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The Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy

Who owns national territory? Who owns the city?

Saskia Sassen

Thursday, October 15, 2015
5:00 p.m.
Devlin Hall, Room 101

With Saskia Sassen, Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and Co-Chair of the Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University 

Co-sponsored by the Sociology Department. Part of The Clough Distinguished Lectures in Jurisprudence series.


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about the speaker


Saskia Sassen

Saskia Sassen is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and Co-Chairs The Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University. Her 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 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 When Territory Exits Existing Frameworks (under contract with Harvard University Press). She contributes regularly to and The Huffington Post.