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Diploma in Baroque Architecture

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Caruana Lawrence
The development of Our Lady of Porto Salvo Church within Senglea's urban context

Cassar Louis Andrew
The Possession Ceremonies of the Grand Masters of the Sacred Order of St John

Ciantar Harrington Melanie
The Communication and Expression of Baroque through Symbolism in Art and Architecture

Galea George
The Works of Francesco Buonamici - Malta and Sicily












Micallef Adriano
The Restoration of Two Gateways at Palazzo Parisio Gardens, Naxxar.











Cini Hubert
The St. Bartholomew and Our Lady of the Good Counsel Church Hal Tarxien.

Cutajar Saviour
From Bastion to Perpendicular Fortification.

Saliba Anthony
The Baroque Staircase.

Vella George
Urban Development in Cospicua after the Second World War.










Agius Marcelle
The Saljaturi of Valletta – A Historical Documentation.

Azzopardi Alan
Condition and Suggested Methodology for the Conservation of St. Magdalene Church, Valletta.

Azzopardi Joseph

The Bronze Monument representing Grand Master Antonio Manoel de Vilhena at Floriana.

Bonello Joseph
The Couvre Porte – A Study of a Baroque Entrance into a Fortified City.

Caruana Jonathan
Maltese Windmills During the Knights Period.

Cassar Carmel
Stones of Faith – The Tombstones at the Gozo Cathedral.

Cutajar Raymond
The production of a Documentary about Baroque Architecture.

Darmanin Denis
The Church and Convent of St. Augustine in Valletta – A Study of its Past and Present Buildings.

Grima Anita
Valletta – From a Fortified City to a Cultural Hub.

Robinich Ivor
The Fraternity of the Crucifix and their Oratory in Senglea.

Tabone Domenic
The Main Gate of Fort Manoel.









Aquilina Nicholas A.
The Auberges of Valletta.

Brincat Anthony David
The Baroque Palace and Gardens of Palazzo D’Aurel in Gudja.

Cachia Jeremy
St. Catherine in the Art of Painting in the Maltese Islands.

Camilleri Emanuel
The Contribution of Lorenzo Gafa’ to the Development of Baroque Architecture in Malta.

Cassar Mark
The Deteriorating Baroque City.

Dalli Charlo
The Jesuits Church Valletta.

Debrincat Mario
The Fougasse of Malta A Baroque Weapon of Mass Destruction.

Farrugia Martin
A Study of Escutcheons and other Heraldic Elements in Baroque Military Architecture in Malta.

Fenech Frank
Evaluation of past Restoration Interventions of Baroque Buildings with particular reference to the Restoration of the Church of St Catherine of the Langue of Italy in Valletta.

Formosa Alexander
Conservation Methodology for Notre Dame Gate.

Grech Joseph
The Parish Church of Hal-Ghaxaq from its Origins to the Baroque Period.

Grima George
Verdala Palace.

Incorvaja Kenneth J.
The Study of Building Practices in Hospitaller Malta with Special Reference to Mason’s Marks.

Mercieca Ivan
The Restoration of the National Library’s Facade Valletta.

Scicluna Stephen
An Evaluation of the Restoration Methodology on the Chapel of Italy and the State of Preservation of the Chapel of France and the Other Chapels.

Zammit Martin
Perceptions and Attitudes of Maltese Society towards Archeological Discoveries during the Baroque age.










Bartoli Caroline
Furniture and Interiors in Malta during the time of the Knights 1600-1800.

Bonnici Philip
The Abbandunati Chapel: Historical Background, Design and Attributions.

Bugeja Peter-Paul
Photogrammetry as Applied to the Documentation of Baroque Architecture.

Calleja Anthony
Changing Streetscapes of Valletta: A Study of Urban Developments Between 1566 and 1850. Porta Del Monte Harbour Area.

Camilleri Joseph
Baroque Churches in Malta: The Contribution of Foreign and Maltese Architects during the 16th, 17th, 18th Century.

Cassar Maria
Memories of Baroque in nineteenth-century Gozo.

Cauchi Stanley
Geometrical Proportions and Relations of the “Casa della Madonna di Manresa” Floriana.

Magro Joseph
Documentation Methodology. Tal-Ħniena Church in Ħal Lew l/o Qrendi.

Mercieca Victor
The Buildings of the Religious Orders in Gozo in the seventeenth and eighteenth century.

Mizzi Emanuel
Musical and Theatrical Reforms in the Baroque Era.

Muscat Winston
The Evolution of Zejtun Parish and the Church of St Catherine.

Portelli Emanuel
The Inquisitor’s Palace at Vittoriosa: A Historical and Visual Analysis of the Palace.

Scerri Joseph
The Cottonera Lines Gateways.

Sciberras George
Baroque Gardens. Analysis of the Relationships and Interconnections between Gardens in Baroque Europe and Maltese Historical Gardens.

Spiteri Carmel
The Marbles on the Ledger Stones of St John’s Co Cathedral Valletta - Malta.

Spiteri Joseph
The Development of the Maltese Masonry Dome Towards the Baroque Age.

Vella Astrid
Baroque Portraiture with Special Reference to the Portraits of the Order of St John.

Xuereb Nyal
A Report and Analysis of the History, Construction and Restoration for the Guardian Angel Bastion at Fort Chambray, Gozo.

Zammit John
The Transformation of Vilhena Palace into a Baroque Masterpiece.

Symposium - Those Amazing Spectacles of the Baroque Age
The 2019 edition of the Valletta International Baroque Festival will like last year be complemented by a symposium on the Baroque Age presented by the International Institute for Baroque Studies at the University of Malta in conjunction with the Friends of the Manoel Theatre.
Women in the Baroque Age
The International Institute for Baroque Studies, University of Malta in collaboration with Malta University Consulting Co Ltd will be organising a short evening course on ‘Women in the Baroque Age’.
Latest Issue of the Journal of Baroque Studies
The International Institute for Baroque Studies at the University of Malta has just published the 2018 edition of the Journal of Baroque Studies, edited by Prof. Frans Ciappara. 
New Book on the Baroque Age
"The Baroque Mind", a new book by Prof Denis De Lucca, has been published by the International Institute for Baroque Studies
Lines of Defence
The International Institute for Baroque Studies at the University of Malta and Malta Libraries are pleased to announce the launch of a new publication entitled Lines of Defence - Fortification Drawings of the Baroque Age at the National Library of Malta
Information for Pretertiary Students
Information for prospective students reading for a Pretertiary Certificate in Baroque Architecture
Last Updated: 14 November 2016

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