Libraries as Community Memory: Modalities of Preserving Indigenous Knowledge for Posterity

Niall McNulty was recently in Kenya, running a workshop on ‘Libraries as Community Memory’  for the National Museums of Kenya, in collaboration with the Goethe Institut Nairobi. Click here to download the presentation … Click here to download the paper (presented at SCECSAL 2012) …

The Final Report of the Ulwazi Schools Project

Through funding assistance from the Goethe Institut the Ulwazi Programme was rolled out to township and rural schools in a bid to create opportunities to enhance ICT skills among the youth and generate interest in their own history and culture. The School’s project was run at four township and rural schools – with McNulty Consulting […]

SCECSAL 2012: Impressions of invited experts

Niall McNulty attended SCECSAL 2012 in Nairobi, Kenya earlier this year as an invited expert, hosted by the Goethe Institut. His – and the other invited participants – thoughts on the conference our published online at the Goethe Institut website: “A stand out session at the conference for me was the presentation by Ellen Tise […]

Niall McNulty in the New Scientist

Niall McNulty was interviewed in the June issue of the New Scientist magazine, for an article ‘An app for folklore’ that examines how digital technologies are used to preserve cultural knowledge for future generations. “As mobile devices become ubiquitous in Africa, the need for this type of regional and language-specific content, and the tangible link […]