Angela Okune

AOk. Affects.

Especially when I was in Nairobi, perhaps as a result of the worries of my interlocutors regarding government surveillance, I felt growing wariness about publishing openly. I became...Read more

AOk. PECE design logics.

All members of the group have the permissions needed to upload artifacts but this often seems overly laborious, especially since many of the artifacts are first shared on a WhatsApp...Read more

AOk. Durable data storage.

  1. While the archive was initially imagined as digitally storing ethnographic data that is relevant for researchers in Nairobi/Kenya, the archive has been thus far used less for this

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AOk. Commercial encroachment.

This archive was designed against the growing commercial encroachment of public knowledge commons. I saw open research data (governance) as an incredibly important and time-sensitive...Read more

AOk. Towards Decolonial Knowledge Infrastructures in KE

Yes, definitely. The archive provides the technical scaffolding for articulating ourselves as a community of scholar activists / activist scholars interested in exploring what it might look...Read more

Okune, Angela. 2021. Draft Preface to "Sociotechnical Scaffolding for a Third Space: The Research Data KE Working Group."

This is the draft preface to a collaborative dissertation chapter reflecting on the Research Data KE Working Group (forthcoming). This is shared in advance of the June 10, 2021 CfE Para-Site event.Read more

AOk. Hoped-for Users | Hoping for users

  • The main users are probably researchers who have collected data in/about Kenya. They may be based outside of Kenya but would like to “repatriate” their data to so that those in Kenya

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AOk. Discoverability.

Much of my personal research materials are open and available to be re-used under CC licenses. There are a few completely private spaces (where I am the only person that has access to...Read more

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