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Utopia vs. the City Keynote: Saskia Sassen, Columbia University

Friday, January 31, 2020
6:00-7:30 PM
A. Alfred Taubman Wing Commons Art and Architecture Building Map
Saskia Sassen is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and Member, The Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University ( Her new book is Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy (Harvard University Press 2014) now out in 15 languages. Recent books are Territory, Authority, Rights: From Medieval to Global Assemblages ( Princeton University Press 2008), A Sociology of Globalization (W.W.Norton 2007), and the 5th fully updated edition of Cities in a World Economy (Sage 2018). Among older books are The Global City (Princeton University Press 1991/2001), and Guests and Aliens (New Press 1999). Her books are translated into over 20 languages. She is the recipient of diverse awards and mentions, including multiple doctor honoris causa, named lectures, and being selected as one of the top global thinkers on diverse lists. Most recently she was awarded the Principe de Asturias 2013 Prize in the Social Sciences and made a member of the Royal Academy of the Sciences of Netherland.
Building: Art and Architecture Building
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: architecture, architecture lecture, Architecture, Urban Planning, art and design, buildings, cities, design, Sociology, taubman college, Taubmancollege, Transportation, Urban Planning, U-m Sociology, Um Sociology, urban design, urban planning, urbanism
Source: Happening @ Michigan from A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning, Department of Sociology
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