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March 25: Saskia Sassen

Saskia Sassen will present "Globalization or denationalization?"

By Leah Halvorson

A well-known critic of globalization, Professor Sassen is currently completing her forthcoming book Denationalization: Territory, Authority and Rights in a Global Digital Age (under contract with Princeton University Press 2004). She has also just completed for UNESCO a five-year project on sustainable human settlement for which she set up a network of researchers and activists in over 50 countries. Her most recent books are, the edited Global Networks, Linked Cities (New York and London: Routledge 2002). and the co-edited Socio-Digital Formations: New Architectures for Global Order (Princeton University Press 2004) The Global City appeared in a new fully updated edition in 2001. Her books are translated into fifteen languages. She serves on several editorial boards and is an advisor to several international bodies. She is a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a member of the National Academy of Sciences Panel on Cities, and Chair of the Information Technology and International Cooperation Committee of the Social Science Research Council (USA). Her comments have appeared in the International Herald Tribune, Die Zeit, Le Monde Diplomatique, Vanguardia, The Guardian, and the New York Times, among other newspapers.

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