FKA Podcast Series

Welcome to the documentation page for the FKA podcast series. This page serves as a central hub for information related to the podcast, its episodes, contributors, and related resources.

About the Podcast edit

The FKA (Free Knowledge Africa) Podcast takes you on a captivating journey through the world of accessible education and knowledge empowerment on the African continent. The Podcast explores the inspiring stories and transformative initiatives of Free Knowledge Africa (FKA). In each episode, we sit down with FKA's visionary founders, dedicated team members, and inspiring beneficiaries to unravel the organization's profound impact. Discover the driving force behind FKA. The FKA Podcast Series discusses the Open Movement, Wikimedia, and the world of accessible education and knowledge empowerment on the African continent.

Mission Statement edit

This Podcast Series aims to Educate, Inform, and Advocate for Open Access in GLAM and Cultural Heritage Institutions in Africa

Audience edit

This podcast is targeted at

  • Individuals
  • GLAM Institutions (Gallery, Library, Archives and Museum)
  • Cultural Heritage Institutions (CHIs)
  • Everyone interested in the Open Movement

Episodes edit

Episode Title Release date Summary Watch/ Listen
One Who we are and what we do at Free Knowledge Africa 5th August, 2023 This episode gives an overview of who Free Knowledge Africa is, and what they stand for. YouTube

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Two What we have done at Free Knowledge Africa 19th August, 2023 This episode gives an overview of the past and present projects carried out by Free Knowledge Africa YouTube

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Three Preserving our African Cultural Heritage collections through Digitization 1st September, 2023 This episode discusses ways by which digitization plays a huge role in preserving cultural heritage materials in Africa YouTube

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Four Open GLAM advocacy carried out in Plateau State 15th September, 2023 This episode discusses the advocacy project earlier carried out in Plateau State, Nigeria. Its challenges and Successes YouTube

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Five Open licensing as a tool for promoting access to GLAM collections in Africa 29th September, 2023 This episode discusses the open licensing tools and takes a deep dive into the Creative Commons Licenses, their advantages, and how creatives could use them YouTube

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Six What is the Public Domain? 13th October, 2023 This episode discusses the Public Domain scene in Nigeria, how to identify works in the Public Domain, and how works enter the Public Domain in Nigeria YouTube

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Seven Collaborating for Open GLAM Impact 27th October, 2023 This episode delves into the dynamic world of collaborative partnerships that are driving impactful change within the GLAM sector across Africa YouTube

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Contributors edit