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Blog Entry Launch of Assamese Wikipedia Education Program at Guwahati University
by Nitika Tandon published Oct 22, 2012 last modified Jul 26, 2013 11:43 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
The Assamese Wikipedia community has shown a rapid growth in the past six months from 20 active editors in January 2012 to 29 active editors in June 2012. The absolute numbers might seem low but in terms of percentages its an overwhelming increment of 45 per cent.
Located in Openness / Blog
Blog Entry Launch of Public Juris (An Online Archive of Legal Resources)
by Aparna Balachandran published Nov 10, 2008 last modified Apr 24, 2015 12:07 PM — filed under: , ,
Aparna Balachandran, Rochelle Pinto, and Abhijit Bhattacharya announce the launch of Public Juris, an online archive of legal resources.
Located in RAW / / Blogs / We, the Cyborgs: Challenges for the Future of being Human
Locating Internets: Histories of the Internet(s) in India — Research Training and Curriculum Workshop: Call for Participation
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 11, 2011 last modified Jul 21, 2011 06:00 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Deadline for submission: 26th July 2011-06-08; When: 19th - 22nd August, 2011; Where: Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT) University, Ahmedabad; Organised by: Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore and CEPT University, Ahmedabad. Please Note: Travel support is only available for domestic travel within India.
Located in Research / Conferences & Workshops / Conference Blogs
Blog Entry Malayalam Wikipedia Education Program: August to October Updates
by Shiju Alex published Oct 29, 2012 last modified Nov 09, 2012 06:18 PM — filed under: , , , ,
Three months back, I wrote a blog post (http://blog.wikimedia.org/2012/07/06/wikipedia-education-a-model-from-malayalam-wikipedia/) about the inauguration of the Wikipedia education program in Malayalam Wikipedia. This program is the first of its kind in an Indic language, and Malayalam community is doing the program in collaboration with the [email protected], a project of the Department of General Education, Government of Kerala, setup in 2001, to foster the IT education in schools.
Located in Openness / Blog
Maps for Making Change - The First Workshop
by Anja Kovacs published Dec 02, 2009 last modified Oct 05, 2015 03:09 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
In this first workshop in a series of three, participants will think through the potential of mapping in the context of a project that they have suggested in their application and the preparations they need to make to make these ideas a reality.
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Blog Entry Maps for Making Change Kicks Off, and You Can Get Involved!
by Anja Kovacs published Dec 02, 2009 last modified Oct 05, 2015 03:03 PM — filed under: , , , ,
A first in India, Maps for Making Change explores the use of geographical mapping techniques to support struggles for social justice in India. On 3 December, the project officially kicks off during a one-day workshop in Delhi. But even if you can not be there with us in Delhi, there are ways to get involved.
Located in Advocacy / Other Advocacy
Blog Entry Marathi Wiki Workshop at Tata Institute of Social Sciences
by Nitika Tandon published Dec 08, 2012 last modified Feb 04, 2013 04:55 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The Centre for Indian Languages in Higher Education at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai is taking up a number of activities and conducting workshops focusing on Indian languages across cities. A series of workshops in Marathi, Kannada and Bangla have been planned with Wikipedia sessions in each of these events.
Located in Openness / Blog
Blog Entry Marathi Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at Dalit Mahila Vikas Mandal, Satara
by Subodh Kulkarni published Oct 24, 2017 — filed under: , , , , , ,
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
National IG Mechanisms – Looking at Some Key Design Issues
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 01, 2012 last modified Dec 09, 2012 12:50 AM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society is coorganizing this workshop along with Brazilian Internet Steering Committee, Institute for System Analysis, Russian Academy of Sciences, et.al., at the seventh Internet Governance Forum 2012 in Azerbaijan. The workshop will be held in Conference Room 4, from 2.30 p.m. to 4.00 p.m. Pranesh Prakash is a panelist for this workshop.
Located in Internet Governance
Blog Entry Odia Wikipedia Community Brings Wikipedia Education Program to IIMC, Dhenkanal
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Feb 28, 2013 last modified Aug 23, 2013 02:01 PM — filed under: , , , ,
The Odia Wikipedia community collaborated with the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Dhenkanal and hosted a pilot Odia Wikipedia Education Program. The program began in November 2012 and got over by January 2013. Sixteen student wikipedians signed up and took part in editing more than a dozen articles on Odia Wikipedia.
Located in Openness / Blog