Posts Tagged: Hub Blog

In Media Res: Ubiquitous video, local humiliation, networked dignity

Late last year I curated a week of posts for In Media Res, a superb project that brings anthropologists together to talk about online video.  Writing fascinatingly alongside me were Sarah Van Deusen Phillips, Melissa Gira-Grant and Leshu Torchin.  Here’s

In Media Res: Ubiquitous video, local humiliation, networked dignity

Late last year I curated a week of posts for In Media Res, a superb project that brings anthropologists together to talk about online video.  Writing fascinatingly alongside me were Sarah Van Deusen Phillips, Melissa Gira-Grant and Leshu Torchin.  Here’s

Kenya: Landmark Ruling on Indigenous Land Rights

[Cross-posted from the WITNESS Hub Blog.] In a landmark ruling on February 4th, the African Union has condemned the expulsion of the Endorois people from their land in Kenya.  The African Union’s General Assembly adopted a May 2009 decision by the African

Kenya: Landmark Ruling on Indigenous Land Rights

[Cross-posted from the WITNESS Hub Blog.] In a landmark ruling on February 4th, the African Union has condemned the expulsion of the Endorois people from their land in Kenya.  The African Union’s General Assembly adopted a May 2009 decision by the African

Haiti Earthquake – video and resources

We’re not tracking the Haiti earthquake ourselves, but here are a few links to those who are… – CitizenTube’s rolling playlist of Haiti videos on YouTube – The NYT’s list of those tracking the earthquake on Twitter – Reuters Alertnet’s live blog –

Haiti Earthquake – video and resources

We’re not tracking the Haiti earthquake ourselves, but here are a few links to those who are… – CitizenTube’s rolling playlist of Haiti videos on YouTube – The NYT’s list of those tracking the earthquake on Twitter – Reuters Alertnet’s live blog –

Google Unmuzzles Itself In China

[Cross-posted from the WITNESS Hub Blog.] Google has received brickbats a-plenty for its stance in China, where, in order to be permitted to operate by the Chinese government, the search company agreed to censor particular “sensitive” search results – Tiananmen,

Google Unmuzzles Itself In China

[Cross-posted from the WITNESS Hub Blog.] Google has received brickbats a-plenty for its stance in China, where, in order to be permitted to operate by the Chinese government, the search company agreed to censor particular “sensitive” search results – Tiananmen,

Bahrain: video testimony of abuses

As the latest Editor’s Picks on the Hub show, evidence is emerging of continuing abuses against individuals and human rights defenders in Bahrain. Through these testimonies (in Arabic) individuals report serious mistreatment, abuse and injury at the hands of the

Bahrain: video testimony of abuses

As the latest Editor’s Picks on the Hub show, evidence is emerging of continuing abuses against individuals and human rights defenders in Bahrain. Through these testimonies (in Arabic) individuals report serious mistreatment, abuse and injury at the hands of the