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October 2015

Cultures of Credit: Interdisciplinary and Comparative Perspectives on Financial Exclusion

9th October 2015 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Humanities Research Institute,
34 Gell Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 7QY United Kingdom
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This is the launch event for the ‘Cultures of Credit’ White Rose Interdisciplinary Research Network. The network will consider contemporary and historical experiences of personal credit in comparative and interdisciplinary perspective.

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November 2015

“Cultures of Debt Resistance”

24th November 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ARRC Auditorium,
Alcuin College, University of York
York, United Kingdom
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Dr. Johnna Montgomerie Lecturer in Economics Deputy Director Political Economy Research Centre Goldsmiths, University of London   This paper explores the politicisation of indebtedness through everyday forms of resistance. Building on from primary research on the multifaceted ways in which household debt is becoming essential to social protection and participation, this paper is engages with the different types of resistance imagined at the individual and household-level as well as the wider economy and society to cope with the protracted process…

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April 2016

Cultures of Credit: One-Day Workshop on Financial Exclusion, University of Leeds, 22 April 2016

22nd April 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Leeds University Business School,
Leeds, United Kingdom

Interdisciplinary and Comparative Perspectives on Financial Exclusion 9.30-4.00pm, Friday 22 April 2016, Leeds University Business School, Western Lecture Theatre Teaching Room G.06, https://goo.gl/maps/V8Lt2YJp6VD2.   A one-day workshop on the theme of financial exclusion, exploring how different cultures of credit are linked to specific social identities of class, gender, ethnicity. What are the social and cultural determinants of financial exclusion? Are the marginalized responsible for their own exclusion or are they victims of the system? Is inclusion into mainstream financial institutions necessarily beneficial for the marginalized? What…

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