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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
February 12, 2016 — 14:00 Andhra Loyola College, Off Eluru Road, Behind Vinayak Theater, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh 520008

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.

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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
February 07, 2016 — 15:30 The Centre for Internet and Society, B 1/8, Near Crunch Gym, Hauz Khas, Delhi, 110016

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.

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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
January 25, 2016 — 00:00 India

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.

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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
January 12, 2016 — 00:00 Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh

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.

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English and Telugu Wikipedia edit-a-thon in Hyderabad

Dec 20, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM by Pavan Santosh
December 20, 2015 — 10:00

After a long time, a collaborative Telugu and English Wikipedia edit-a-thon is being organised in Hyderabad on December 20.

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Odia Wikimedia community meetup at Cuttack

Dec 03, 2015 from 10:10 AM to 12:00 PM by Sailesh Patnaik
December 03, 2015 — 10:10

Odia Wikimedians are planning to gather in Cuttack and discuss about future project ideas for the community.

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

Dec 01, 2015 from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM The Energy Resources Institute(TERI), near Domlur Club, Domlur, Bangalore 560071, by Subhashish Panigrahi
December 01, 2015 — 10:30 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

from Oct 30, 2015 11:00 AM to Oct 31, 2015 05:00 PM KSP Women’s Studies Centre, Pune, by Abhinav Garule
October 30, 2015 — 11:00 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

Oct 09, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM Sinhgad Institute of Technology and Science, Opp. Bank of Maharashtra, Narhe, Pune, by Abhinav Garule
October 09, 2015 — 10:00 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

from Aug 14, 2015 12:00 AM to Aug 16, 2015 12:00 AM by U.B.Pavanaja
August 14, 2015 — 00:00

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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