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STADSSALONSURBAINS: Patrick Le Galès (Sciences Po, Paris)

10 October 2014 , Beursschouwburg, Brussels, 17:30

GLOBAL MINDS, ROOTS IN THE CITY. EUROPEAN MIDDLE CLASSES IN EUROPEAN CITIES

Political scientist and sociologist Patrick Le Galès recently finished a research project on transnationalism and urban practices with two colleagues in Milan and Madrid, containing 500 interviews about the way professionals and managers combine a slow increasing transnationalism with solid roots in cities. The book will be published in december. At our very first STADSSALONSURBAINS, Patrick Le Galès will give you a preview of the research findings.
By comparing four European cities (Paris, Lyon, Milan and Madrid) Le Galès explores the role of urban upper middle classes in the transformations experienced by contemporary European societies. He reveals how segments of Europe’s urban population are adopting exit or partial exit strategies in respect to the nation state.

For more details see: http://brusselsacademy.wordpress.com/salons/