Michèle Collin

is a researcher on Territoires de la mondialisation et villes portuaires, at the AUS Architecture, Urbanisme et Sociétés laboratory of UMR CNRS Lavue, University of Paris 8.


Recruitment agency for seamen

Glocal democracy in embryo

On the pioneering role of European harbour cities

The globalization of the harbour workforce challenges the democratic political culture typical of traditional port cities. As prime examples of the convergence of economics and multi-culture, European harbour cities can lead the way in revitalizing forms of urban citizenship.