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Centre for Researching Cities Launch

15 March 2021

To mark the launch of the Newcastle University Centre for Researching Cities (NU Cities) we will be joined by Prof. Saskia Sassen, a globally renowned scholar and commentator on cities. She is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology at Columbia University and co-chairs its committee on Global Thought. Prof. Sassen will discuss "The rise of predatory formations and the implications for cities", focusing on financialization and globalization and their impacts on cities, inequalities, and more. This will be followed by a short panel discussion and Q&A.

Monday, 15 March 2021, 16:00 – 17:30 

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