Centre for Internet & Society

Odia Wikipedia and Orientation Training Programme

by Prasad Krishna - Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Dhenkanal

An Odia Wikipedia orientation and training programme is being organized by the Centre for Internet & Society's (CIS-A2K) team on 31 January 2017 at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Dhenkanal in Odisha.

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Seminar on Rethinking Copyright and Licensing for Digital Publishing Today (Delhi, January 23)

by Anubha Sinha - The Centre for Internet and Society, First floor, B 1/8, Hauz Khas, near G block market, after Crunch, New Delhi, 110016

Against the backdrop of a growing global and domestic digital publishing industry on one hand and the recent judgment by the Delhi High Court that upheld the education exception to reproduction of academic and literary works, Pro Helvetia - Swiss Arts Council, Goethe-Institut Max Mueller Bhavan New Delhi, and the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) are organising a seminar to discuss and reflect on the relevance and functions of copyright and licensing within the transforming market practices and legal structures of the publishing industry today.

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Wikipedia WikiMeetup at Bangalore

by Prasad Krishna - The Centre for Internet & Society, No.194, 2nd, 'C' Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560071 (Near Domlur Club and TERI Complex)

Bangalore based Wikipedians will gather for a meeting at the Centre for Internet and Society on Sunday, August 14, 2016 at 3.00 p.m.

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Tools orientation session for Telugu Wikimedians of Hyderabad

by Pavan Santhosh S. - Golden Threshold, Abids, Hyderabad

A tools orientation session is being organised on July 10 at Hyderabad during the regular monthly meetup. Telugu Wikimedians who would be interested to learn about advanced editing tools like citation templates and Twinkle are welcome to join.

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Wikipedia edit-a-thon at TEDSummit 2016, Banff, Canada

by Abhinav Garule -

The TEDSummit 2016, an annual conference of the TED community, is taking place during June 26-30, 2016 at Banff, Canada. Wikimedians Netha Hussain, Ayyappadas along with Abhinav Garule, Programme Associate, CIS-A2K will be conducting a 90-minute long workshop to educate the participants through Wikipedia's guidelines and help them write their first articles.

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Train the Trainer 2016

by Prasad Krishna - No. 194, 2nd 'C' Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bengaluru, 560071 (near TERI and Domlur Club)

The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS-A2K) team is organizing the Train the Trainer programme at its office in Bengaluru from June 15 to 17, 2016.

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Tulu Wikipedia Editathon to Improve Quality of Articles in Tulu Wikipedia

by Prasad Krishna - Shri Ramakrishna

The Centre for Internet & Society's Access to Knowledge team (CIS-A2K) organized a Wikipedia editathon for improving Tulu Wikipedia. Dr. U.B. Pavanaja conducted the sessions.

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IP Meetup #02: Prabir Purkayastha on the CRI Guidelines and software patenting in India

by Anubha Sinha - The Centre for Internet and Society, B 1/8, Near Crunch Gym, Hauz Khas, Delhi, 110016

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Digitisation sprint at Andhra Loyola College Vijayawada to bring more books on Telugu Wikisource

by Pavan Santhosh - Andhra Loyola College, Off Eluru Road, Behind Vinayak Theater, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh 520008

This 12th, A digitisation sprint is being organised for student Wikipedians of Andhra Loyola College Vijayawada. Students will learn about scanning books, will use OCR engine and digitise books on Telugu Wikisource. The event is organised by CIS-A2K where Telugu Wikimedian Viswanadh will be participating to mentor the new Wikimedians.

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IP Meetup #01: Prof. Biswajit Dhar on 'Intellectual Property issues: The Way Forward post Nairobi WTO Ministerial'

by Anubha Sinha - The Centre for Internet and Society, B 1/8, Near Crunch Gym, Hauz Khas, Delhi, 110016

Prof. Biswajit Dhar will deliver a short talk on what the WTO Nairobi Ministerial means for intellectual property issues, and the way forward, on Sunday, February 7, 2016 at the Centre for Internet & Society's Delhi office, at 4 p.m.

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