SOAS University of London

Department of Development Studies

The World’s Third Spaces: Neither Global Nor National?

Prof. Saskia Sassen - Lynd Professor Of Sociology And Member, The Committee On Global Thought, At Columbia University (New York)

Date: 25 February 2009Time: 6:30 PM

Finishes: 25 February 2009Time: 7:30 PM

Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Lecture

Professor Saskia Sassen is Lynd Professor of Sociology and Member of the Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University in New York, as well as Centennial Visiting Professor at the London School of Economics. She is the author of several landmark books on globalisation including Teh Global City: New York, London, Tokyo (second edition 2001) and Cities in a World Economy (third edition 2003). A second edition of her award-winning book Territory, Authority, Rights: From Medieval to Global Assemblages came out in 2008.

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Prof. Saskia Sassen: The World’s Third Spaces: Neither Global Nor National?

Organiser: Professor Gilbert Achcar