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Curriculum Vitae for Dr Godfrey Baldacchino

Date of Birth: 25th April 1960

Residence: 36, Ash Drive, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada


C1A 8X7 (Tel: (+1) - 902- 367- 6191)
& 16, Migbha Street, Marsascala, Malta MSK 3133, Europe
(Tel: (+356) -21639603)
e-mail: gbaldacchino@upei.ca

Marital Status: Married to Anna née Schembri with sons James (born 1985)
& Luke (born 1991)

Nationality: Maltese ~ I.D. No. 313260(M)

Driver’s Licence: Malta and PEI, Canada

Occupational Status: Associate Professor & Canada Research Chair in Island Studies,
Department of Sociology & Anthropology, University of Prince Edward
Island, Charlottetown, Canada C1A 4P3
& Director, Centre for Labour Studies (on leave of absence) & Visiting
Professor, University of Malta, Msida, Malta.

Associate Professor (accelerated promotion, back-dated to October 1998)


– granted by the Council, University of Malta, Malta, on 6th December
2001.

Tertiary Education: B.A. (General) - Faculty of Arts, University of Malta, Msida (1977-80).
Post-Grad Certificate in Education (PGCE) - Faculty of Education,
University of Malta, (1980-81).
M.A. (Labour & Development) – with distinction
Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, Netherlands (1985-86).
Ph.D. Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, U.K. (1990-
93). Doctoral Thesis: Labouring in Lilliput: Labour Relations & Images
of Smallness in Small Developing States.

Other Academic Qualifications:

- Canada Research Chair (Island Studies), 2003-.


-Certificate in Social Studies (Confed’n of Malta Trade Unions/ Ruskin College, Oxford), 1983.
-Fellow, Salzburg Seminar Session 275: ‘Negotiation Skills’, 1989.
-First Aid Certificate (up to 25/4/2005) – Malta Red Cross Society - No. 7252.
-Advanced Level Grades in Pure & Applied Mathematics, English, Italian, French and Maltese.

Other Academic Titles:

Executive Editor, Island Studies Journal (ISSN: 1715-2593).


Member, International Advisory Board, The Round Table: Commonwealth Journal of
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International Affairs.
Member, International Editorial Board, Journal of Small Business & Entrepreneurship.
Member, Editorial Board, INSULA: International Journal of Island Affairs (UNESCO).
Member, Editorial Board, Mediterranean Journal of Educational Studies.
Member, Board of Directors, Global Islands Network (GIN) (www.globalislands.net).
Member of Council, International Small Islands Studies Association (ISISA).
Member of Council, Islands Commission, International Geographical Union (IGU).
Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Åland Institute for Comparative Island Studies (AICIS),
Åland Islands.

Scholarships, Awards & Grant Holder:

- Profiling Immigrant Entrepreneurs on Prince Edward Island. Study supported by Population


Secretariat, PEI Provincial Government: 2007 (value: Can$10,325).

-Internationally Educated Health Professionals on Prince Edward Island. Study supported by


Health Canada through the Atlantic Connection Project: 2006-7 (value: Can$8,950).

Recent Immigrants/Settlers to Prince Edward Island, Canada: Why they Come and Why they
Stay. Supported by Population Secretariat, PEI Provincial Government: 2005-7 (value:
Can$9,250 & $5,000).

Ideator, CEMMENTI Exchange Programme (tapping in to the European Union-Canada


Cooperation Agreement in Higher Education), involving 3 Canadian and 3 European
Universities. (Net gain to UPEI: Can$17,000.)

Standard Research Grant: Patterns of Sub-National Autonomy amongst the World’s Islands –
awarded by Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council Canada: 2004-7 (value:
Can$216,000).

Canada Fund for Innovation Grant to develop dedicated island studies web-site and database:
2003-7 (value: Can$75,000).

Coordinator, Leonardo da Vinci Pilot Project on Successful Small Scale Manufacturing from
Small Islands: The NISSOS Project, 2003-6 (www.nissos.net) (value: Can$600,000).

-European Union Visitors Fellowship (EUVP): Brussels & Dublin, 1998 (value: Can$4,000).

-Association of Commonwealth Universities Fellowship to investigate Comparative Industrial


Relations, University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji, 1997 (value: Can$3,000).

-Commonwealth Fund for Technical Co-operation (CFTC) Academic Exchange Fellowship in


Barbados: attached as Honorary Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Management Studies,
University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, 1992 (value: Can$2,000).

-Scholarship granted by Salzburg Seminar Foundation & American Centre to attend Salzburg
Seminar Session 275: ‘Negotiation Theory & Practice: Business & Trade Disputes’, 1989 (value:
Can$4,000).
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-Dutch Government Fellowship to pursue MA at Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, The
Netherlands, 1985-86 (value: Can$20,000).

-Institute of Social Studies Fellowship in computer social science research, The Hague, The
Netherlands, 1983 (value: Can$4,000).

-Commonwealth Scholarship to study B.Sc.(Hons.) in Psychology at the University of Nigeria,


Nsukka, Nigeria, 1982 (Discontinued after three months for health reasons).

-Simonds-Farsons-Cisk Ltd. Bursary to pursue University Studies, 1977-80 (value: Can$2,000).

WORK EXPERIENCE

In Malta:

Director, Workers' Participation Development Centre –now Centre for Labour Studies (CLS),
University of Malta (with effect from February 2002; on leave of absence since July 2003).

Coordinator, NISSOS (Successful Small Scale Manufacturing from Small Islands), Leonardo da
Vinci Pilot Project on behalf of Malta Enterprise, Malta (2003-6).

Member, University Council sub-committee drafting terms of reference for the implementation
of a performance bonus scheme for University of Malta academic staff (2001).

Chair, Task Force on Child Care Provision in Malta (2001-2).

Member, Quality Assurance Committee, University of Malta (2001-2).

Elected Member, University of Malta Council, representing Academic Staff (2001-3).

