Centre for Internet & Society

Wikimedia Education SAARC conference from Jun 20, 2019 09:00 AM to Jun 22, 2019 04:00 PM Christ University, Bengaluru, by Admin
Centre for Internet & Society's Access to Knowledge team (CIS-A2K) happy to announce that, Wikimedia Education SAARC conference 2019 programme submissions (proposals) are open from today, 25 April 2019. Deadline for applying for scholarship is 20 May 2019. The conference organized by Christ University in association with CIS-A2K will be held from 20 - 22 June 2019 at Christ University in Bengaluru. The event is being co-organized by Wikimedia Foundation and Wikipedia & Education User Group.
Train-the-Trainer 2019 at Vishakhapatnam from May 31, 2019 02:10 AM to Jun 02, 2019 02:05 PM Marriott Hotel, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, by Pavan Santhosh
Train-the-trainer 2019 (TTT 2019), residential training program to groom leadership among the Indian Wikimedia community members, is going to happen in Visakhapatnam during 31 May, 1 and 2 June 2019 at Fairfield by Marriott Hotel at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
Wikimedia Summit India 2019 from Mar 16, 2019 09:30 AM to Mar 17, 2019 02:30 PM New Delhi, by Admin
CIS-A2K team is organizing a two-day Wikimedia Summit event for the participants taking part in the Wikimedia Summit in Berlin.
Van Bodh Workshop for content development on Forest Resources at Gadchiroli from Oct 02, 2018 10:00 AM to Oct 05, 2018 05:30 PM Village Mendha (Lekha) in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, by Admin
CIS-A2K has collaborated with Tribal Research and Training Institute (TRTI) to facilitate development of Open knowledge resources on Community Forest Resource and content development in Wikimedia projects with community participation. These contents will become a part of "Van Bodh Knowledge repository".
Train the Trainer 2018 from Jan 26, 2018 10:00 AM to Jan 28, 2018 05:00 PM Mysore, by Admin
We are delighted to inform that the Train-the-Trainer (TTT) 2018 programme organised by CIS-A2K will be held from 26-28 January 2018, in Mysore, Karnataka, India.
Gender Equality in the Workplace Nov 15, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM No. 194, 2nd C Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bengaluru 560071, by Admin
The workshop was conducted by Samvada at the Centre for Internet & Society's office in Bengaluru on November 15, 2017.
Odia Wikipedia and Orientation Training Programme Jan 31, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Dhenkanal, by Prasad Krishna
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.
Seminar on Rethinking Copyright and Licensing for Digital Publishing Today (Delhi, January 23) Jan 23, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM The Centre for Internet and Society, First floor, B 1/8, Hauz Khas, near G block market, after Crunch, New Delhi, 110016, by Anubha Sinha
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.
Wikipedia WikiMeetup at Bangalore Aug 14, 2016 from 03:00 PM to 06:00 PM The Centre for Internet & Society, No.194, 2nd, 'C' Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560071 (Near Domlur Club and TERI Complex), by Prasad Krishna
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.
Tools orientation session for Telugu Wikimedians of Hyderabad Jul 10, 2016 from 03:30 PM to 04:30 PM Golden Threshold, Abids, Hyderabad, by Pavan Santhosh S.
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.
Wikipedia edit-a-thon at TEDSummit 2016, Banff, Canada Jun 29, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM 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.
Train the Trainer 2016 from Jun 15, 2016 10:00 AM to Jun 17, 2016 05:30 PM No. 194, 2nd 'C' Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bengaluru, 560071 (near TERI and Domlur Club), by Prasad Krishna
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.
Tulu Wikipedia Editathon to Improve Quality of Articles in Tulu Wikipedia from Apr 26, 2016 10:00 AM to Apr 30, 2016 05:00 PM Shri Ramakrishna, by Prasad Krishna
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.
IP Meetup #02: Prabir Purkayastha on the CRI Guidelines and software patenting in India Mar 20, 2016 from 03:30 PM to 06:00 PM The Centre for Internet and Society, B 1/8, Near Crunch Gym, Hauz Khas, Delhi, 110016 , by Anubha Sinha
Digitisation sprint at Andhra Loyola College Vijayawada to bring more books on Telugu Wikisource from Feb 12, 2016 02:00 PM to Feb 14, 2016 03:00 PM Andhra Loyola College, Off Eluru Road, Behind Vinayak Theater, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh 520008, by Pavan Santhosh
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.
IP Meetup #01: Prof. Biswajit Dhar on 'Intellectual Property issues: The Way Forward post Nairobi WTO Ministerial' Feb 07, 2016 from 03:30 PM to 06:00 PM The Centre for Internet and Society, B 1/8, Near Crunch Gym, Hauz Khas, Delhi, 110016, by Anubha Sinha
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.
Geographical Indications in India Edit-a-thon from Jan 25, 2016 12:00 AM to Jan 31, 2016 11:55 PM India, by Prasad Krishna
Between 25 January and 31 January 2016, CIS-A2K is organizing an edit-a-thon to celebrate India's republic day. The goal of this edit-a-thon is to create and improve Geographical Indications articles.
Telugu Wikipedia Education Program at Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada from Jan 12, 2016 12:00 AM to Jan 13, 2016 12:00 AM Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, by Pavan Santosh
In collaboration with Andhra Loyola College (ALC), Vijayawada, Access to Knowledge programme (CIS-A2K) of the Centre for Internet and Society is opening up a Wikipedia Digital Centre in the college so that students and local Wikimedians could grow Wikipedia and other Wikimedia content in Telugu and other Indian languages. To begin with this, a two-day long Wikipedia Education Program is also being initiated which will continue to grow further by expanding local content on Wikipedia.
English and Telugu Wikipedia edit-a-thon in Hyderabad Dec 20, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM by Pavan Santosh
After a long time, a collaborative Telugu and English Wikipedia edit-a-thon is being organised in Hyderabad on December 20.
Odia Wikimedia community meetup at Cuttack Dec 03, 2015 from 10:10 AM to 12:00 PM by Sailesh Patnaik
Odia Wikimedians are planning to gather in Cuttack and discuss about future project ideas for the community.