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Thursday, 24 August 2017

SASKIA SASSEN LECTURES ON: "A THIRD EMERGENT MIGRANT SUBJECT UNRECOGNIZED IN LAW"

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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, Ioannis Pottakis Hall, 2 Polygnotou and Dioskouron St., Plaka, Athens. The lecture is open to the public.

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.

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