During his tenure as Eminent Scholar and Visiting Professor at Melbourne University and Macquarie University, Klaus F. Zimmermann (Co-Director of POP at UNU-MERIT & Maastricht University & President of the Global Labor Organization, GLO) has also been in Adelaide. He had been invited by Kostas Mavromaras, President of the Economic Society of Australia (SA). Mavromaras has also been the Director of the National Institute of Labour Studies and a Professor at Flinders University. He his also a GLO-Fellow and a forthcoming Professor of Economics at the University of Adelaide.
On Monday, November 27, Zimmermann spoke to over 40 government staff members from various departments of the local Government of South Australia (SA) headed Stuart Hocking, Deputy Chief Executive of the Department of Treasury & Finance, SA, about the future of government in the face of globalization. In this exchange, he was supported by Kostas Mavromaras.
In his Public Lecture on November 28 in the Napier Lecture Theatre, the lecture hall of the University of Adelaide, Zimmermann spoke about “The European Migration Challenge”. He was introduced by Professor Gareth Miles, the Head of the School of Economics, who also moderated the discussion. Zimmermann also used the occasion to exchange views with further various distinguished individuals, including Professor Christopher Findlay, Executive Dean, Faculty of the Professions, Nigar Hashimzade (University of Durham), and GLO Fellows Stephane Mahuteau, Eran Binenbaum and Zhang Wei.
Zimmermann after the Public Lecture in Napier Lecture Theatre, the lecture hall of the University of Adelaide.
Kostas Mavromaras, Zimmermann and Gareth Myles in Napier Lecture Theatre