Kristin Surak Keynote Speaker

  • Associate Professor of Political Sociology at the LSE
  • Author of 'The Golden Passport: Global Mobility for Millionaires'
  • Regular commentator for BBC, Bloomberg TV, Huffington Post, Channel News Asia TV and Sky TV News.

Kristin Surak's Biography

Kristin Surak is Associate Professor of Political Sociology at the LSE and the author of The Golden Passport: Global Mobility for Millionaires (Harvard University Press 2023).

Her research on elite mobility, international migration, nationalism, and politics has been translated into a half-dozen languages. In addition to publishing in major academic and intellectual journals, she also writes regularly for popular outlets, including the London Review of Books, Washington Post, Guardian, and New Statesman.

Kristin also comments regularly for global media outlets, including the BBC, Bloomberg TV, Huffington Post, Channel News Asia TV, and Sky TV News.

She has held several internationally recognized positions, including Richard B. Fischer Member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, Fung Global Fellow at Princeton University, Sainsbury Fellow at the Sainsbury Institute for Japanese Arts and Cultures.

Kristin is a Lifetime Fellow of Clare Hall, University of Cambridge, and has been a visiting professor at the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies and New York University in Abu Dhabi.

 

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Kristin Surak's Speaking Topics

  • • Where is international migration headed?

  • • Where is the future of global mobility?

  • • The global market in citizenship by investment

  • • The global market for talent migration

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Videos of Kristin Surak

Millionaire Mobility and the Sale of Citizenship
Millionaire Mobility and the Sale of Citizenship
Kristin Surak “Elite Mobility in an Unequal World: The Commodification of Citizenship
Kristin Surak “Elite Mobility in an Unequal World: The Commodification of Citizenship"
Kristin Surak “Elite Mobility in an Unequal World: The Commodification of Citizenship
Kristin Surak “Elite Mobility in an Unequal World: The Commodification of Citizenship"
"Q & A Closing Session" - UC Davis Global Tea Initiative 1st Annual Colloquium

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Books by Kristin Surak

The Golden Passport: Global Mobility for Millionaires

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