Saskia Sassen

THE MIGRATION CONFERENCE KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Saskia Sassen

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Professor Saskia Sassen is a Dutch-American sociologist noted for her analyses of globalization and international human migration. She is Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and Co-Chairs The Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University. Sassen coined the term global city. 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 www.OpenDemocracy.net and www.HuffingtonPost.com


Prof Saskia Sassen, Keynote Speaker at The Migration Conference 2017
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