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Manuel Castells University of Southern California
John Friedmann University of British Columbia
Sir Peter Hall University College London
Saskia Sassen Columbia University
Sir Nigel Thrift University of Warwick

Peter Taylor (Northumbria)

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David Bassens (Brussels)
Jon Beaverstock (Bristol)
Martijn Burger (Rotterdam)
Ben Derudder (Leuven)
James Faulconbridge (Lancaster)
John Harrison (Loughborough)
Michael Hoyler (Loughborough)
Xingjian Liu (Hong Kong)
Zachary Neal (Michigan State)
Kathy Pain (Reading)
Christof Parnreiter (Hamburg)
Allan Watson (Loughborough)
Frank Witlox (Ghent)

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