Centre for Internet & Society

Talk on bringing 1000 books about the culture of Maharashtra on Marathi Wikipedia

by Subhashish Panigrahi - The Energy Resources Institute(TERI), near Domlur Club, Domlur, Bangalore 560071

Maharashtra Granthottejak Sanstha, a Pune based non-profit that was founded in Justice Mahadev Govind Ranade and colleagues in 1894, has recently announced to digitise their 1000 volumes of books centred around Peshwa culture. A discussion about digitising these books and making them available online on Marathi Wikisource is being organised on December 1 at the Energy Resources Institute(TERI), Bengaluru. Avinash Chaphekar, Joint Secretary of MGS will be addressing this talk.

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Workshop on Digital Annotation and Content Generation with research scholars in Pune

by Abhinav Garule - KSP Women’s Studies Centre, Pune

The Centre for Indian Languages in Higher Education (CILHE) is conducting a two-day workshop on Digital Annotation and Content Generation with research scholars at KSP Women’s Studies Centre, Pune on October 30-31, 2015.

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Wikipedia workshop at Sinhgad Institute of Technology and Science, Pune

by Abhinav Garule - Sinhgad Institute of Technology and Science, Opp. Bank of Maharashtra, Narhe, Pune

The goal of this Wikipedia workshop is to increase awareness about Wikipedia and equip its participants with the rudiments of contributing to Wikipedia, and to introduce it as a concept to them. The participants will be learn about Wikipedia and its sister projects. Furthermore, they will be encouraged to contribute in these projects.

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Tulu Wikipedia edit-a-thon in Mangalore

by U.B.Pavanaja -

This edit-a-thon is aimed to encourage more Tulu speakers to contribute to Tulu Wikipedia which is currently in incubator. The edit-a-thon is being organised by the Tulu Wikimedia community in Mangalore.

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Telugu Wikipedia edit-a-thon at Annamacharya library to preserve rare Telugu literature text

by Rahmanuddin Shaikh - Andhra Loyola College, Vijaywada

Telugu Wikipedia Community and the Centre for Internet & Society are conducting the Annamaya Library edit-a-thon on August 6, 2015 at Andhra Loyola College, Vijaywada.

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Odia Wikipedia Turning 13 this June 3

by Subhashish Panigrahi - Institute of Physics, Sachivalaya Marg, Sainik School PO, Gajapati Nagar, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 751005

The Odia Wikipedia is turning 13 this June 3. To celebrate this long time of the editor community's tireless effort to make it to the largest Odia-language online encyclopedia an event is being organised in Odisha' capital Bhubaneswar. Centre for Internet and Society's Access To Knowledge (CIS-A2K) is proudly sponsoring for this event. Subhashish Panigrahi and Rahmanuddin Shaik are representing CIS at this event.

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Train the Trainer Program

by Prasad Krishna - CEO Centre, Dodda Gubbi, Banglaore

The Centre for Internet and Society's Access to Knowledge team (CIS-A2K) welcomes you to attend the "Train the Trainer Program" in Bangalore.

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Poesis in the Information Age: Language and its Limit[ation]s

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

Alec Schachner, an independent scholar, translator, multi-genre musician and sound artist will give a talk on the limits/limitations of languages at the Centre for Internet & Society's office on January 30, 2015 at 5 p.m.

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Odia Wikisource Sabha 2014

by Prasad Krishna - Jayadev Bhawan, Bhubaneswar

The Odia Wikimedia community, a volunteer community that contributes to Odia Wikipedia and its sister projects, in collaboration with the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS), a Bengaluru based non-profit that works in domains like IP reforms, Accessibility, Access to Knowledge (CIS-A2K), etc. are celebrating the launch of Odia Wikisource on November 28, 2014 at Jayadev Bhawan, Bhubaneswar.

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Ada Lovelace Edit-a-thon 2014

by Prasad Krishna - Urban Solace

A Wikipedia edit-a-thon is being held at Urban Solace on October 14, 2014 from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. The event is being organized by IndiaBioScience in partnership with the Centre for Internet and Society's Access to Knowledge (CIS-A2K) team. CIS-A2K will conduct the first three edit-a-thons.

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