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My Journey as OpenCon Organizer in Nairobi: Advocating for Open Access, Open Data and Open Education

Guest blog post by Lillian Juma Open Access is a movement and for a movement’s impact to be felt, solidarity amongst individuals and institutions is crucial. Let our voices be louder than ever before. I am the OpenCon/Open Access advocate, Lilian Juma. This is about my journey as the OpenCon conference organizer in Kenya. Today also […]

Toward context-sensitive openness: how understanding multicultural conceptions of openness can help us better apply it

Guest blog post by: Hani Morsi Hani Morsi is a doctoral candidate at the Institute of Development Studies at University of Sussex, UK. He is interested in issues at the intersection of technology, knowledge and politics. He blogs at http://p2pdemocracy.com and tweets @hanimorsi. Summary:  ‘Openness’ assumes equal access and opportunity; but not all cultures may […]