June, 2012

Stories from June, 2012

June 30, 2012

Pre-Summit Academic Workshop Underway

For the first time during a Global Voices Summit we're hosting an academic workshop called “Digital Media and Disruptive Publics”. David Faris of the Meta-Activism Project relates the first day of events.

Photos: Global Voices Pre-Summit Internal Meeting

For three days in the run up to the Global Voices Summit 2012 in Nairobi, Kenya, our community has been meeting in private to discuss issues and ideas relating to Global Voices. To learn more about this process please see this longer post, but otherwise enjoy these images of Global Voices members meeting face-to-face!

June 29, 2012

Kenyan Bloggers Competition: Meet the Winners

Global Voices offered six bloggers based in Kenya the opportunity to attend the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2012 for free. To compete for one of the six spots, Kenyan bloggers had to write a blog post on the topic "How citizen media can help ensure peaceful elections in Kenya in 2012-13."

June 28, 2012

Before the Summit, We Meet in Private

In the three days leading up to the Global Voices Summit, around 160 authors, editors, translators and others involved in the daily operation of Global Voices will be gathering in private for an internal meeting.

June 26, 2012

Introducing the Swahili for Summiteers Guide

Ready for The Global Voices Summit 2012? A small Working Group of Global Voices authors and editors spent the last few days working on this little treat: the "Swahili for Summiteers Guide". Download and enjoy!

June 20, 2012

What it Means to Have the Global Voices Summit Here in Nairobi

On July 2-4, 2012 the Global Voices fraternity together with their global partners, citizen media enthusiasts and audience will coalesce around the Pride Inn Hotel Nairobi Kenya. Without doubt: this exciting, exhilarating and edifying event has been anticipated by many with much enthusiasm!