Simon Mercieca, PhD is senior ... Department of History at the ...

Simon Mercieca, PhD is senior lecturer within the
Department of History at the University of Malta. For
many years, he occupied the post of Director of the
Mediterranean Institute and was assiduously involved in
a number of EU-funded projects related to the tangible
and intangible maritime heritage of the Mediterranean.
He also coordinates the course on Contemporary
Mediterranean Studies.
Dr. Mercieca conducts research in the field of Historical
Demography and is responsible for setting up a database
on Malta’s population in the past. In his work, he
conveys his interest in the social and/or cultural impact
on population growth.
He has conducted extensive research on the lives and
tribulations of Maltese seafarers and has published
extensively both in Malta and abroad.