Keith Hart's Blog – December 2009 Archive (3)

Against Culturalism

Joana Breidenbach and Pál Nyíri have just published a book, Seeing Culture Everywhere: From Genocide to Consumer Habits, (Washington University Presss, 2009).

In an excerpt from a note on the book, they write:

>In his book Foreign News, anthropologist Ulf Hannerz lamented the inability of anthropologists – the professional students of human cultures – to respond adequately to… Continue

Added by Keith Hart on December 30, 2009 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

Diep Salute from Global Studio

Global Studio (established 2005) is a place based action research program where international students, academics and professionals come together with local universities, local government , NGOs and CBOs to collaborate with disadvantaged communities.

GS grew out of the work of the UN Millennium Project Task Force on Improving the Lives of Slum Dwellers (2002-04) with founding partners… Continue

Added by Keith Hart on December 20, 2009 at 1:48pm — No Comments

The Periodic Table of World Internet Facts

The periodic table has been produced by Jonathan Gosier, CEO of an African startup in Kampala, Uganda, Appfrica International. It is available as a hi res image or as a poster.

About a quarter of the world's population is currently online. Each block contains a country's name, rank (and sequential order of the chart), place… Continue

Added by Keith Hart on December 15, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments


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