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Central Bank of Malta public lecture by Dr Joseph Gravina

Blasphemous rumours? From school to industry in post-colonial Malta” is the theme of the public lecture by Dr Joseph Gravina, delivered at the Central Bank of Malta on Friday 25 October 2019.

The lecturer provided critical insights into the relationship between education strategies and models of economic development in post-colonial Malta. He devoted special attention to the changing language of policy, observing that changes in rhetoric are not always in line with reality.

Dr Gravina's was the seventh in this series of public lectures being hosted by the Bank on the economic and social history of Malta, delivered by prominent Maltese scholars and researchers.

Dr Gravina is a Senior Lecturer II at the University of Malta employed within the Systems of Knowledge Department at the Junior College. His research interests focus on the comparative study of industrialisation, social reproduction and education.

The lecture was introduced by Dr Mario Vella, Governor of the Central Bank of Malta.

Central Bank of Malta public lecture by Dr Joseph Gravina

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