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Professor Lydia Sciriha


University of Malta

Lydia Sciriha is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Malta, where she teaches courses on sociolinguistics, language and gender, and discourse analysis.

Besides several articles in scientific journals, she is also the author and co-author of a number of publications including The Maltese Language in Education (2013); Living Languages in Malta (2006, with M. Vassallo); Keeping in Touch: The Sociolinguistics of Mobile Telephony in Malta (2004); The Unequal Half: The Underused Female Potential in Malta (2002, with M. Vassallo and M. Milanic Brinkworth); Malta – A Linguistic Landscape (2001, with M. Vassallo); A Question of Identity: Language use in Cyprus (1996) and Too Late for Too Many: A Study of Special Education in Malta (1994, with M. Vassallo and V. Farrugia Sant Angelo).

She edited the publication International Perspectives on Bilingualism (2016) and two volumes (1999, 2003) of Humanitas: Journal of the Faculty of Arts (University of Malta).