Browsing All Posts filed under »Egypt«

Blog Action Day: Thoughts on Ushahidi and Hope

October 15, 2012

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This blogpost is dedicated to activists using the Ushahidi platform. With this blogpost I wish to open up for an alternative view on successful deployments. It is written as a contribution to Blog Action Day 2012: “The Power of We”.  Intro In the fall of 2011, I was in Cairo, Egypt and Nairobi, Kenya to […]

Podcast: Technology that Empowers!

December 1, 2011

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[Published on Global Voices] In this edition of the Global Voices podcast you can hear how women in Egypt are using technology to fight harassment, and what our Global Voices authors and editors got up to at the Mozilla Festival in London. We also mark World Aids Day by speaking to HIV/AIDS activists in Kenya […]

Photos: Alex & Cairo in Colors

November 10, 2011

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I travelled to Egypt to make interviews and record audio for my thesis  – meanwhile, there are so many beautiful corners and neighborhoods in Cairo and Alexandria worth capturing. Here are some of my favorite snapshots. Photos by Maria Grabowski Kjær

Reporting from the Field # 3: Notes and Quotes from Cairo

November 9, 2011

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‘Reporting from the Field’ is a series of posts relating to my fieldwork in the fall of 2011. The fieldwork is a part of my Master in Social Anthropology from the University of Copenhagen, and the final thesis will be completed in early 2013. The posts are part of a research- and analyzing process and […]

Reporting from the Field # 2: Moving to the Ground

November 8, 2011

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‘Reporting from the Field’ is a series of posts relating to my fieldwork in the fall of 2011. The fieldwork is a part of my Master in Social Anthropology from the University of Copenhagen, and the final thesis will be completed in early 2013. The posts are part of a research- and analyzing process and […]

Reporting from the Field # 1: Background of Study

November 7, 2011

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‘Reporting from the Field’ is a series of posts relating to my fieldwork in the fall of 2011. The fieldwork is a part of my Master in Social Anthropology from the University of Copenhagen, and the final thesis will be completed in early 2013. The posts are part of a research- and analyzing process and […]

Podcast: Ripple effects of the Arab Uprisings

September 1, 2011

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[Published on Global Voices] In this edition of the Global Voices Podcast you can hear about the ripple effect of the Arab uprisings, find out what it is to be a digital mentor, and talk through some of the ideas that make up a good code of ethics. First, a reminder of what happened earlier […]