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Net Neutrality across South Asia Dec 12, 2015 from 11:00 AM to 05:00 PM Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, by Prasad Krishna
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) and the Observer Research Foundation in association with Centre for Global Communication Studies, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennnsylvania and Internet Policy Observatory is organizing this event at the Observer Research Foundation's office in New Delhi from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on December 12, 2015.
Consultation on 'Digital Futures of Indian Languages' Dec 12, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM The Centre for Internet and Society, No. 194, 2nd 'C' Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560071 (opposite Domlur Club and very near to TERI complex), by Sumandro Chattapadhyay
A consultation on 'digital futures of Indian languages' will be held at the CIS office in Bangalore on December 12, 2015, to generate ideas and structure the Indian languages focus area of the CSCS Digital Innovation Fund (CDIF). It is being led by Dr. Tejaswini Niranjana, Centre for the Study of Culture and Society (CSCS), and Tanveer Hasan, A2K programme at CIS; and is supported by CDIF.
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.
Sau Dhuni Teen Project: December Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at Women's Studies Centre, University of Pune Dec 03, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM by Abhinav Garule
As part of the "Sau Dhuni Teen Project" a multilingual Wikipedia edit-a-thon is being organised at the Women's Studies Centre, University of Pune.
Bangalore Chapter Meet - DSCI Dec 01, 2015 from 02:30 PM to 05:30 PM The Centre for Internet & Society, No.194, 2nd 'C' Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560071 (Near to TERI Complex and Domlur Club), by Prasad Krishna
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) is glad to host the Bangalore Chapter Meet of DSCI on Tuesday, December 1, 2015, from 2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.
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
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.
Launch of Silicon Plateau Vol-1 Nov 27, 2015 from 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM T.A.J. Residency, No. 21 (New No. 53), 2nd Cross, Wheeler Road Extension, Cooke Town, Bangalore, 560084, by Sumandro Chattapadhyay
Please join us on Friday, November 27, 2015 at 6.30 pm for the book launch of Silicon Plateau Vol-1.
Big Data in the Global South International Workshop from Nov 16, 2015 08:30 AM to Nov 17, 2015 05:00 PM Hotel Windsor Florida, Rua Ferreira Viana, Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, by Prasad Krishna
Institute for Technology and Society of Rio de Janeiro welcomes you to an international workshop on Big Data at Hotel Windsor Florida, Rua Ferreira Viana, Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on November 16 and 17, 2015. Open Society Foundations and British Embassy Brasilia are sponsors for the event. The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) is a research partner. Sunil Abraham, Pranesh Prakash and Vipul Kharbanda will be speaking at this event.
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
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.
Communication Rights in the Age of Digital Technology Oct 30, 2015 from 11:00 AM to 05:00 PM Deck Suite Hall, 5th Floor, Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, Near Air Force Bal Bharti School, New Delhi - 110003, by rakesh
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) invites you to a conference to discuss the evolution of privacy and surveillance in India on Friday, October 30, 2015 at Deck Suite Hall, 5th Floor, Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, Near Air Force Bal Bharti School, New Delhi - 110003, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cyber Security Policy Research Oct 18, 2015 from 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM The Centre for Internet & Society, G15, Hauz Khas, Near G Block Market, Next to Crunch, New Delhi, 110016, by Prasad Krishna
Tim Maurer will give a presentation on cybersecurity policy research at the Centre for Internet & Society's New Delhi office on October 18, 2015, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Geetha Hariharan and Sunil Abraham will participate in this event.
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
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.
Mini Unconference on Openness in Development, Bangalore Oct 01, 2015 from 04:30 PM to 08:00 PM No.37 Crescent Road, Near Race Course, Opp. Mallige Hospital, High Grounds, Bangalore 560001, by Prasad Krishna
Singapore Internet Research Centre and the Centre for Internet & Society are partnering together to hold a mini unconference session on Openness in Development on Day 2 of SIRCA III workshop.
Bangalore Chapter Meet of DSCI Sep 26, 2015 from 02:30 PM to 05:30 PM The Centre for Internet & Society, No.194, 2nd 'C' Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560071 (Near to TERI Complex and Domlur Club), by Sunil Abraham
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) will host the Bangalore Chapter Meeting of Data Security Council of India (DSCI) on September 26, 2015 at its Bangalore office in Domlur. The event will be held from 2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.
Software Freedom Day 2015, Bengaluru Sep 19, 2015 from 03:00 PM to 06:00 PM Centre for Internet and Society, 194, 2nd C Cross, Domlur 2nd Stage, Bengaluru 560071, by Subhashish Panigrahi
We are celebrating Software Freedom Day in Bengaluru this 19 September 2015. Time & Date: 3 pm, 19 September 2015 Venue: Centre for Internet and Society, 194, 2nd C Cross, Domlur 2nd Stage, Bengaluru 560071
Seminar on "Empowering Marathi Schools", Pune Sep 13, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM S. M. Joshi Sabhagriha, Pune, by Abhinav Garule
A full day seminar is scheduled to be organised to address the issue of the gradual decline of Marathi schools in Maharashtra. CIS-A2K member Abhinav Garule will be attending the event to share how teachers could encourage students to contribute to Marathi Wikipedia.
Digital Security Workshop for Journalists and Human Rights Workers Sep 04, 2015 from 02:00 PM to 06:00 PM CIS Office, 194, 2-C Cross, Domlur Stage 2, Bengaluru, by Pranesh Prakash
"Sau Dhuni Teen" project: Wikipedia workshop in TISS, Mumbai from Aug 22, 2015 12:00 AM to Aug 24, 2015 12:00 AM Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai, by Abhinav Garule
A two-day multilingual Wikipedia workshop is being planned to be organised at the Women's Studies Department of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai during the 22nd through the 24th August.
Wikipedia Workshop in the Theme of "Sau Dhuni Teen" in Pune University from Aug 20, 2015 09:30 AM to Aug 21, 2015 05:30 PM Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune, by Abhinav Garule
A Wikipedia workshop is being planned to be organised in the Srimati Savitribai Phule Pune University on the 20th August 2015. Under the scope of “Sau Dhuni Teen” project, the workshop is focused on building resources in Indian languages for women's studies on Wikipedia and equip its participants with the rudiments of contributing to Wikipedia, and to introduce it as a concept to them.
Edit-a-thon to improve Kannada-language science-related Wikipedia articles from Aug 20, 2015 12:00 AM to Sep 20, 2015 12:00 AM District Institute of Education & Training, Rajarajeshwari Nagar, Bengaluru, by U.B.Pavanaja
A Kannada Wikipedia edit-a-thon is planned to improve science-related articles that are part of the Government of Karnataka's high school syllabus.

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