Art Stage Singapore 2016 – Southeast Asia Forum: Who Owns the City?
14:00 to 15:30

With Saskia Sassen

Venue: Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Level 3, Angsana Room 3E and 3F, 10 Bayfront Ave

“Internationally-acclaimed global thinker Saskia Sassen poses this important question in her talk and discusses why this urban takeover should concern us all.

Sassen is the recipient of diverse awards and mentions, including multiple doctor honoris causa and named lectures. She has been selected as a top global influencer 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 Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. Sassen is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and Chair, The Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University. Her new book is Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy(2014).

Recent books are Territory, Authority, Rights: From Medieval to Global Assemblages (2008), A Sociology of Globalization (2007), and the 4th fully updated edition of Cities in a World Economy (2012). Among older books are The Global City (1991/2001), andGuests and Aliens (1999). Her books are translated into over 20 languages.”

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