Centre for Internet & Society

Wikimedia Education SAARC conference

by Admin - Christ University, Bengaluru

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.

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Train-the-Trainer 2019 at Vishakhapatnam

by Pavan Santhosh - Marriott Hotel, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

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.

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Wikimedia Summit India 2019

by Admin - New Delhi

CIS-A2K team is organizing a two-day Wikimedia Summit event for the participants taking part in the Wikimedia Summit in Berlin.

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Van Bodh Workshop for content development on Forest Resources at Gadchiroli

by Admin - Village Mendha (Lekha) in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra

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".

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Train the Trainer 2018

by Admin - Mysore

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.

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Gender Equality in the Workplace

by Admin - No. 194, 2nd C Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bengaluru 560071

The workshop was conducted by Samvada at the Centre for Internet & Society's office in Bengaluru on November 15, 2017.

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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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