Saskia Sassen

Type: Person
Name: Saskia Sassen
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 2 reports

The World's Most Influential Cities

In the past century, the greatest global cities were generally the largest and centers of the world’s great empires: London, Paris, New York and Tokyo. Today size is not so important: Of the world’s 10 most populous cities, only Tokyo, New York and Beijing ... [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Second Edinburgh International Culture Summit opens today

Featuring an international Early Music ensemble and Ladysmith Black MambazoA MAJOR musical pioneer who uses music to improve cultural relations, the grand-daughter of Nelson Mandela – philanthropist and business-woman, and the Director General of UNESCO ... [Published Allmediascotland - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Vultures

At the same time that U.S. courts are limiting the ability of foreign citizens to sue American corporations for their malfeasance abroad , they are facilitating U.S. banking companies to collect debts from poor developing world nations , as Saskia ... [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

The University and The City: Location and Structure

Jeff Selingo's latest article in the  Chronicle of Higher Education  (the link via  Planetizen  is  here ) provides an opportunity to reflect on the relationship between cities and universities. Selingo argues that location is becoming increasingly important ... [Published Planetizen - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Ladysmith Black Mambazo to perform at Scottish Parliament as part of the Edinburgh International Culture Summit

Members of the public can apply for a rare opportunity to see Ladysmith Black Mambazo perform at the Scottish Parliament as part of a summit exploring how cultural policy is developed.The 2nd Edinburgh International Culture Summit programme has been announced ... [Published Scottish Parliament - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Planning notice: accreditation required; 2014 Edinburgh International Culture Summit

CULTURE Ministers and leading commentators from across the world are set to gather in Edinburgh from 10 to 12 August 2014 for the 2nd Edinburgh International Culture Summit, titled ‘Culture – A Currency of Trust’.Hosted at the Scottish Parliament, the ... [Published Allmediascotland - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

The illusion of opportunity: the "global city" revisited

!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]-->/p> Theorising the "global city" must now account for the increasing scale of income inequality, socio-economicsegregation and sharply disjunctive living conditions which characterizethose global urban spaces ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Links for 6-30-14

The Myth of America’s Golden Age - Joeseph Stiglitz House Hypocrisy on Insider Trading - NYTimes.com Why Are the Super-Rich So Angry? - James Surowiecki The Pitchforks Are Coming… For Us Plutocrats - Nick Hanauer Saskia Sassen on austerity and social ... [Published Economist's View - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

The Ugly City Beautiful: A Policy Analysis

When it comes to the future, Detroit and San Francisco act as poles in the continuum of American consciousness. Detroit is dead and will continue dying. San Francisco is the region sipping heartily from the fountain of youth. Such trajectories, according ... [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Jun 17 2014]
First reported May 23 2014 - Updated May 23 2014 - 1 reports

Countdown to oblivion: The real reason we can’t stop global warming

Saskia Sassen in Salon: There was a time when the environmental damage we produced remained somewhat localized, confined to specific places. That time is gone. Today, nonindustrial areas, such as Greenland and the Antarctic, experience the industrial ... [Published 3quarksdaily - May 23 2014]
First reported May 20 2014 - Updated May 20 2014 - 1 reports

Useless European elections?

A vicious circle must be broken, but this can arise only from inside the Europeanperspective, through a mountingpressure of the Union’s citizens, who must at the same time avoid “sovereign”fallacies and “cosmopolitical” illusions. deviantART/HollywoodMars. ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - May 20 2014]
First reported May 08 2014 - Updated May 08 2014 - 1 reports

re:publica 2014 – Saskia Sassen: Brutality and Complexi…

Find out more at: http://14.re-publica.de/session/brutality-and-complexity-global-economytbaSaskia Sassenhttp://sociology.columbia.edu/node/169Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Germany(CC BY-SA 3.0 DE) ... [Published VideoGold.de - May 08 2014]

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The World's Most Influential Cities [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Aug 15 2014]
The World's Most Influential Cities [Published Forbes.com - Aug 14 2014]
Second Edinburgh International Culture Summit o... [Published Allmediascotland - Aug 10 2014]
Vultures [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Aug 04 2014]
The University and The City: Location and Struc... [Published Planetizen - Jul 31 2014]
Ladysmith Black Mambazo to perform at Scottish ... [Published Scottish Parliament - Jul 22 2014]
Planning notice: accreditation required; 2014 E... [Published Allmediascotland - Jul 14 2014]
The illusion of opportunity: the "global city" ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jun 30 2014]
Links for 6-30-14 [Published Economist's View - Jun 30 2014]
The Ugly City Beautiful: A Policy Analysis [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Jun 17 2014]
Countdown to oblivion: The real reason we can’t... [Published 3quarksdaily - May 23 2014]
Useless European elections? [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - May 20 2014]
re:publica 2014 – Saskia Sassen: Brutalit... [Published VideoGold.de - May 08 2014]
Another road for Europe: appeal for the Europea... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - May 06 2014]
The Rise of the Executive Headquarters [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Apr 15 2014]
Culling the Human Herd in 21st Century: The Sav... [Published Scoop NZ - Scoops - Apr 09 2014]
The resilience of neoliberal urbanism [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jan 28 2014]
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The World's Most Influential Cities [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Aug 15 2014]
In the past century, the greatest global cities were generally the largest and centers of the world’s great empires: London, Paris, New York and Tokyo. Today size is not so important: Of the world’s 10 most populous cities, only Tokyo, New York and Beijing ...
Vultures [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Aug 04 2014]
At the same time that U.S. courts are limiting the ability of foreign citizens to sue American corporations for their malfeasance abroad , they are facilitating U.S. banking companies to collect debts from poor developing world nations , as Saskia ...
Links for 6-30-14 [Published Economist's View - Jun 30 2014]
The Myth of America’s Golden Age - Joeseph Stiglitz House Hypocrisy on Insider Trading - NYTimes.com Why Are the Super-Rich So Angry? - James Surowiecki The Pitchforks Are Coming… For Us Plutocrats - Nick Hanauer Saskia Sassen on austerity and social ...
The Ugly City Beautiful: A Policy Analysis [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Jun 17 2014]
When it comes to the future, Detroit and San Francisco act as poles in the continuum of American consciousness. Detroit is dead and will continue dying. San Francisco is the region sipping heartily from the fountain of youth. Such trajectories, according ...
Countdown to oblivion: The real reason we can’t... [Published 3quarksdaily - May 23 2014]
Saskia Sassen in Salon: There was a time when the environmental damage we produced remained somewhat localized, confined to specific places. That time is gone. Today, nonindustrial areas, such as Greenland and the Antarctic, experience the industrial ...
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