Member, Leonardo da Vinci Coordinating Committee, European Union Program Unit (2000-3).

Member, Performance Review, Quality Assurance Committee, University of Malta (2000)

Member, ‘European Union Impact’ Committee, University of Malta (2000).

Board Member, Foundation for Human Resources Development (FHRD) (1999-2003).

Member, Malta-European Union Screening & Action Committee (MEUSAC) (1999-2003).

Member, appointed by University Rector, Ad Hoc Board set up in terms of the University
Students (Stipends) Regulations, as per Legal Notice 5 of 1998 (1998).

Editor, Fuljett tal-Koperattivi, The Co-operative Newsletter - Circulation: 5,000 (1997- 2001).

Member, Gender Issues Committee, University of Malta (1996 - 1998).


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Chairperson, Central Co-operative Fund, Malta (1998-2001).

Board Member, European Documentation & Research Centre, University of Malta (1997-2003).

Member, Consultancy Committee on launching co-operative schemes for public sector


employees (1995-96).

Board Member, Board of Co-operatives, Malta (1994-2003). Chair (October 1998 – July 2003).

Board Member, Islands & Small States Institute, University of Malta (1994-2003).

Lecturer, Post-Grad Diploma in Educational Planning & Management in Small States (1995-98),
teaching credit course: Human Resource Development in Small States

Lecturer, Master in Education (2000-3), teaching credit course: Human Resource Development

Lecturer, Department of Sociology (1995- ), teaching these credit courses: Sociological


Traditions; Sociology of Adult Education; Sociology of Work and Organisation; Sociology of
Small Island Societies; Sociology of the Habitat; Sociology of Democratic Organisations.

Co-ordinator, various courses run by Malta University Services, Malta Board of Co-operatives,
Employment & Training Corporation, Foundation for Human Resources Development.

Chair, Board of Studies of following University diploma programmes: Gender & Development;
Industrial Relations; Occupational Health & Safety; Occupational Guidance & Career
Counselling.

Member, Board of Studies of these university programmes: Educational Planning &


Management in Small States; Adult Education; Adult Training & Development; M.Sc.
(Environmental Planning); M.A. (Islands & Small States Studies).

Co-ordinator, Worker Co-operatives in the Mediterranean Region, Seminar organised within


MEDCOOP Project (part sponsored by DG XXIII, European Commission), 1996.

Co-ordinator: Trade Union Education for Cypriot & Maltese trade union leaders, 1995 & 1996.

Co-ordinator, Co-operative Ways of Working, international seminar on effective co-operative


viability, 1994.

Co-ordinator & Tutor, Business Communications module, Malta University Services course
leading to the Diploma, Institute for Management of Information Systems (IMIS) - (1991- 98).

Lecturing in Department of Public Policy & Department of Management Studies, University of


Malta: (1989-90; 1991- 98; 2001): Teaching these credit courses: Development & Labour;
Labour Policy; Sociology of Work; Industrial Relations.

Lecturer, Diploma in Industrial Relations/Gender & Development Studies/ Occupational Health


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& Safety, University of Malta (1987-2003). Teaching these credit courses: Labour & Trade
Union History; International Labour Perspectives; Socio-Economic Development Policy;
Management of Human Resources; Current Issues in Labour Relations; Current Issues in
Occupational Health & Safety; Sociology of Gender; Research Methods.

Research Officer, Workers' Participation Development Centre (WPDC), University of Malta


(part-time:1982 - 1983; casual, full-time:1983 - 1988; full time secondment: 1988 - 1994).

-Mathematics Secondary School Teacher, De La Salle College (1979; 1982) & Social Studies
School Teacher, Umberto Calosso Trade School (1981-1982), Malta.

-Social Science Junior Research Assistant, Dept. of Economics & Social Sciences, University of
Malta, Msida (Summer 1979).

In Canada:

Canada Research Chair in Island Studies, University of Prince Edward Island: (2003- ).

Member, Steering Committee, Master of Arts Program in Island Studies at UPEI: (2003- ).

Lecturing in the following credit courses in the MAIS Program: IS601 - Themes & Perspectives
in Island Studies; IS604 - Research Methods in Island Studies; IS 616X – Successful Small
Business from Small Islands.

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology-Anthropology, UPEI, teaching the following


course: SOC399A- Sociology of Work & Labour Relations.

Acting Director, Institute of Island Studies, UPEI (June-December 2004).

Coordinator, Island Studies Minor, UPEI: (2004- ).

Organizer, Faculty of Arts Graduate Research Day, 2006 & 2007.

Consultancy in Malta (since 1996):

- To the European Commission, as independent external reviewer on the functions and services
of the Employment & Training Corporation to disadvantaged groups (2007).

- To Minister of Education, Government of Malta, reviewing ‘11 Plus’ curriculum & exam in
Social Studies (2006).

-To Institute for the Promotion of Small Enterprise (later, Malta Enterprise) ideating and
coordinating an EU Leonardo a Vinci Pilot Project on Successful Small Scale Manufacturing
from Small Island Regions (5 participating countries, 11 partners) (2003-2006).

- To Malta Hotels & Restaurants Association (MHRA), reporting on impact of EU acquis


communautaire in terms of social policy, employment & labour relations in hotel & catering
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industry (2000/2001).

-To Malta Employers’ Association (MEA), executing impact assessment of EU acquis


communautaire in terms of social policy, employment & labour relations on employers in Malta
(1999/2000).

-Member, Student Stipend Reform Commission appointed by Minister of Education (1999).

-Member, Delegation led by Malta Minister of Education to European Union Ministers of


Education Conference on Education & Economy: A New Partnership, Budapest, Hungary
(1999).

-To General Workers’ Union, reporting on impact of eventual European Union accession by
Malta in terms of Chapter 13 (social policy & employment) and Chapter 18 (education, training
& youth) of the EU’s acquis communautaire (1999).

