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The Barcelona Debate

Justice and Equality

Lecture by Saskia Sassen


Saskia Sassen, Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology, Columbia University, New York. Her most recent book is Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy (published in Spanish as Expulsiones. Brutalidad y complejidad en la economía global – Katz, 2015).

Presented by: Francesc Muñoz, Professor of Urban Geography at Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona and director of the Urban Planning Observatory.

Lecture of the series "Wield the Word", in which will also participate Axel HonnethFina Birulés, Albert Lladó, Manel Ollé, Isabella Gresser, Bo Stråth, Luc Boltanski, Montserrat Guibernau, Peter Wagner and Seyla Benhabib.

Presenters: Francesc Muñoz

Participants: Saskia Sassen

This activity is part of Wield the Word, The Barcelona Debate

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