The Malta Gay Rights Movement, the aditus foundation and the Faculty for Social Wellbeing, University of Malta are organising a conference on 18 July 2014. The conference will be held in Hall A, Mikiel Anton Vassalli Conference Centre (Gateway Building) University of Malta, Msida Campus.
0845hrs – 0900hrs
0900hrs – 0915hrs
The Hon. Minister Helena Dalli, Minister for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs & Civil Liberties
0915hrs – 1000hrs
Professor Susan Golombok, Director, Centre for Family Research, University of Cambridge
1000hrs – 1015hrs
Reply to Professor Golombok
Professor Angela Abela, Head, Department of Family Studies, Faculty for Social Wellbeing, University of Malta
1015hrs – 1030hrs
1030hrs – 1230hrs
Session 1, introduced & facilitated by the Faculty for Social Wellbeing
Session 2, introduced & facilitated by the Faculty for Social Wellbeing
Session 3, introduced & facilitated by the Faculty for Social Wellbeing
Session 4, introduced & facilitated by Ms Ruth Baldacchino (MGRM)
Transgender & Intersex Issues
Session 5, introduced & facilitated by Dr Neil Falzon (aditus)
1230hrs – 1315hrs
Professor Golombok, Professor Abela
1315hrs – 1330hrs
Ms Gabi Calleja, Coordinator, MGRM
Dr Maureen Cole, Dean, Faculty for Social Wellbeing
Participation is against a contribution of €5, to be paid at the event.
Click here to register.
Speaker Profile – Professor Susan Golombok
Susan Golombok is Professor of Family Research and Director of the Centre for Family Research at the University of Cambridge, UK.
Her research examines the impact of new family forms on parenting and child development, specifically lesbian mother families, gay father families, single mothers by choice and families created by assisted reproductive technologies including in vitro fertilisation (IVF), donor insemination, egg donation and surrogacy.
In addition to academic papers she is the author of Parenting: What really counts? and co-author of Bottling it Up, Gender Development, and Growing up in a Lesbian Family.