-To Planning Council, Ministry of Justice & Local Councils, to draft social policy component of
the 1st Socio-Economic Development Plan for the South of Malta (1997-8).

-To Minister for Social Welfare, Government of Malta, to carry out a review of the function,
performance and resource utilisation of the Employment & Training Corporation (1997).

-To Education Division, Ministry of Education & National Culture, to carry out a tracer survey
of occupational mobility among graduate teachers (1997).

-To Minister of Finance for drafting Code of Practice for directors elected from, and by, the
workforce (1997).

-To Minister of Finance & Commerce on the setting up of an Industrial Relations Unit (1997).

-To Co-operatives Support Unit for the preparation of educational literature in connection with
Scoops: Coops for Schools Project (1995-96).

-To Task Force appointed by the Prime Minister, Government of Malta, to undertake a
management audit of Malta Drydocks and review the workings of its self-management system
(1996).

Other Consultancy, including International (since 1996):

-To the Population Secretariat, Government of Prince Edward Island, reviewing the reasons why
settlers come and stay on Prince Edward Island, and the challenges they face. (2006)

-To the United Nations Research Institute on Social Development (UNRISD), reporting on
jurisdictional capacities of small states (2007).

To National Geographic, supporting a global survey of island tourism (2007).

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To International Labour Organization, Geneva, reporting on values behind Malta’s Legal Code
(2003).

To European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), Brussels, on state of industrial relations and
social partnership in Malta (2002).

To University of Prince Edward Island, Canada, to draft MA Program (Island Studies) (2001).

-To Newfoundland & Labrador Federation of Labour for leading seminar on Labour-
Management Relations in Islands, Memorial University, St. John’s NL, Canada (1999).

-To North Atlantic Islands Program, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada & NordRefo,
Swedish Institute of Regional Policy Research, Stockholm, Sweden (1997- 98).

Other Involvements In Malta (Since 1996):

Vice-President, University of Malta Staff Association (UMASA) (2001-3).

-Chair, Ad Hoc Board of Appeal, Planning Authority (2000).

-Member, Paper-setting/Examiners` Board, Matriculation Secondary Education Certificate


(MATSEC) in Social Studies: SEC Level (1994; 1996-98); Intermediate Level: (1999,
Chairperson: 2000, 2001); Advanced Level (1999, Chairperson: 2000).

-Member, Sub-Committee of the Malta Council for Economic Development (MCED) reviewing
changes to the Conditions of Employment (Regulations) Act, 1952 (1999).

-Chair, Labour Market Sub-Committee, Malta Council for Economic Development (1999).

-Industrial Relations Correspondent, The Malta Independent on Sunday (1995-2003).

-Council Member, International Meteor Organisation (1996-99).

-Founder & Director, The Astronomical Society (Malta) Meteor Group (1994-2000).

PUBLICATIONS
Published Books & Monographs:
... AS AUTHOR:

Recent Settlers on Prince Edward Island Speak: Suggestions and Recommendations for
Improvement, Action and Public Policy, for the Population Secretariat, PEI Provincial
Government, 2007, ISBN 13: 978-191901353-4. 22pp.

Recent Settlers on Prince Edward Island Speak: Positive ‘Selling Points’ regarding PEI, for
the Population Secretariat, PEI Provincial Government, 2007, ISBN 13: 978-191901352-7.
20pp.
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Recent Settlers to Prince Edward Island: Why they Come and Why they Stay, for the
Population Secretariat, PEI Provincial Government, 2006, ISBN: 091901349X. 85pp.

(with Joseph Vella Bonnici) Real Stories of Small Business Success: Insights from Five
European Island Regions, Malta Enterprise with support of Leonardo da Vinci Programme of
the European Commission, 2005. 80pp, ISBN: 99909-87-13-0.

(with Saviour Rizzo & Edward Zammit) Evolving Industrial Relations in Malta, Agenda &
Workers’ Participation Development Centre, University of Malta, 2003. 329pp. ISBN: 99932-
622-2-6.

- (& Contributors) Factors Affecting Women’s Formal Participation in the Malta Labour
Market, Malta, Department for Women in Society for WPDC, University of Malta, 2003. ISBN:
99909-89-11-7.

-The Impact of Malta’s eventual accession to the European Union on its Hotels and
Restaurants Sector: Focus on Employment & Social Policy, Malta, Malta Hotels & Restaurants
Association, 2001.

- Malta & the European Union: A Comparative Study on Social Policy, Employment &
Industrial Relations, Malta, Malta Employers’ Association, 2000. ISBN: 99932-24-00-6.

-Ninvestigaw is-Socjeta, (Investigating Society) Malta, PEG, 1995; revised 1997; 1999. 359pp,
ISBN: 99909-0-052-3.

-The Graduating Workforce: A Tracer Survey of Graduates on the Malta Labour Market,
Malta, Gutenberg Press, 1997. ISBN: 99909-984-0-X.

-Global Tourism & Informal Labour Relations: The Small Scale Syndrome at Work, London,
Mansell, 1997. ISBN: 0-7201-2248-1.

-Worker Co-operatives with particular reference to Malta: An Educationist's Theory and


Practice, The Netherlands, Institute of Social Studies, 1990. ISBN: 90-6490-033-7.

-Introducing Social Studies: A Maltese Reader, Malta, PEG, 1988; revised 2000. ISBN: 99909-
0-246-1.

-Il-Partecipazzjoni fit-Tarzna: Kif Jahsibha l-Haddiem (Worker Participation at Malta


Drydocks: Surveying Worker Perceptions) WPDC, University of Malta, 1984.

…AS EXECUTIVE EDITOR:

Island Studies Journal (Vol. 1, No. 1 & 2, 2006, pp. 1 - 280; Vol. 2, No. 1, 2007, pp. 1-160.)

… AS EDITOR:

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Bridging Islands: The Impact of Fixed Links, Charlottetown, Acorn Press, 2007. ISBN-13:
978-1-894838-24-5, 284pp.

