Author Archives: jkbharris

About jkbharris

Living in Cairo.

Central Asia Horse Diplomacy

Live document, with some fun photos, here. English translation below. Soon after I arrived in Kazakhstan last Spring, I wandered around the Native Lands exhibition at Almaty’s Kasteev Museum. The exhibition assembled a stunning collection of photos taken over one … Continue reading

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Almaty

Now that we’ve been living in Almaty for several months, I suppose it’s time to add in some Almaty content. We miss Cairo, but, to be honest, it’s not the end of the world to leave behind the chaos of … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Revolution

These are exciting times in Egypt. This page includes a variety of ‘snapshots’ of what the Revolution looked like at various points since things started in January 2011. During the Revolution’s first year I developed several pieces summarizing key threads … Continue reading

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Cairo Writing

Changing public attitudes toward garbage in Cairo: raising awareness of the cultural barriers towards ending Cairo’s garbage problem. Daring to Care: I have three chapters in the recently published book of chapters written pre-revolution edited in order to summarize post-revolution … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review

Alezba Garden: child friendly rural retreat on the outskirts of Cairo. Amar El Sham: a wonderful Syrian sohour place during Ramadan, now its own reastaurant near the Sofitel in Zamalek. Americani Resto: authentic Thai food–perhaps too authentic–catering to the Thai student … Continue reading

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The Gezira Club: A rough guide

Gezira Club. This link directs you to a document my dear friend Nevette and I wrote some time ago.  It’s intended as an introduction to all the glorious things on offer in the club.  Things may need to be updated; … Continue reading

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The rest

Commercial Viability of POU Water Purification Technologies: My 2005 dissertation from Oxford University examining if inexpensive point-of-use water purification devises can be dissiminated via a commercial mechanism.  It was published by the WHO. Radical environment shift: An environmental call to … Continue reading

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