More Than Just a Map

How can we think critically about maps when conducting research and investigations?

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This content is produced by Tactical Tech's Exposing the Invisible project, and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International license

Voice Over : Cassie Cladis

Featuring: Luca Mazzali

Music: Wael Eskandar

Graphics: Paulina Rams

Text adaptation and contributions: Laurence Ivil, Laura Ranca, Wael Eskandar, Lieke Ploeger

Video production by Laurence Ivil


Additional images: 1997 illustration of the Kowloon Walled City by Japanese researchers led by anthropologist Kani Hioraki (published in Daizukai Kyuryujo, 1997), Prachaya Roekdeethaweesab/Image used under license from

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This video series is part of the Collaborative and Investigative Journalism Initiative (CIJI) project co-funded by the European Commission under the Pilot Project: "Supporting investigative journalism and media freedom in the EU" (DG CONNECT), September 2021 - August 2022

The content reflects the speaker’s views and the Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information it contains.

First published on March 22, 2023

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