Centre for Internet & Society

Mini TTT and MWT held in Kolkata

by Tito Dutta

A regional version of Train The Trainer and MediaWiki Training was recently conducted in Kolkata.

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Preliminary research result on Wikipedia gender gap in India

by Ting-Yi Chang

Since June 2016, Ting-Yi Chang from the University of Toronto has worked with the CIS-A2K team to conduct action research on the Wikipedia gender gap in India. The research aims to improve the understanding of the gender gap (imbalance) issue in the Indian Wikipedia communities while examining local interventions.

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Continuing community engagement: Communities of interest and Quarrying

by Manasa Rao

In telling the stories of Indian Wikipedians, we bring to you the story of Dr. Diptanshu Das, a doctor and avid Wikipedian, working with WikiProject Medicine who recently approached CIS-A2K with a technical request.

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34th SCCR: CIS Statement on the Proposal for Analysis of Copyright Related to the Digital Environment

by Anubha Sinha

Anubha Sinha, attending the 34th Session of the World Intellectual Property Organization (“WIPO”) Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (“SCCR”) at Geneva from 1 May, 2017 to 5 May, 2017, made this statement during the discussion on the Proposal for Analysis of Copyright Related to the Digital Environment.

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34th SCCR: CIS Statement on the Discussion on Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries and Archives

by Anubha Sinha

Anubha Sinha, attending the 34th Session of the World Intellectual Property Organization (“WIPO”) Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (“SCCR”) at Geneva from 1 May, 2017 to 5 May, 2017, made this statement during the discussion on limitations and exceptions for libraries and archives.

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Marathi Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at Savitribai Phule Mahila Ekatma Samaj Mandal, Aurangabad

by Subodh Kulkarni

A Marathi Wikipedia edit-a-thon was conducted at Savitribai Phule Mahila Ekatma Samaj Mandal in Aurangabad

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Sambad 100 Women Edit-a-thon

by Ting Yi Chang and Sailesh Patnaik

A two-day 100 Women Edit-a-thon was held on March 18 and 19, 2017 in collaboration with Odisha’s biggest newspaper publisher Sambad. The event was inspired by BBC’s 100 Women series and edit-a-thons with the same name in December 2016. More than 20 female journalists participated and registered as new Odia Wikipedians. The event served as a highlight of the Women’s History Month in Indian language Wikipedias as well as in the global movement.

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Google-translated Telugu articles prioritisation exercise: February iteration

by Pavan Santhosh

The February iteration of the Google-translated Telugu articles prioritisation exercise took place online.

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Odia Wikipedia: Sambalpur University Workshop

by Sailesh Patnaik

An Odia Wikipedia orientation-cum-workshop program was organised for the students of Sambalpur University on 27 November, 2016.

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Odia Wikipedia Workshop in IIMC, Dhenkanal

by Sailesh Patnaik

An Odia Wikipedia Workshop was conducted at IIMC, Dhenkanal on 31 January, 2017

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