Annual Report 2019

Open AIR Annual Report 2019 Cover
This year the Open AIR network moved into a new phase of research. Following an internal self-evaluation and an independent external...

Inclusive Trade in Africa: The African Continental Free Trade Area in...

Four Open AIR Steering Committee members from two different hubs, authored a chapter on the new African Continetal Free Trade Area.

Power Relations, Innovation, Scaling, and Knowledge Governance at Three Egyptian Tech...

Authored by: Nagham ElHoussamy, Nadine Weheba, and Nagla Rizk Abstract: This Working Paper offers an initial exploration of...

Contextualizing Openness

Contextualizing Openness , published by University of Ottawa Press and edited by Leslie Chan et al, offers a fascinating look at Open...

The Cambridge Handbook of Copyright in Street Art and Graffiti

Tobias Schonwetter and Bram van Wiele contributed a chapter in The Cambridge Handbook of Copyright in Street Art and Graffiti, examining how...

Cyber Law in Kenya

Isaac Rutenberg’s publication co-authored with Michael Murungi, Cyber Law in Kenya (2nd edition), was published in March 2019. This book is a...

Complexities of Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship by Two Indigenous Organisations...

Authored by: Britta Rutert and Cath Traynor Abstract:  In this Working Paper, we present our findings in respect...

Human Rights, Digital Society and the Law

This book explores the main fundamental issues and practical dimensions related to the safeguarding of human rights in the internet, which are at the focus of current academic debates.

The Maker Movement Across North Africa (Arabic)

نغم الحسامي ونجلاء رزق Authored by: Nagham El Houssamy and Dr. Nagla Rizk

Genetic Resources, Justice and Reconciliation: Canada and Global Access and Benefit...

Edited by: Chidi Oguamanam. When the oral history of a medicinal plant as a genetic resource is used to develop a blockbuster drug, how is the contribution of Indigenous Peoples recognized in research and commercialization? What other ethical, legal, and policy issues come into play? Is it accurate for countries to self-identify as users or providers of genetic resources?