Lecturer of Library, Information, and Archive Sciences, University of Malta

Dr. Marc Kosciejew is a Lecturer and former Head of Department of Library, Information, and Archive Sciences at the University of Malta. He has been published in scholarly and professional journals, lectured in Europe and North America, and researched and presented worldwide.

In 2016/2017 he was appointed by Malta’s Minister for Education and Employment to serve as Chairperson of the Malta Libraries Council (MLC), a government appointed council stipulated in the Malta Libraries Act, 2011, to provide strategic advice to the National Library, public library system, and the national Minister responsible for libraries.

In 2016 he lectured at the Tate Modern in London, UK, on documentation science and materialism, as part of the New Materialism Training School, Research Genealogies and Material Practices.

In 2007 he conducted research in North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) on aspects of the reclusive state’s public library system, becoming one of the first English-speakers to present and publish on this specific topic.