Lamia Karim receives Wenner-Gren Foundation research grant

CSWS faculty affiliate Lamia Karim, an associate professor in the University of Oregon Department of Anthropology, received a Post-Ph.D. Research Grant from the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research to conduct ethnographic research on post-industrial workers in the global apparel industry in Bangladesh.

Her project is entitled “After Work: Life in the Shadows of Capital in Bangladesh.”

Professor Karim recently completed a year in Berlin, Germany, as a 2016-17 Fellow at the International Research Center “Work and Human Lifecycle in Global History” at Humboldt University.

A former associate director at the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society, she is the author of Microfinance and Its Discontents: Women in Debt in Bangladesh (University of Minnesota Press).