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Professor Edward Zammit
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Edward Zammit is full professor of industrial sociology and industrial relations in the Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy at the University of Malta. He acted as Deputy Dean of the Faculty, and Chairman of the Centre for Labour Studies for a number of years. He chaired the Board of Studies of the Tourism Unit between 2000 – 2008.
After graduating in sociology (B.A.) and Philosophy (Ph.L.) at Loyola University of Chicago (1964), he proceeded to Exeter College, University of Oxford, where he obtained his post-graduate degrees: M.Lit.(1969) and D.Phil.(1974). His specialised areas of study are in industrial sociology, human resources and industrial relations. Since 1970 he has been lecturing mainly at the University of Malta and in a number of foreign institutions as a visiting professor. These include the University of Augsburg (Germany) and the Institute of Social Studies (The Hague).
Currently he occupies the following extra mural posts: Chairman of the Employment Relations Board, Board Member of the Malta Statistics Authority and the Foundation of Human Resource Development. Formerly he was also Chairman of the Cooperatives’ Board and Deputy Chairman of the Employment and Training Corporation. He is member of the International Industrial Relations Association, the International Sociological Association and the International Institute of Sociology. He has collaborated on a number of research projects under the auspices of the European Trade Union Institute, the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, and the European Commission - particularly on social dialogue.
He has issued a number of academic publications on various aspects of work, labour relations and social dialogue with particular reference to Malta. His recent publications include Labour Law and Industrial Relations in Malta (a monograph co-authored with Dr Matthew Brincat) which was published by Kluwer Law International in 2006 as part of the International Encyclopedia of Laws.
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