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Social Innovation in Cities
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Social Innovation in Cities

City administrations are facing a whole range of challenges on the social, environmental and economic fronts. New competences are being transferred…
30 June 2015URBACT
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Learn from Nairobi - What makes a city a hub for innovation?
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Learn from Nairobi - What makes a city a hub for innovation?

This event was hosted by SIX, Amani Institute and Hivos in Nairobi, Kenya during May 27-29, 2015 to explore what makes a city a 'hub' for innovation…
SIX
24 June 2015
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Lab Practice: creating spaces for social change
Capacity Building

Lab Practice: creating spaces for social change

How to organise and run a social lab? Lab Practice aims to share experiences from doing a social lab with elderly people in Amsteldorp by sharing me…
17 June 2015Kennisland
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The Last Mile: The Smart City Meets Social Innovation
Capacity Building

The Last Mile: The Smart City Meets Social Innovation

As part of Society of Computers and Law's series of articles on Smart Cities, Rob Procter describes a vision for the smart city – more open and mo…
12 June 2015Rob Proctor
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Asean Impact Challenge
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Asean Impact Challenge

ASEAN Impact Challenge is an initiative to encourage, empower and support change driven social innovators and entrepreneurs within the region. South…
11 June 2015Scope Group
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Call for contributions: mapping the social city
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Call for contributions: mapping the social city

Social Life and the Social Innovation Exchange (SIX) are excited to open a call for contributions for a new crowd-sourced mapping project, the first…
8 June 2015Social Life & SIX
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Lab Notes - June 2015 Edition
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Lab Notes - June 2015 Edition

Brought to you by Nesta, GovLab, MaRS, MindLab and SIX; Lab Notes is a loose network of labs, units and teams working to support public sector innov…
SIX
2 June 2015
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Taking part: participatory art and the emerging civil society in Hong Kong
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Taking part: participatory art and the emerging civil society in Hong Kong

As civil society grows in post-colonial Hong Kong, participatory art has registered a heightened local consciousness, the desire to be autonomous an…
1 June 2015Stephanie Cheung, University of the Arts London
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Inside India’s Smart Cities
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Inside India’s Smart Cities

Of all the bars in the world…. This story starts in a bar. But not just any old bar. It’s a rooftop open-air number, straddling an uber-modern g…
28 May 2015Eddy Adams
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Geek Heresy: Rescuing Social Change from the Cult of Technology
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Geek Heresy: Rescuing Social Change from the Cult of Technology

In 2004, Kentaro Toyama, an award-winning computer scientist, moved to India to start a new research group for Microsoft. Its mission: to explore no…
26 May 2015Kentaro Toyama
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