European Lab Forum 2014
Europe Culture Refresh!
27-30 May 2014
Wednesday, May 28 - Meeting with Saskia Sassen
Saskia Sassen is Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology at Colum- bia University and Co-Chairs The Committee on Global Thought. She is an internationally known for her analyses in fields such as the social, eco- nomic and political dimensions of globalization and urban sociology. One of her greatest scientific contributions was the concept of 'Global City' de- veloped in her book named as such. Saskia Sassen is also an active member of the National Academy of Sciences Panel on Cities and the Council on Foreign Relations. She has received diverse awards and was being chosen as one of the Top 100 Global Leaders by the Foreign Policy magazine.