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Book Launch: “OUR MONEY OUR LIVES: Microcredit and Women’s Empowerment in Cross Cultural Perspective”

October 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Please join the editors of the newly published book, OUR MONEY OUR LIVES: Microcredit and Women's Empowerment in Cross Cultural Perspective

 
This volume explores how a potentially empowering, inclusive instrument of social policy such as microcredit unfolds in the global arena in a variety of cultural settings. Its contributors come from several continents and engage in sharp debates on the objectives, principles, and practices deriving lessons from diverse forms of micro-finance.
Presenters
  • Bidyut Mohanty, Head of Womens Studies, Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi
  • Victor Faessel, Associate Director, Mellichamp Initiative on 21st Century Global Dynamics, UCSB
 Discussants
  • Eileen Boris, Hull Professor of Feminist Studies, UCSB
  • Richard P. Appelbaum, Professor Emeritus, Global Studies, UCSB

Moderated by Mark Juergensmeyer, Professor of Global Studies, UCSB

Lunch catered by Three Pickles.

A project of and sponsored by the Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies

 

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Date:
October 9
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Venue

Girvetz 2320
Girvetz Hall, University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, 93106 United States
Phone:
(805) 893-6087
Website:
https://orfaleacenter.ucsb.edu

Organizer

Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies
Website:
orfaleacenter.ucsb.edu