From September 2005 to June 2006 a team of thirteen scholars at the The University of Southern California's Annenberg Center for Communication explored how new and maturing networking technologies are transforming the way in which we interact with content, media sources, other individuals and groups, and the world that surrounds us.
This site documents the process and the results.
Saskia Sassen spoke at the Netpublics research group on Networks, Power & Democracy on March 23, 2006.
Saskia Sassen is the Ralph Lewis Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago, and Centennial Visiting Professor at the London School of Economics. Her selected publications include Denationalization: Territory, Authority and Rights (2005), Digital Formations: Information Technologies and New Architectures in the Global Realm, Princeton University Press (2005), Global Networks/Linked Cities (2002), Guests and Aliens (1999), Globalization and Its Discontents (1998), Losing Control? Sovereignty in an Age of Globalization (1996), The Global City: New York London Tokyo (1991. New ed., 2001), and The Mobility of Labor and Capital (1998).
Her books have been translated into thirteen languages. She has served as co-director of the Economy Section of the Global Chicago Project, a Member of the National Academy of Sciences Panel on Urban Data Sets, a Member of the Council of Foreign Relations, and Chair of the newly formed Information Technology, International Cooperation and Global Security Committee of the SSRC.