Makers + Science cafés + Makerspaces ?

From Timbuktu Chronicles Tue Jan 8 2013, 06:00:00

Gameli Adzaho a member of Ghana Makers suggests that "The Science Cafe Model could be a good way to engage local artisans in the maker movement" sounds like a promising idea. Esther Nakkazi in SciDev highlights the bridge building potential of of Science cafés.

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Science cafés are modeled on the cafés philosophiques that French philosopher Marc Sautet developed in Paris in the 1990s to take philosophical discussions into French coffee houses. Later, science journalist Duncan Dallas adapted the concept to create science cafés in the United Kingdom in 1998.

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