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Worry that data access does not lead to citizen activation/engagement

Kim asked the group: "What do you worry about related to open data in Kenya... Tell me a little bit about what would be a disappointing result, 10 years from now with open data...Read more

Learning from Nairobi

Something Kim said - about Nairobi being an important site to learn from given that many in the US may be forced to go into the more informal economy, etc. - reminded me of a twist of that point...Read more

Transcript: Panel 1 at Archiving Kenya's Past and Futures

Transcript of Panel 1 Discussion at "Archiving Kenya’s Past and Futures: Stewardship and Care of Research Data"

November 12, 2019

Venue: McMillan Library

Moderator: Leonida Mutuku

Speakers:

Leah Komen

Joyce Wangari

John Osogo...Read more

Kabari, A. (2019, January 7). Don’t raise your voice here. Medium.

This is the public post published in July 20, 2017 by Angela Kabari, the woman who went public with the allegation of sexual harassment against the Ushahidi Executive Director. The post includes detailed documentation including a transcript of the sexual harassment and her statement on the...Read more

Mwangi, E. (2010). Between imagination and delusion: Cosmopolitan postcolonial critique in Ken Walibora’s Ndoto ya Amerika [The American Dream]. Journal of Postcolonial Writing, 46(2), 125–137.

AO: This article by Mwangi analyses the late Ken Walibora's "Ndoto ya Amerika", arguing that it promotes “rooted cosmopolitanism” as a framework for literary and political development.Read more

Okune. 2015. Notes on being researched while working at iHub.

I stumbled across this document, which I had created in 2015, on my computer today [Oct 2020] and decided it was a nice artifact to upload to RDS as "fieldnotes" of a few out of many more experiences as a research subject. These were just two of many innumerable times I participated in somebody'...Read more

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