Univer­sity of the Third Age Malta: Reg­is­tra­tion for the 2017/2018 aca­demic year

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The Univer­sity of the Third Age (U3A) will be ac­cept­ing ap­pli­ca­tions from per­sons in­ter­ested in at­tend­ing the 2017/2018 aca­demic pro­gramme as from Mon­day, 11 September from 9am to noon (Mon­days to Thurs­days only).

Ap­pli­ca­tions will be re­ceived at the U3A Flo­ri­ana Cen­tre at the Catholic In­sti­tute, Flo­ri­ana (ground floor) and U3A Cot­ton­era Cen­tre at the Cot­ton­era Re­source cen­tre, St Ed­ward’s Street, Vit­to­riosa. Goz­i­tan res­i­dents may ap­ply at the Min­istry for Gozo, St Fran­cis Square, Vic­to­ria. The mem­ber­ship annual fee, cov­er­ing Oc­to­ber to June 2018, is €12.

Lec­tures will be held from Mon­days to Thurs­days from 9 to 11am at the Flo­ri­ana Cen­tre, on Tues­days and Thurs­days from 5 to 7pm at the Sliema Cen­tre, on Thurs­days from 9 to 11am at the Cot­ton­era Cen­tre and Fri­days from 9 to 11am at the Għa­jn­sielem Day Cen­tre Gozo. The pro­gramme will start on Mon­day, 9 Oc­to­ber.

Lec­tures

Flo­ri­ana cen­tre: Malta’s eco­nomic his­tory; Mu­sic Ap­pre­ci­a­tion; Malta Marit­tima; The Bri­tish Pe­riod in Malta; Il­folk­lor bħala parti mill-wirt kul­tur­ali Malti; Malta dur­ing the pe­riod of the Knights: 1530- 1798; Gov­ern­ment sys­tems in Malta and abroad; Health and so­cial is­sues in later life; In­ter­pre­ta­tive per­spec­tives of Mal­tese his­tory in con­struct­ing na­tional iden­tity; As­pects of Mal­tese his­tory and law III; Devel­op­ment of mu­se­ums through­out the ages; Għerf mis­sir­i­jietna: Ri­f­lessjoniet filosofiċi fuq il-prover­bji Maltin; Look­ing into art: How to dis­cuss works of art from dif­fer­ent stand­points.

Sliema Cen­tre: Pol­i­tics and Mal­tese so­ci­ety; Imma min hu ve­r­a­ment Vas­salli (1764-1829)? The Con­sti­tu­tion of Malta; The medieval mil­len­nium; France in the Mal­tese col­lec­tive mem­ory: Per­spec­tives, per­cep­tions and iden­ti­ties; L-Iżvillup talE­dukaz­zjoni f’Malta; His­tor­i­cal, literary and the­o­log­i­cal as­pects of the Bi­ble; Un­der­stand­ing De­men­tia.

Cot­ton­era Cen­tre: Mal­tese Archival Her­itage; Farsa tal-Kar­ni­val ta’ Dun Feliċ Demarco, aw­tur Borm­liż tas-seklu 18; Malta dur­ing the 19th Cen­tury; Ħa­jti tiegħi – Nagħżel jien!

Gozo Cen­tre: The Bri­tish Pe­riod in Malta; Teżori moħbija f’San Lawrenz; L-Iżvilupp tal-Edukaz­zjoni f’Malta; Ġra­jjiet Malta u Għawdex: Storja u Let­ter­atura.

The pro­gramme of lec­tures will be avail­able on reg­is­tra­tion. Any queries can be made at the U3A Flo­ri­ana cen­tre on +356 2124 3202 as from 11 September noon).

Of­fi­cial open­ing

(9am –

The open­ing Mass for the new aca­demic year, cel­e­brated by Mgr J. Galea Curmi, will be held at the San Gorg Preca Hall at the Catholic In­sti­tute Flo­ri­ana on Fri­day, 6 Oc­to­ber at 9am. The of­fi­cial open­ing will com­mence at 10am at the same hall. The par­lia­men­tary sec­re­tary for Per­sons with Dis­abil­ity and Ac­tive Age­ing, An­thony Agius De­celis, rec­tor of the Univer­sity of Malta, Prof. Al­fred J. Vella and pro-rec­tor for Stu­dents & Staff Af­fairs and Out­reach, Dr Car­men Sam­mut, will ad­dress the mem­bers present.

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