Seduced and Betrayed: Exposing the Contemporary Microfinance Phenomenon

  Event Date: 25 January 2018 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7JL The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research and Birkbeck Gender & Sexuality (BiGS) present: Seduced and Betrayed: Exposing the Contemporary Microfinance Phenomenon Speakers: Milford Bateman, Juraj Dobrila University of Pula, Croatia Kate Maclean, Birkbeck, University of London, UK Microfinance began as …

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Gendering Representations of the Financial Crisis

In this seminar – the first of a BIGS series on Gender and Austerity – Louise Owen and Kate Maclean discuss their work on gendering representations of the financial crisis, with a focus on popular culture responses to this notoriously complex event, that has – some have argued – constituted a coup d’état.