Public lecture by SASKIA SASSEN 8/05

Saskia Sassen is invited for a lecture at the Faculty of Architecture Campus Sint-Lucas Brussels on Tuesday May 8th, 2018.

The lecture ‘Who Owns The City?‘ is part of the Spring Lecture Series ‘Pressures on the urban field: Ageing, Migration, Injustice’, curated and moderated by Anuschka Kutz.

  • 5.30 Salon conversation
  • 6.30 Start of lecture in the auditorium, followed by ca. 10-15min Q&A (finish around 7.45 / 8.00 pm)
  • Location: Faculty of Architecture, Paleizenstraat 65, 1030 Brussels (auditorium)

The lecture is public and admission is free but registration is required. Please all visitors, students, lecturers and personnel register here.

Saskia Sassen is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology at Columbia University and a Member of its Committee on Global Thought, which she chaired till 2015. She is a student of cities, immigration, and states in the world economy, with inequality, gendering and digitization three key variables running though her work. Born in the Netherlands, she grew up in Argentina and Italy, studied in France, was raised in five languages, and began her professional life in the United States. She is the author of eight books and the editor or co-editor of three books. More info


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