A World of Islands: An Island Studies Reader, Malta & Canada, Agenda Academic and
Institute of Island Studies, 2007. ISBN-13: 978-99932-86-10-3. 640pp.

Extreme Tourism: Lessons from the World’s Cold Water Islands, Oxford & Amsterdam,
Elsevier Science, 2006. ISBN: 0-08-044656-6. 292pp.

… AS GUEST EDITOR:

(with David Milne) thematic issue of The Round Table; Commonwealth Journal of
International Affairs, Vol. 95, No. 386, September 2006 (pp. 487-627).

(with Te’o Fairbairn) thematic issue of Journal of Small Business & Entrepreneurship, Vol.
19, No. 4, 2006 (pp. 331-431).

thematic issue of Geografiska Annaler (Journal of Human Geography), Vol. 87B, No. 4,
December 2005 (pp. 247-305).

thematic issue of Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie (Journal of Economic and
Social Geography) Vol. 95, No. 3, July 2004 (pp. 267-340).

thematic sub-section of World Development, Vol. 32, No. 2, February 2004 (pp. 327-390).

(with Mark Bray) special thematic issue of International Journal of Educational Development
– on ‘Human Resource Strategies for Small States’, Vol. 21, No. 3, 2001.

… AS CO-EDITOR:

(with Antoinette Caruana & Mario Grixti) Managing People in Malta: Case Studies in Local
Human Resource Management Practice, Agenda Publishers & Foundation for Human
Resources Development, 2003. ISBN: 99932-622-5-0. 449pp.

(with Charles J. Farrugia) Educational Management and Planning in Small States: Concepts
and Experiences, London, Commonwealth Secretariat, 2002. ISBN: 0-85092-729-3. 305pp.

(with David Milne) Lessons from the Political Economy of Small Islands: The
Resourcefulness of Jurisdiction, Basingstoke, Macmillan / New York, St Martin’s Press, 2000.
ISBN: 0-333-77817-0. 267pp.

(with Robert Greenwood) Competing Strategies of Socio-Economic Development for Small


Islands, Canada, Institute of Island Studies, University of Prince Edward Island, 1998. ISBN: 0-
919013-23-6. 384pp.

(with Peter Mayo) Beyond Schooling: Adult Education in Malta, Malta, Mireva,1997. ISBN: 1-
870579-55-0. 533pp.

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(with Klitos Symeonides) Cyprus & Malta on the Threshold of the European Union:
Challenges to Workers & Trade Unions, Nicosia, Cyprus Government Press, 1996. 45pp.

(with Saviour Rizzo & Edward L. Zammit) Co-operative Ways of Working, Malta, Workers`
Participation Development Centre & Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, 1994. 205pp.

(with Ronald G. Sultana) Maltese Society: A Sociological Inquiry, Malta, Mireva, 1994. ISBN:
1-870579-24-0. 729pp.

PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES & BOOK CHAPTERS (since 1993):

‘Bridges and Islands: A Strained Relationship’ in G. Baldacchino (ed.) Bridging Islands: The
Impact of Fixed Links, Charlottetown, Acorn Press, 2007, pp. 1-13.

(with A. Spears) ‘The Bridge Effect: A Tentative Score Sheet for Prince Edward Island’ in G.
Baldacchino (ed.) Bridging Islands: The Impact of Fixed Links, Charlottetown, Acorn Press,
2007, pp. 49-68.

‘Warm versus Cold Water Island Tourism: A Review of Policy Implications’, Island Studies
Journal, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2006, pp. 183-200.

(with D. Milne) ‘Exploring Sub-National Island Jurisdictions’, The Round Table, Vol. 95,
No. 386, 2006, pp. 487-502.

(with T. Fairbairn) ‘Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development in Small Islands’,


Journal of Small Business & Entrepreneurship, Vol. 19, No. 4, 2006, pp. 331-340.

(with L. Dana) ‘Impact of Public Policy on Entrepreneurship: Investigating the Protestant


Ethic on a Divided Island Jurisdiction’, Journal of Small Business & Entrepreneurship, Vol.
19, No. 4, 2006, pp. 419-430.

‘Innovative Development Strategies from Non-Sovereign Island Jurisdictions: A Global Review


of Economic Policy and Governance Practices’, World Development, Vol. 34, No. 5, 2006, pp.
852-867.

‘Small States as Holons: The Transnational Survival Kit of Small (often island) Jurisdictions’
in L. Briguglio, G. Cordina & E.J. Kisanga, eds. Building the Economic Resilience of Small
States, Malta & London, University of Malta and Commonwealth Secretariat, 2006, pp. 212-
224.

‘Managing the Hinterland beyond: Two, ideal-type Strategies of Economic Development for
Small Island Territories’, Asia-Pacific Viewpoint, Vol. 47, No. 1, 2006, pp. 45-60.

‘The Brain Rotation and Brain Diffusion Strategies of Small Islanders: Considering
'Movement' in lieu of 'Place'’, Globalisation, Societies and Education, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2006,
pp. 143-154.

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‘The Representation of Islands’, Editorial Introduction, Geografiska Annaler, Vol. 87B, No.
4, 2005, pp. 247-251.

‘Small Islands versus Big Cities: Lessons in the political economy of regional development
from the world’s small islands’, Journal of Technology Transfer, Vol. 31, No. 1, 2006, pp.
91-100.

‘Island Entrepreneurs: Insights from Exceptionally Successful Knowledge-Driven SMEs from 5


European Island Territories’, Journal of Enterprising Culture, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 145-170.

‘Successful Small Scale Manufacturing from Small Islands: Comparing Firms benefiting from
Local Raw Material Input’, Journal of Small Business & Entrepreneurship, 2005, Vol. 18, No. 1,
pp. 21-38.

‘The Contribution of Social Capital to Economic Growth: Lessons from Island Jurisdictions’,
The Round Table: Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs, 2005, Vol. 94, No. 378, pp.
35-50.

