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METAPHORS OF ECONOMIC LIFE: FLUIDS, GHOSTS, FOOD, AND OTHER FINANCIAL BODIES
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Reviewed By: American Ethnological Society
Thursday, December 4, 2014: 2:30 PM-4:15 PM

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This session would be of particular interest to:
Practicing and Applied Anthropologists, Students
Organizers:  Caroline Schuster (The Australian National University) and Sohini Kar (London School of Economics and Political Science)
Chairs:  Anke Schwittay (University of Sussex, UK)
Discussants:  Kath Weston (University of Virginia)
2:30 PM
Embodied Performances: Microfinance Tourism in Chennai, India
Anke Schwittay (University of Sussex, UK)
2:45 PM
3:15 PM
Haunting the Books: Financial Afterlives and Accounting for the Past in Indian Microfinance
Sohini Kar (London School of Economics and Political Science)
3:30 PM
Riding Paraguay’s Credit Bicycle: Financial Movement, Cyclicality, and Pedaling Debt
Caroline Schuster (Harvard University and The Australian National University)
3:45 PM
Discussant
Kath Weston (University of Virginia)
4:00 PM
Discussion