Video Conference with the University of Malta
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
In cooperation with the International Relations Office, the
Faculty of Media and the International Youth Exchange Program
(Zajel), the Public Relations Department, organized a video
conference with the University of Malta in which students and
professors from both sides participated.
The conference discussed the recent updates and developments
with respect to the Palestinian cause. The meeting was
administered by Dr. Carmen Sammut, Visiting Professor from the
University of Malta to An-Najah. The participants discussed the
current situation in Palestine and its implications and impact
on the future of the Palestinian cause. Speakers in the
conference included: Mr. Shafeeq Jamous, Lecturer at the Faculty
of Law at An-Najah, Mr. Pierre Wezfil, a volunteer in the
Enlightenment Forum in Nablus, and Mr. Sa’ed Abu Hijleh,
Lecturer of Geography at An-Najah.
Dr. Sammut spoke in her speech about the importance of the
meeting between An-Najah and Malta University and thanked all
those who supported this activity which helps in developing
communication between students and academics in different
She also said that the conference enabled the students of
international relations at the University of Malta to get more
acquainted with the latest development on the Palestinian scene.
The students expressed their happiness to participate in the
event which made them more aware of the situation in Palestine.
Dr. Sammut invited the students at the University of Malta to
take part in the activities organized by Zajel to get closer to
the daily life of the Palestinians.
Dr. Dr Isabelle Calleja Ragonesi, Head of the International
Relations Department, spoke about the importance of organizing
the video conference and its role in providing a channel of
communication between the two universities through which
information about the Palestinian cause and situation is
delivered to the students at the University of Malta.