Category Archives: Helsinki-Beirut

Results from the Suomenlinna workshop!

Last wednesday, the 12th of March, was our last session for the NMTS study project. It has been a long study project, spanning the autumn and spring semesters. It was also full of ups and downs, with the political situation … Continue reading

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Suomenlinna WS

2 days intensive WS at Suomenlinna led by Anna, Nina and Fransisco, with Alt City group (David, Akshay, Katharina) and MENA group (Doreen, Andreas, Pirkka, and Pouyan). Lots of talk, ideas, doodles, computer work, music, food, relay running competition, some … Continue reading

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Beirut comes to Helsinki!

The situation in Lebanon being what it is, we did not receive the aproaval from our university to take the trip we had planned to Beirut. Needless to say, this was a serious blow :((( However, we have the pleasure … Continue reading

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Spring semester starts!

Vesa, Laura, Akshay, Pouyan, Merja, Katharina, Andreas, Pirkka and hopefully Sasha are continuing with  our Helsinki-Beirut work in the NMTS study project! Our first meeting took place on 15.1 and we already got down to thinking of interesting concepts for … Continue reading

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What we have been up to

It is November already and our study project is coming closer to the “fields” where we aim to make an intervention. In this post I will make links to some of the materials that our guests and us have been … Continue reading

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Assignment: cases from Helsinki

  4.11.2013: For this session, please come to the class with your choice of case study (you can have a list of different ones). During class, we will discuss them and create working groups and choose which case study will … Continue reading

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Starting!

It was nice to see you yesterday (14.10) and hope to see next time those who could not make it! Do remember that attendance is obligatory. As mentioned yesterday, if, for some force majeure, you can’t make it, please inform … Continue reading

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Meet Anna and Nina

Anna Asikainen and Nina Martin are key people for this year’s study project #Helsinki/Beirut. They will help us coordinating the study project and guiding the students throughout the course, especially with regards to the activities and project work done in … Continue reading

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Fall 2013 Reading list

Most of the sessions are accompanied by a reading list. Usually 2-4 obligatory articles and some suggested additional readings. We will be updating the list here, check it before each session. Participants should: 1) read before each session ALL the … Continue reading

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Case 2013-2014: Helsinki-Beirut!

This Autumn and Spring semester, we will explore the role of digital tools in civic society — ranging from social media to digital fabrication and emergent production and collaboration modes, such as Do It Yourself, Do It with Others, hacker … Continue reading

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