‘Autonomous but Not Sovereign? A Review of Island Sub-Nationalism’, Canadian Review of


Studies in Nationalism, 2004, Vol. 31, Nos. 1-2, pp. 77-90.

‘Introduction’, Island Studies sub-section, World Development, 2004, Vol. 32, No. 2. p. 327.

‘Sustainable User Practices on/for Islands’, INSULA: International Journal of Island Affairs,
February 2004, pp. 5-10.

‘Editorial Introduction’, Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie (Journal of


Economic and Social Geography), 2004, Vol. 95, No. 3, pp. 269-271.

‘Island Studies Comes of Age’, Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie (Journal
of Economic and Social Geography), 2004, Vol. 95, No. 3, pp. 272-283.

‘The Nationless State?: Malta, National Identity and the European Union’, West European
Politics, Vol. 25, No. 4, October 2002, pp. 191-206.

‘Jurisdictional Self-reliance for Small Island Territories: Considering the Partition of


Cyprus’, The Round Table: Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 91, No.
365, 2002, pp. 349-360.

‘A Taste of Small Island Success: A Case from Prince Edward Island’, Journal of Small
Business Management, Vol. 40, No. 3, 2002, pp. 254-259.

‘Human Resource Management Strategies for Small Territories: An Alternative Proposition’


in International Journal of Educational Development, Vol. 21, No. 3, 2001, pp. 205-215.

“But what exactly does the Directive say?”: The role of EU acquis experts in Industrial
Relations, European Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2001, pp. 137-152.

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‘Human Resource Management in Malta: Hospitality insights from a small island territory’,
in S.M. Hoffman, C. Johnson & M.M. Lefever eds. International Human Resource
Management in the Hospitality Industry, Lansing MI, Educational Institute of the American
Hotels & Motels Association, 2000, pp. 183-194.

‘The Challenge of Hypothermia: A Six-Proposition Manifesto for Small Island Territories’, The
Round Table: Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 89, No. 353, 2000, pp. 65-
79.

‘An Exceptional Success: The case study of an export oriented, locally owned, small scale
manufacturing firm in a small island country’, Journal of Pacific Studies, Vol. 23, No. 1,
1999, pp. 27-47.

(with David Fabri): ‘The Malta Financial Services Centre: A Study in Microstate Dependency
Management?’, in M.P. Hampton & J.P. Abbott, eds.: Offshore Finance Centres and Tax
Havens, Basingstoke, Macmillan, 1999, pp.140-166.

‘Smallness is Back’, North: Scandinavian Journal of Regional Policy, Vol. 10, Nos. 2/3, 1999,
pp. 21-26.

‘A Double Dose of Unitarism: Employment Relations in a small firm in a small island state’,
International Journal of Employment Studies, Vol. 7, No. 2, 1999, pp. 103-121.

‘Small Business in Small Island Nations: A Case Study from Fiji’, Journal of Small Business
Management, Vol. 37, No. 4, 1999, pp. 80-84.

‘Recent Developments in Higher Education in Malta’, Mediterranean Journal of Educational


Studies, special issue, Vol. 4, No. 2, 1999, pp. 205-214.

‘Humane Privatisation: Worker Co-operative Initiatives in the Public Sector’, Journal of Co-
operative Studies, Vol. 31, No. 1, 1998, pp. 39-49.

‘Strategies of Development for Small Island Territories of the North Atlantic: Common Sense
versus Good Sense’ - editorial introduction in G. Baldacchino & R. Greenwood, eds., Competing
Strategies of Socio-Economic Development for Small Islands, Canada, Institute of Island Studies,
University of Prince Edward Island, 1998, pp. 1-29.

‘Far Better to Serve in Heaven than to Reign in Hell: Malta’s Logic of Relating to the European
Union’ in G. Baldacchino & R. Greenwood, eds., Competing Strategies of Socio-Economic
Development for Small Islands, Canada, Institute of Island Studies, University of Prince Edward
Island, 1998, pp. 213-238.

‘The Other Way Round: Manufacturing as an Extension of Services in Small States’, Asia
Pacific Viewpoint, Vol. 39, No. 3, 1998, pp. 267-279.

‘School Based Co-operative Experiences for Students: the Scoops Project’, Review of
International Co-operation, Vol. 91, No. 4, 1998, pp. 47-54.

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‘Resolving the Tension between Wages & Competitiveness’, Bank of Valletta Review (Malta),
No. 17, 1998, pp. 25-38.

‘A Clash of Human Resource Management Cultures: A Microstate Case Study’, International


Journal of Human Resource Management, Vol. 8, No. 4, 1997, pp. 506-518.

‘Trade Unions in the Maltese Private Sector’, Bank of Valletta Review (Malta), No. 13, 1996, pp.
17-30.

(with Peter Mayo) ‘Adult & Continuing Education in Small & Island States: The Case of Malta’,
Convergence, Vol. 23, No. 2, 1996, pp. 22-35.

‘Labour Recruitment in the Hospitality Industry: A Different Lesson in Sustainability’, in B.


Archer, J. Jafari & G. Wall, eds., Sustainable Tourism in Small and Island States, Vol. 1,
London, Mansell, 1996, pp. 160-170.

(with Peter Mayo) ‘Multi-functionalism, Volunteers and the `School Culture`: Adult Education
in the Maltese Context’ in J.H. Knoll, ed. International Yearbook of Adult Education, Vol. 23,
Cologne, Bohlau-Verlag, 1995, pp. 229-244.

‘Labour Formation in Small Developing States: A Conceptual Review’, Compare, Vol. 25, No.
3, 1995, pp. 263-278.

‘The Status of a Doctoral Defence’, Journal of Graduate Education, Vol. 1, No. 2, 1995, pp. 71-
76.

‘Total Quality Management in a Luxury Hotel: A Critique of Practice’, International Journal of


Hospitality Management, Vol. 14, No. 1, 1995, pp. 67-78.

