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Debt and Financial Scarcity
20 Feb. 2020 -
15:00 - 17:00
Conference Room

Debt as Biopolitics

NIAS Seminar

Maria Kaika, Professor in Urban Regional and Environmental Planning at the University of Amsterdam will hold a seminar on her research project that centers around debt.

Debt as Biopolitics

1) Which changes in actors and socio-cultural practices catalyzed increase in household debt?
2) What is the everyday impact of debt defaults along gendered, racialised and class/social status lines (deterioration in health, community and family relations, homelessness etc)?
3) What are the community family and personal practices developed to curtail debt defaults?

About NIAS Seminars

NIAS Seminars are aimed to stimulate scientific cross-pollination within the NIAS academic community. Attendance is by invitation only.