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Wikimedia Asia Meeting
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 10, 2013 last modified Aug 29, 2013 10:14 AM — filed under: , , ,
T.Vishnu Vardhan and Subhashish Panigrahi from the Access to Knowledge team at CIS participated in the Wikimedia Asia meeting in Hong Kong on August 10, 2013.
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Wikimedia Bangalore Meetup @ Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 14, 2013 — filed under: , , , ,
The Access to Knowledge team of the Centre for Internet & Society in partnership with Wikispeed and NASSCOM is organizing meetup at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore on February 25, 2013 at 2.00 p.m. Vishnu Vardhan will speak on the Access to Knowledge program.
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Wikimedia Diversity Conference
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 09, 2013 last modified Dec 02, 2013 06:40 AM — filed under: , , ,
T.Vishnu Vardhan participated in the conference organized by the German Wikipedia community in Berlin (GLS Campus) on November 9 and 10, 2013. He presented on So Many Languages- Challenges and Opportunities for the Wikimedia Movement in India and also led a Round-up session on Geographic diversity and Language pluralism on Wikimedia.
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Wikimedia Foundation awards grant to Centre for Internet and Society to expand Access to Knowledge in India
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 02, 2012 — filed under:
We are pleased to announce that the Wikimedia Foundation has approved a grant to the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) in Bangalore to expand their Access to Knowledge program in India.
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Blog Entry Wikimedia Technical Workshop at Savitribai Phule Pune University
by Manasa Rao published Nov 29, 2017 last modified Dec 19, 2017 04:03 PM — filed under: , , , , , ,
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Wikipedia Academy in Mangalore
by Radha Rao published Aug 21, 2009 last modified Apr 02, 2011 03:20 PM — filed under:
The one-day workshop will focus on the use of Indian languages in Wikipedia, editing and its application in academics.
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Wikipedia and Free Culture
by Sanchia de Souza published Nov 21, 2008 last modified Oct 21, 2011 08:31 AM — filed under:
Bangalore International Centre, in collaboration with the Centre for Internet and Society, hosts a discussion focusing on Wikipedia and free culture, with Jimmy Wales (Founder, Wikipedia) and Sue Gardner (Wikimedia Foundation)
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Wikipedia at Avenir
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 11, 2013 — filed under: , , ,
A 4 hours Wikipedia event at Avenir, 2013 is being held at Netaji Subhash Engineering College, Kolkata, West Bengal on 11th March 2013. The Centre for Internet and Society is supporting this event.
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Blog Entry Wikipedia at Forefront in Christ University
by Syed Muzammiluddin published Jan 29, 2014 last modified Feb 04, 2014 05:08 AM — filed under: , , ,
Wikipedia has entered Indian undergraduate language classroom in Christ University, Bangalore. Recently the Access to Knowledge team from the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS-A2K) organized a series of events in Christ University. This blog post provides a brief analysis of the outcome.
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Wikipedia boom in Marathi, Malayalam and other desi languages
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 01, 2013 — filed under: , , ,
A vibrant vernacular Wikipedia seems to be taking root in India. In the last eight months, the number of Wikipedia entries has grown substantially in 20 Indian languages, says a study by the Bangalore-based Centre for Internet and Society (CIS).
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