Ainur Begim: "How to Retire Like a Soviet Person: Informal Finance, Gender, and Kinship in Financialized Kazakhstan"
Welcome to a departmental seminar featuring Post doctoral fellow Ainur Begim, Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo.
After the seminar, coffee and snacks are served in our lunch room. The event is open to all, no registration required.
Copyright: University of Oslo
Ainur Begim is a sociocultural anthropologist with research and teaching interests in economic and political antropology, finance, natural resources, entrepreneurship, gender, Eurasia and Norway. Her first book project, supported by the US National Science Foundation, concerns financial markets, oil politics, and the state in the former Soviet Union. Aina received her B.A. from Bates College, an M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Anthropology from Yale University. In 2016-2017 she was a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Russian and East European Studies and the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to graduate studies, Aina worked as a credit analyst on Wall Street.