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Expulsions: brutality and complexity in the global economy

LSE Cities public lecture

Date: Tuesday 13 May 2014 
Time: 6.30-8pm 
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Professor Saskia Sassen
Respondent: Professor Ash Amin
Chair: Professor Ricky Burdett 

In her new book, Expulsions: brutality and complexity in the global economy|, Saskia Sassen explores how today’s socioeconomic and environmental dislocations can be understood as a type of expulsion – from professional livelihood, from living space, even from the very biosphere that makes life possible.

Saskia Sassen (@SaskiaSassen) is the Robert S Lynd Professor of Sociology and co-chair of the Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University.

Ash Amin is the 1931 Chair of Geography at the University of Cambridge.

Ricky Burdett (@BURDETTR) is professor of urban studies at the Department of Sociology|, director of LSE Cities|, and the Urban Age Programme| at LSE.

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSEexpulsions

This event is free and open to all with no ticket or pre-registration required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries email events@lse.ac.uk| or call 020 7955 6043. 

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