Thursday, 24 August 2017
SASKIA SASSEN LECTURES ON: “A THIRD EMERGENT MIGRANT SUBJECT UNRECOGNIZED IN LAW“
ACADEMY OF EUROPEAN PUBLIC LAW
The Academy of European Public Law (AEPL) of the European Public Law Organization (EPLO) presents its 2017 Guest Lecture, featuring Professor Saskia Sassen, a distinguished sociologist of globalization, migration and global cities.
Thursday, August 24, 2017, 7:00 – 8:30pm, EPLO Premises, Ioannis Pottakis Hall, 2 Polygnotou and Dioskouron St., Plaka, Athens.
The lecture is open to the public.
The event is organized in collaboration with the Hellenic Organization of Political Scientists (HAPSc).
Saskia Sassen is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and Co-Chairs The Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University. Her recent books are Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy (Harvard/Belknap 2014), Territory, Authority, Rights: From Medieval to Global Assemblages (Princeton University Press 2008), A Sociology of Globalization (W.W. Norton 2007), and the 4th fully updated edition of Cities in a World Economy (Sage 2011). The Global City came out in a new fully updated edition in 2001. Her books are translated into twenty-one languages. She is currently working on Ungoverned Territories? (Harvard University Press, forthcoming 2018). She contributes regularly to OpenDemocracy.net and HuffingtonPost.com.
Saskia Sassen’s website: www.saskiasassen.com