Prof. Carmen Sammut

Prof. Carmen Sammut

Prof. Carmen Sammut

  B.A.,P.G.C.E.,M.A.,Ph.D.(Lond.)

Associate Professor

Room 603
University of Malta
Msida
  +356 2340 3401
Professor Carmen Sammut is Pro Rector for Student & Staff Affairs and Outreach. She lectures in the Department of International Relations (Faculty of Arts) where she also served as Head of Department.
She holds a PhD in Media and Communications from Goldsmiths College, University of London. She obtained her Masters (cum laude), a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and a BA Degree from the University of Malta. She currently teaches and writes about journalism, international communications, political communication and issues of culture in international affairs. At the University of Malta she also teaches journalism within the Faculty of Media and Knowledge Sciences (MAKS).
Carmen Sammut is a long experienced broadcaster and regularly appears as an analyst discussing current events. She starting her career as a journalist with the national broadcasting station in the early 1980s, where she mainly engaged with the writing and production of foreign news and current affairs programmes. Since the arrival of pluralism in broadcasting in 1991 she has freelanced for various media outlets.
  • Media systems
  • Journalism
  • Political communication
  • Gender and politics
  • Soft power and nation branding
  • International relations
  • Political economy
__Publications
  • IRL1091 - Soft Power in International Relations: An Introduction to the Role of Media and Culture
  • IRL3065 - The Media and International Relations
  • MCS5410 - International Journalism
Research work in progress:
Journalists at the frontline of migration debates.
The Social Media uses by Palestinian youth during and after the Arab Spring.

Involvement in projects:
Evaluation and Monitoring Process; Valletta 2018 European Capital of Culture

Affiliations:
ECREA: European Communication Research and Education Association
IAMCR: International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR)

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