'Peculiar Human Resource Management Practices? A Case Study of a Microstate Hotel’,


Tourism Management, Vol. 15, No. 1, 1994, pp. 46-52.

‘Labour Policy in Microstates: Or, the Management of, and by, a Crew in a Drifting Vessel’,
Bulletin of Eastern Caribbean Affairs, Vol. 19, No. 3, 1994, pp. 44-52.

‘Bursting the Bubble: The Pseudo-Development Strategies of Microstates’, Development &


Change, Vol. 24, No. 1, 1993, pp. 29-51.

OTHER ARTICLES (since 1996):

‘Serving Sustainable Island Tourism: Hot or Cold?’, INSULA: International Journal of


Island Affairs (Paris, UNESCO), 2007.

‘Introducing a World of Islands’ in G. Baldacchino (ed.) A World of Islands: An Island


Studies Reader, Malta & Canada, Agenda & Institute of Island Studies, 2007, pp. 1-29.

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‘De la Forme et la Dimension de l'Île’, Introduction to Jean-Yves Vigneau (ed.) Artistes aux
Îles de la Madeleine, pp. 1-5.

‘Settling in Charlottetown and PEI: Recent Settlers Speak’, Our Diverse Cities, Vol. 2,
Summer 2006, pp. 106-112. (Available at:
http://canada.metropolis.net/publications/Diversity/diversity_vol2_eng.pdf.)

(with Wade Locke, Elizabeth Beale, Robert Greenwood, Cyril Farrel, Stephen Tomblin,
Pierre-Marcel Desjardins and Frank Strain) The Role of Higher Education Institutions in
Regional Development: A Self Evaluation Report for Atlantic Canada. A Report Prepared for
the OECD/IMHE project: Supporting the Contribution of Higher Education Institutions to
Regional Development, December 2006.

‘On the Picket Line: A Micro-View of Labour Relations’, Your Workplace Magazine,
(Kingston ON), September 2006, pp. 19-21.

‘European Labour Law: Some Reflections on a Cultural Collision’, The Employer (Journal of the
Malta Employers’ Association), January 2001, pp. 27-32.

Il-Leggenda tax-Xambekk Imnaqqax (The Legend of the Vessel etched in Stone), Saghtar,
Malta, MUT Publication, March 2001.

(with David Milne) ‘Introduction’ and ‘Conclusion’ in: Lessons from the Political Economy of
Small Islands: The Resourcefulness of Jurisdiction, Basingstoke, UK, Macmillan/ New York, St
Martin’s Press, 2000.

‘Gozo Social Structure: Issues & Implications’ in Improving the Employability of the Workforce
in Gozo, Bank of Valletta 2000 Conference, April, Malta, Bank of Valletta, pp. 15-28.

‘From Potential Graduates to Graduates with Potential: Dramatic Changes at the University of
Malta and Reactions from Graduates and their Employers’, University of Malta Annual Report
1999-2000, Malta.

‘Green and Grey on a Satellite Map’, Education 2000, (Malta), No. 3, 1998, pp. 3-4.

‘Competitiveness versus Social Cohesion: Employment-Creation Policies in Malta & the


European Union’, paper presented at the Annual EDRC Conference, May 1999. Published in
P.G. Xuereb, ed. Getting Down to Gearing Up for Europe, Malta, EDRC, pp. 259-269.

‘Social Issues’, 1st Regional Socio-Economic Development Plan for the South of Malta, 1998.

(with Robert Greenwood) ‘Towards a Political Economy of the Edge: A Novel Perspective to
Island Studies’, paper presented at Islands V Conference organised by the International Small
Islands Studies Association, Mauritius, University of Mauritius, July, 1998.

‘The Hypothermia of Small Territories’, paper presented at Development Studies Association


Conference, Norwich, U.K., University of East Anglia, 1997.

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‘Employment Relations in Small firms in Small States’, paper presented at international
conference on Human Resources and Future Generations in Small & Island States, Malta,
Foundation for International Studies, 1997.

SONGS:

Gradwati fuq ix-Xoghol [Graduates at Work] (with music by Vince Fabri), sung and played
during University of Malta Graduation Ceremony as Academic Staff Oration, November 1998.

REVIEW ARTICLES (since 1996):

L. De Jong & D. Kruijt (eds.) (2005) Extended Statehood in the Caribbean: Paradoxes of
Quasi Colonialism, Local Autonomy and Extended Statehood in the USA, French, Dutch and
British Caribbean. Book Review in: Island Studies Journal, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2007, pp. 150-151.

H. M. Hertel, ed. (2004) Sovereignty and the Global Community: The Quest for Order in the
International System. Book Review in: The Round Table: Commonwealth Journal of
International Affairs, Vol. 94, No. 383, 2006, pp. 160-161.

D. Killingray & D. Taylor, eds. (2005) Britain's Overseas Territories: Past, Present &
Future, London, Commonwealth Foundation. Book Review in: Geografiska Annaler, Vol.
87B, No. 4, 2005, pp. 303-304.

L. Briguglio & G. Cordina, eds. (2004) The Vulnerability and Resilience of Small States,
Malta, Formatek. Book Review in: The Round Table: Commonwealth Journal of
International Affairs, Vol. 94, No. 379, pp. 276-278.

Chet van Duzer (2004) Floating Islands: A Global Bibliography, Los Altos Hills CA, Cantor
Press, 396pp. Book Review in: Progress in Physical Geography, Vol. 29, No. 1, 2005, pp.
134-135.

Phil Hubbard, Rob Kitchin, Brendan Bartley & Duncan Fuller (2002) Thinking Geographically:
Space, Theory and Contemporary Human Geography: London/New York: Continuum Books,
274pp. Book Review in Political Geography, Vol. 23, No. 6, 2004, pp. 804-806.

Roderick Pace (2001) Microstate Security in the Global System: EU-Malta Relations, Malta,
Midsea Books. Book Review in: The Sunday Times, (Malta), November 25th 2001, p.31.

