Sebastian Strangio: Is Microfinance Pushing The World’s Poorest Even Deeper Into Poverty? | The New Republic.
December 14, 2011—CSWS Associate Director Lamia Karim quoted in The New Republic:
…“Skepticism of microfinance and its benefits, meanwhile, has migrated to the academy as well. Lamia Karim, an anthropologist at the University of Oregon and the author of […]
UO Today #473: Lamia Karim
UO Today week of August 8, 2011:
Lamia Karim, Anthropology and Associate Director of CSWS, discusses her forthcoming book Microfinance and Its Discontents: Women in Debt in Bangladesh, the first feminist critique of the much-lauded microcredit process in Bangladesh. She describes the adverse effects of the microcredit system. Watch it online.
March 8, 2011: Court Upholds Yunus Sacking from Grameen — Wall Street Journal (A high court in Bangladesh Tuesday upheld a central bank decision last week that Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus must resign as head of the microfinance bank he founded, intensifying a struggle between Mr. Yunus and the government of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh […]
Listen to UO anthropology professor Lamia Karim on NPR’s All Things Considered:
Lamia Karim, associate professor of the University of Oregon Department of Anthropology and associate director of the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society, was interviewed March 2 on NPR for her expertise on microfinance and the Grameen Bank. The story, titled […]
[ July 19, 2011; 9:00 am to 10:00 am. ] Cultural anthropologist Lamia Karim, author of Microfinance and Its Discontents: Women in Debt in Bangladesh (University of Minnesota Press, 2011), will be interviewed Tuesday, July 19, from 9–10 a.m. on The Jefferson Exchange <www.jeffersonexchange.org>—a live interview and listener call-in program of Jefferson Public Radio’s News & Information Service, which broadcasts on a 10-station network across […]