peter Vassallo or Prof. Gloria Lauri-Lucente

Registration fee is EUR 10 per person per day. To reserve a place send an email to conferences@um.edu.mt. The registration fee is to be paid in cash on each day of the conference.

The Conference programme

Sunday 25 September 

19:30 – 21.00
Welcome Reception for Conference participants at Plaza Hotel, Sliema

Monday 26 September

08:30     Registration of participants

09:15     Address by Dominic Fenech (Dean, Faculty of Arts).
09:30     Welcome address by Co-Conveners, Peter Vassallo (Chair) and Gloria Lauri-Lucente (Director)

Morning Session

Chair: Peter Vassallo

09:45 – 10:05
The Progress of Cleopatra between Alexandria, Rome and London – Keir Elam (University of Bologna)

10:05 – 10:25
The ‘Piazza’ in Shakespeare – Maria Frendo (University of Malta)

10:25 – 10:45
James Howell on Italy and All Things Italian – Giovanni Iamartino (University of Milan)

10:45 – 11.00
Open Discussion

11:00 – 11:30     **Coffee Break**

Chair: James Corby

11:30 – 11:50
British Sculptors in Rome in the Early 19th Century – Alison Yarrington (University of Loughborough)

11.50 – 12.10
Mediterranean Volcanoes in English Romantic Poetry – Jane Stabler (University of St Andrews)

12:10 – 12:30
The Talking Bow: Leigh Hunt on Paganini – Tim Webb (University of Bristol)

12:30 – 12:50
Revolution and National Freedom in Felicia Hemans’s ‘Vespers of Palermo’ (1823) – Lilla Crisafulli (University of Bologna)

12:50 – 13:10
Open Discussion

13:10 – 14.45     ** Lunch Break**


Afternoon Session

Chair: Nigel Wood

15:00 – 15:20
Shelley’s ‘Prometheus Unbound’ and the ‘Divina Commedia’ – Michael O’Neill (University of Durham)

15:20 – 15:40
‘Rome Disappoints Me Much’: Claude, Clough, and ‘Amours de Voyage’ – Phillip Mallett (University of St Andrews)

15:40 – 16:00
‘The Italian Method’ and the ‘Italian Gesture’: Musico-Literary Considerations on W.B. Yeats, Italian Music and Italian Composers – Enrico Reggiani (University of the Sacred Heart, Milan)

16:00 – 16:20
Henry James and the Spoils of Italy – Petra Caruana Dingli (University of Malta)

16:20 – 17.00
Open Discussion

17:00     End of Session

Tuesday 27 September

Morning Session

Chair: Gloria Lauri-Lucente

09:15 – 09:35
James Joyce, Stefano D’Arrigo and the Linguistic Leviathan – Francesco Marroni (University of Chieti – Pescara)

09:35 – 09.55
D.H. Lawrence in Montecassino: ‘The Spirit of Place’ – Peter Vassallo (University of Malta)

09:55 – 10:15
Naples and the Anglo-American Allied Forces: Francesco Rosi’s ‘Napoli ’44 – Gaetana Marrone-Puglia (University of Princeton)

10:15
Open Discussion

10:30 – 11:00     ** Coffee Break**

Chair: Ivan Callus

11:00 – 11:20
‘Nothing Is What It Seems’: Venice and its Spectral Other in Nicolas Roeg’s ‘Don’t Look Now’ – Gloria Lauri-Lucente (University of Malta)

11:20 – 11:40
‘The Lightning Darted Across the Black Heavens and Fell on the Vatican’: The Strange Case of Ursula and Dirk in Marjorie Bowen’s ‘Black Magic’ – Fabrizio Foni (University of Malta)

12:00 – 12:30
Open Discussion

12:30 – 14:00      **Lunch Break**

Afternoon Session

Chair: Peter Vassallo

14:15 – 14:35
Charles Tomlinson, ‘Italian Places’ / ‘Luoghi Italiani’: Revisited – Marina Morbiducci (Sapienza University, Rome)

14:35 – 14:55
From Touring to Surviving: Tim Park’s Literary Tour of Italy and the Framing of the Literary – Ivan Callus (University of Malta)

14:55 – 15:30
Open Discussion

15:30     End of Session

20:00     Conference Dinner

31 Aug 2016

HYPACK & GBT Offshore - Multibeam Course

Between 26 and 28 September, the University of Malta (Marine Geology and Seafloor Surveying) is hosting a HYPACK®/HYSWEEP® Multibeam and LIDAR hands on training course at the Valletta Campus. 

The Multibeam training course is organised by HYPACK and GBT Offshore. The three-day training course will concentrate on HYPACK® and HYSWEEP® multibeam applications. Multibeam and Laser demonstrations will be conducted on board of the Malta Maritime Authority’s vessel.

Full details and registration form are available online.



31 Aug 2016


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