Michael Crossley & Keith Holmes (1999) Educational Development in the Small States of
the Commonwealth: Retrospect & Prospect, London, Commonwealth Secretariat. Book
Review in: Comparative Education, Vol. 36, No. 4, 2000, pp.492-3.

Mark Bray & Lucy Steward, eds. (1997) Examination Systems in Small States, London,
Commonwealth Secretariat. Book review in: Compare, Vol. 29, No. 1, 1999, pp. 103-4.

Ropate R. Qalo (1997) Small Business: A Study of a Fijian Family -The Mucunabitu Iron Works
Contractor Co-operative Society. Book Review in: Review of International Co-operation, Vol.
91, No.1, 1998, pp. 101-2.

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Economic & Social Studies (New Series) Vol. 9, 1997. Journal Review in: The Sunday Times,
(Malta), 15th March 1998.

Samir Amin (1996) Capitalism in the Age of Globalization, London, Zed Books. Book Review
in: Mediterranean Journal of Educational Studies, Vol. 3, No. 2, 1998, pp. 166-171.

FORTHCOMING AUTHORED OR EDITED BOOKS:

with D. Milne (eds.) (2007) The Case for Non-Sovereignty: Lessons from Sub-National
Island Jurisdictions, London, Routledge.

with L. Felt & R. Greenwood (eds.) Remote Control: Lessons in Governance from/for Small
Places, St John’s NL, ISER Press, 2007

G. Baldacchino (2008) Countries within Countries: Lessons in Creative Governance from


Sub-National Island Jurisdictions, Montreal, McGill-Queens University Press.

FORTHCOMING PAPERS & CHAPTERS

‘Fixed Links and the Engagement of Islandness: Reviewing the Impact of the Confederation
Bridge’, to appear in Canadian Geographer, Vol. 50, No. 3, 2007.

‘Contrasting Parallels: Reflexive Sociology/ies from a Migrating Sociologist’, to appear in


proceedings of 2005 conference on The Sea, the Bridge, The Land (Sanda Nemeth-Badescu,
editor, 2007), Cambridge, Cambridge Scholars Press.

‘Islands as Novelty Sites’, to appear in The Geographical Review, 2007 (thematic issue being
co-edited by David Lowenthal and John R Gillis).

‘The Internationalization of SMEs in Malta: A Critical Assessment in the Context of Five


European Island Regions’. Book Chapter to appear in: The Handbook of International
Entrepreneurship: European Perspectives, UK, Edward Elgar, 2007.

‘Governance in Small Places: The Unleashing of Asymmetric Federalism’ to appear in G.


Baldacchino, L. Felt & R. Greenwood (eds.) Remote Control: Lessons in Governance
from/for Small Places, St John’s NL, ISER Press, 2007.

‘Entrepreneurship in Smaller Jurisdictions: Appraising a Glocal Elite’, is being considered


for publication in Comparative Education.

‘Malta - Still a Nationless State?’, paper to be presented at workshop on the impact of


European membership on nationalism and identity, Loch Lomond, Scotland, April 2007.

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‘Offshoring Strategies from Sub-National Island Jurisdictions’, is being considered for
publication in International Studies Quarterly.

‘Economic Prosperity for Island Territories and the Contribution of Cultural Heritage: A
Case Study of Malta & Gozo’, is being considered for publication in the Journal of
Mediterranean Studies.

INTERNATIONAL & REGIONAL EXCHANGES: (since 1998)


2007:
June: Guest of the Åland Institute of Comparative Island Studies, Inaugural Meeting of
Academic Board – Mariehamn, Åland Islands, Finland.
May: Guest of European Commission as independent peer reviewer for the Employment &
Training Corporation, Malta – St Julian’s, Malta.
April: Guest Participant at Seminar organized by University of Strathclyde discussing the
process of Europeanization - Ross Priory, Loch Lomond, Scotland, UK.
March: Guest Keynote at ‘Ten Days on the Island’ Festival – Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
January: Guest Presenter at First International Development Conference of the Organisation of
Eastern Caribbean States – Castries, St Lucia.
2006:
November: Guest Lecturer at Annual Symposium of Mediterranean Studies Program at Wilfrid
Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario.
November: Keynote Speaker at Annual Conference organized by Heritage Malta, Gozo, Malta.
October: Guest Lecturer at: University of Sheffield (Geography Program), University of Derby,
Buxton Campus (Tourism & Hospitality Program), and University of Bristol (Graduate School
of Education, Small States Program), U.K.
October: Keynote speaker at launch of Centre for Research in Tourism and Coastal Areas
(CENTICA) University of Kent, Chatham Campus, U.K.
August: Organizer of Panel Session and Address at 9th International Small Island Studies
Association Conference in Maui, Hawaii.
July: Keynote address at 10th International Conference on the Literature of the River Plate
Region, UPEI, Charlottetown, Canada.
May: Organizer of Panel Session and Address at Conference on Sustainable Tourism in Small
Islands, Foundation for International Studies, University of Malta, Malta.
March: Paper presenter at First International Management Conference organized by the Dept. of
Management Studies, University of the West Indies, Barbados Campus.
2005:
November: Organization of 2-day workshop on sub-national island jurisdictions within

