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Rethinking “Untapped” Value: Gender and Predatory Inclusion in India and Beyond

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January 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

U of G Johnston Winter

Smitha Radhakrishnan, Luella LaMer Professor of Women’s Studies and Professor of Sociology, Wellesley College.

The seminar will examine how the Indian microfinance industry leverages “success stories” of women clients to legitimize the unfair terms on which working class women are drawn into India’s microfinance industry.

Professor Radhakrishnan is author of Making Women Pay: Microfinance in Urban India (Duke University Press 2022) and Appropriately Indian: Gender and Culture in a Transnational Class (Duke University Press 2011).

Presented by: Canada India Research Centre for Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE), Department of Sociology and Anthropology (SOAN), and Guelph Institute of Development Studies (GIDS)

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Venue

MacKinnon Building
87 Trent Lane
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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Additional Info

Email
indiaresearch-L@uoguelph.ca 
Room Number
019
Event is open to
U of G students, U of G faculty and staff, The public