Itinerary

Profession:

  • 1991-1996 – Lecturer in History of Ancient Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts, University of Malta, Malta.
  • 1991-1992 – Reader in Thomistic Studies and Metaphysics, with Rev. Prof. Peter Serracino Inglott and Dr John Haldane, Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts, University of Malta, Malta.
  • 1991-1993 – Lecturer in History of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy, Institute of Religious Studies, Faculty of Theology, University of Malta, Malta.
  • 1995, 2011 – Visiting lecturer in Malta’s Philosophy (the first to teach the subject in Malta), Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts, University of Malta, Malta.
  • 1996-97 – Visiting lecturer in Social Anthropology, Mediterranean Studies, University of Malta, Malta.
  • 1996-2014 – Extraordinary examiner in Philosophy, University of Malta, Malta.
  • 1998-2010 – Lecturer in Philosophy, male sections of the Corradino Correctional Facility, Paola, Malta.
  • 1999, 2003-10 – Lecturer on the Penitentiary System and Voluntary Work, yearly basis, public venues, Mid-Dlam ghad-Dawl, Malta.
  • 2002 – Visiting lecturer in Philosophy to Dominican students in formation, Rabat, Malta.
  • 2004 – Lecturer in Malta’s Philosophy, School of Practical Philosophy, Valletta, Malta.
  • 2005-10 – Visiting Lecturer in criminal justice, Institute of Criminology, University of Malta, Malta.
  • 2006-08 – Lecturer in Philosophy, female sections of the Corradino Correctional Facility, Paola, Malta.
  • 2007 – Lecturer in Malta’s 20th Century Philosophy, School of Practical Philosophy, Valletta, Malta.
  • 2010-11 – Lecturer in Malta’s Philosophy, Directorate for Life-Long Learning, Ministry of Education, Life Long-Learning Centre, University of Malta, Malta.
  • 2011-14 – Lecturer in Philosophy, Directorate for Life-Long Learning, Ministry of Education, Life-Long Learning Centre, University of Malta, Malta.

Itinerary:

  • 1981-83 – Co-producer and presenter of T.V. religious program Djalogu (Diologue), Malta Television, Malta.
  • 1987-89 – President of the Theology Students Association, Tal-Virtu’ Faculty of Theology, Rabat, Malta.
  • 1987-89 – Editor of Melita Theologica (Malta).
  • 1987-88 – Representative of philosophy and theology students on the board for the re-establishment of the Faculty of Theology at the University of Malta.
  • 1988-89 – Initiator and president of Kerygma Università at the University of Malta.
  • 1992-94 – Main monitor for the establishment of the Institute for Thomistic Studies at the University of Malta.
  • 1992-2010 – Visitor at the Corradino Correctional Facility, Malta (all divisions).
  • 1992 – Producer and presenter of radio talk-show Il-Verita’ Tehlisna (The Truth shall set us Free) Radio One Live, Malta (stopped by Church censure).
  • 1992 – Producer and presenter of radio talk-show Ir-Rieda Setghana (The Mighty Will) Radio One Live, Malta (stopped by Church censure).
  • 1994 – Founder of non-government philanthropic and humanitarian organisation Daritama at Bormla (Cospicua), Kottonera, Malta.
  • 1995-98 – General Director of Daritama, Cospicua, Malta.
  • 1995-2010 – Co-organiser and member of national non-government organisation Mid-Dlam ghad-Dawl (in the field of criminal justice), Malta.
  • 1995-2004 – Co-organiser of forthnightly meetings for families of prisoners and victims of crime, Cospicua and (since 1999) Valletta, Malta.
  • 1996-97 – Member of non-government organization Kottonera Maghquda at Cottonera, Malta.
  • 1997-98 – Vice-President of civic council Kottonera Maghquda (to ex-Prime Minister Dom Mintoff), Cottonera, Malta.
  • 1997-98 – Member of the Prison Board of Visitors, Corradino Correctional Facility, Paola, Malta (on appointment by PM Dr Alfred Sant).
  • 1997-99 – Main Monitor for the establishment of the national Criminal Justice Bureau (today Victim Support Malta; in collaboration with PM Dr Alfred Sant), Malta.
  • 1998-2010 – Member of organisation Daritama, Cospicua, Malta.
  • 2000 – Technical Adviser for the establishment of philantropic organisation Penny Drop Foundation
  • 2001-03 – Legal Guardian by Court Order
  • 2001-03 – Secretary to the environmental umbrella organisation (comprising 22 national organisations) Front ghall-Harsien tal-Wied tal-Kalkara (Front for the Protection of the Kalkara Valley), Cottonera, Malta.
  • 2002-04 – Technical Adviser for the establishment of adoption-service organisation Walsingham Foundation
  • 2002-07 – Co-founder of the national Victim Support Malta, Malta.
  • 2002-09 – Director of organisation Mid-Dlam ghad-Dawl, Malta.
  • 2002, Apr – Official Representative of Libyan family El Baden for the accused in the trial by jury The Republic vs Aimen Said El Baden, Malta.
  • 2003-04 – Co-organiser of forthnightly meetings for families of handicapped persons with the organisation Fundazzjoni Bormlizi ghal Persuni b’Dizabilita’ (Cospicua Foundation for Persons with Disabilities), Cospicua, Malta.
  • 2003 – Producer and presenter of radio talk-show on Xfm, Malta.
  • 2004, Nov – Official Representative of Libyan family Ramadan for the accused in the trial by jury The Republic vs Ibrahim Ramadan Ghamber Shnishah, Malta.
  • 2005-to date – Editor of Inform, Maltese Dominican Province, Malta.
  • 2007-08 – Researcher with Victim Support Malta, Malta.
  • 2008 – Acting Director of Victim Support Malta, Malta.
  • 2009-10 – PRO of Mid-Dlam ghad-Dawl, Malta.
  • 2012-15 – Director of Philosophy Sharing Foundation, Malta.
  • 2013-14 – Member on the National Family Forum (within the Ministry for the Family and Social Solidarity), Malta.
  • 2015-to date – Secretary of Philosophy Sharing Foundation, Malta.
  • 2016-17 – Member on the National Ethics Committee (within the Ministry of Health), Malta.

Research Programme:
  • The scientific analysis of the history of Malta’s philosophical tradition, and the contribution of Maltese thinkers to philosophy.
  • The life history and psychology of Malta’s ex-prisoner, educator, poet, political revolutionary, social reformer and philosopher, Emmanuel Dimech (1860-1921)
  • Civil and political rights
  • Metaphysics and Epistemology

Languages:

  • The creative works are produced in either Maltese or English.
  • The languages used for the critical studies are Maltese, Italian and English.
  • A further spoken language is Spanish.
  • Further studies also undertaken in Latin (Maltese Dominican Studium, Rabat, Malta) and Classical Greek (with Dr Nikos Patrikianos, Santorini, Thira).

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