[KwartzLab] Fw: [KwartzBoD] Research on Community, Collective, DIY and Activist Spaces in North America
dscassel at gmail.com
Thu Jan 26 10:57:29 EST 2012
It's worth pointing out that this survey would seem to apply to other
community-oriented spaces like The Working Center or the KWWWCC.
On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 8:43 AM, Andrew Mackie <amackie0556 at rogers.com> wrote:
> Hi all. I'm forwarding on a hackerspaces questionnaire link from a York U
> student. I took it, it seems pretty legitimate. If you want to speak your
> mind on what Kwartzlab means to you, go for it!
> ----- Forwarded Message -----
> From: Michael K. <ecomike at yorku.ca>
> Sent: Tuesday, January 24, 2012 12:40:11 PM
> Subject: [KwartzBoD] Research on Community, Collective, DIY and Activist
> Spaces in North America
> My name is Michael Kenny and I am a student at York University's
> Faculty of Environmental Studies. I am beginning my thesis work on
> Community, Collective, DIY and Activist
> Spaces in North America space in North America, including both current
> and former spaces.
> I am hoping that those involved with your space will be able to assist
> me with my research.
> I will be taking an multi-disciplinary approach to my analysis on
> these spaces, this includes the creation of a practical
> guide for those interested in starting such spaces. Some topics that
> will be covered in my analysis include failures and
> successes from these spaces throughout North America, financial and
> legal considerations, benefits, and space usage.
> I am looking for those who are currently involved with the operations
> of your space and/or those who were involved in the founding of your
> space to complete my survey - please go ahead and complete it yourself
> and send it to anyone else involved. The survey takes between 15-30
> minutes depending on how detailed your answers are.
> My survey can be found here:
> It will remain up until the end of January 2012.
> If you have any questions regarding my survey or my research, I can be
> reached by email at the above address. I will also be happy to send
> you a copy of my research if requested.
> Kind regards,
> Michael Kenny
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