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Commonwealth People’s Forum, C’wealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), Malta.
October: Keynote Address at annual conference of the Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation
and the North Atlantic Islands Programme – meeting in Twillingate, Newfoundland.
September: Academic Coordinator of EU- Leonardo da Vinci Pilot Project on Successful Small
Scale Manufacturing from Small Islands – meeting in Kuressaare, Saaremaa, Estonia.
September: Guest Lecturer and visit to the University of Gotland, Visby, Sweden.
August: Keynote concluding address at conference on ‘The Sea, the Bridge, The Land’,
Department of Modern Languages, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada.
June: Participation and session chair at Rethinking Development Conference, St Francis Xavier
University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada.
April: Expert resource person to seminar discussing the impact of research on the policy process
in small islands, organized in Svaneke by the Centre for Regional and Tourism Research,
Bornholm, Denmark.
April: Co-organizer of 2-day workshop at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of
London, London, UK, on: Sub-national Island Jurisdictions as conceptual category.
April: Academic Coordinator of EU- Leonardo da Vinci Pilot Project on Successful Small Scale
Manufacturing from Small Islands – meeting in Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Scotland.
February: Expert Presenter on Transportation Challenges in Small Economies, Conference
organized by the Overseas Countries & Territories Association of the European Union (OCTA),
Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands.
February: Guest Lecture on Malta as a Nationless Island State, delivered to the History
Department, York University, Toronto.
2004:
November: Academic Coordinator of EU- Leonardo da Vinci Pilot Project on Successful Small
Scale Manufacturing from Small Islands – meeting in Portree, Skye, Scotland.
November: Keynote Speaker & Session Convenor at 8th Islands of the World Conference,
organized by the International Small Islands Studies Association (ISISA) at Kinmen Island,
Taiwan, China.
October: Keynote Speaker at Annual Conference of Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation
(CRRF) in Tweed, Ontario.
October: Research Visit and Lecture at the School for Policy Studies, Queen’s University,
Kingston, Ontario.
September: Guest to Higher-Education Institutions in Bornholm (Denmark), Lund (Sweden),
Mariehamn (Aland) and Turku (Finland).
June: Guest speaker at symposium discussing Governance Issues in Cape Breton Island,
University College of Cape Breton, Sydney, Cape Breton.
May: Guest Participant at Workshop on theme Islands on Our Minds organised by the History
Department at Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA.

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April: Academic Coordinator of EU- Leonardo da Vinci Pilot Project on Successful Small Scale
Manufacturing from Small Islands – meeting in Malta.
February: Presented paper at conference celebrating 20 years from the coining of the MIRAB
concept relating to small island economies, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
February: Presented paper at the annual conference of the Western Regional Science Association
in Wailea, Maui, Hawai’i.
2003:
October: Speaker at International Conference on Knowledge Based Economy & Regional
Economic Development, Memorial University, St John’s, Newfoundland, Canada.
September: Academic Coordinator of EU- Leonardo da Vinci Pilot Project on Successful Small
Scale Manufacturing from Small Islands – meeting in Reykjavik, Iceland.
July: Member of Faculty, inaugural summer school of the Centre for Small State Studies on the
theme: Small States and European Integration, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland.
June: Invited Resource Person, Commonwealth Secretariat pre-planning meeting for ComSec
Ministers of Education Summit, London, United Kingdom.
February: Invited Resource Person, pre-proposal meeting for Grundtvig EU project on Adult
Education from Small European Islands, Roskilde University, Denmark.
2002:
June-August: Keynote Address at 7th Conference of International Small Islands Studies
Association, plus Visiting Lecturer, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada.
October: Keynote Address at North Atlantic Forum 2002, organised by the University College of
Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada.
October: Leader, Delegation of Trade Union, Employer, Human Resource Manager, Labour
Office and University representatives on a study visit to Ireland focussing on the dynamics of
social dialogue.
2001:

August-September: Visiting Lecturer, Department of Sociology, University of Iceland,


Reykjavik, Iceland.

August: Visiting Researcher at Sabhal Mor Ostaig, Gaelic College, University of the Highlands
and Islands, Scotland, U.K.

June: Malta representative at seminar of national agencies concerned with European Union
mobility projects (Socrates, Leonardo da Vinci, Youth), Stockholm, Sweden.

May: Invited Keynote speaker at International Conference on Small Island States in a Changing
World, Eastern Mediterranean University, Gazimagusa, North Cyprus.

2000:

November: Invited Keynote speaker at Conference organised by Cyprus Human Resource


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Management Association on the Human Resource Management implications of EU accession
faced by six candidate countries, Nicosia, Cyprus.

October: Invited Keynote Speaker at Conference organised by Bermuda College on the


possibilities of a University College model for Bermuda.
September: Member of Faculty of Summer School on Industrial Relations organised at the
University of Rethymno, Crete, Greece, on the theme: Industrial Relations and European
Integration.
July-August: Visiting Lecturer at the University of Prince Edward Island, Canada. Teaching
courses leading to a Minor in Island Studies.
March: University of Malta Delegate exploring implications of accession to European Union on
tertiary education institutions on Austria, Slovenia and Hungary.
January: Member, Malta Government delegation involved in the screening of Chapter 7
(Agriculture) of the acquis communautaire of the European Union, Brussels.

1999:

October: Member, Malta Government delegation involved in screening of Chapter 8 (Fisheries)


of the acquis communautaire of the European Union, Brussels.

August: Guest Speaker for Seminar on Labour-Management Relations in an island territory,


organised by the Newfoundland & Labrador Federation of Labour at Memorial University of
Newfoundland, St. John’s, Canada.
July-August: Visiting Lecturer at the University of Prince Edward Island, Canada. Teaching
courses leading to a Minor programme in Islands Studies.
April: Key Note Speaker, International Conference on Globalization & Constitutionalism:
Challenges to Self-Government and Microstates, Torshavn, Faroe Islands.
June: Expert Resource Person, Delegation led by Malta Minister of Education to a Ministers of
Education Conference on Education and Economy: A New Partnership, Budapest, Hungary.

1998:

September: Consultant & Lead Editor, North Atlantic Forum 1998, University of Prince Edward
Island, Canada.
July: Visiting Lecturer, Faculty of Humanities & Social Studies, University of Mauritius, Le
Reduit, Mauritius.

May: Editorial Board & Planning Meeting, Institute of Island Studies, University of Prince
Edward Island, Charlottetown, Canada.
April-May: Beneficiary of European Union Visitors Fellowship Programme – Study Visits to
Brussels and Dublin as guest of the European Commission.

Latest update: May 2007

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