Hey Farhad,

really impressive how you managed to leverage this opportunity. Thank you
for putting in all this effort, it's heart warming to see you and your
colleagues so busy.

Lodewijk

On Sun, Jul 21, 2019 at 1:16 PM Фархад Фаткуллин / Farhad Fatkullin <
f...@yandex.com> wrote:

> Dear colleagues,
>
> Over the course of last 3 months we have:
> * Completed prequalifying & judging Tatar 4.0 contest in partnership with
> World Tatar Youth Forum (Youth wing of World Congress of Tatars ethnic NGO)
> with over 100 participants & 60 school teams writing their first articles
> in ttWP.[1]
> * Publicly launched cooperation with Tatar internet development Fund (NGO)
> during 7th Tatar Literary Marathon closing ceremony.[2]
> * Presented lead regional library with Qur'ans in Spanish, French &
> Romanian on behalf of WUG TAT, Wikimedia RUSSIA & Wikimedia movement (on
> last Friday of Ramadan).[3]
> * Had over 200 people sign-up for Spring 2019 Selet WikiSchool.[4]
> * First CEE Spring in ttWP with over 5 active participants.[5]
> * Our long time partner Selet Youth Foundation signed a cooperation
> agreement with Wikimedia Russia & inviting Russia's and foreign Wikimedians
> to run a Wiki-session during 2019 IT BILER FORUM of theirs.[6] Katherine
> Maher and Jimmy Wales were replaced by Nichole Saad & Amir Aharoni.[7]
> * We agreed with Kazan State Institute for Culture to start Wiki-education
> cooperation around promoting regional cultural heritage on WData, Commons,
> Wpedias, etc.[8]
> * Kazan Federal University's Institute of International Relations
> initiated an MOU with Wikimedia Russia to do similar things around
> activities of Regional Economic Geography & Eurasian Studies (as part of
> mandatory practical internships program for students), also expressing
> potential interest to host a public multilingual WikiClub on their premises
> downtown Kazan.[9]
> * Restarted work with Regional Tourism Authority to move their
> www.visit-tatarstan.com to CC-BY
> * Recent meeting in Tatarstan Presidential Administration resulted in
> Regional Department of Education making a request to be provided with a
> standardized step-by-step guide for elementary and secondary school
> teachers to use Wiki in all subjects taught in various languages (mainly
> Tatar, Russian and English, some other foreign languages as well).[10] I
> was requested to provide first feedback in about a week, so meanwhile
> decided to inquire about possibility of reactivating Russian Vikidia &
> opening one in Tatar.[11] (CC-BY-SA Wiki for 8-13 year olds)
> * Various other leads with Education and Publishing partners.
>
> Next update will be around Wikimania, so I might change the topic as we
> will pass the baton to the 2019 Wikimedian of the Year then :)
> regards,
> farhad
>
>
> [1] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:TATAR_4.0_contest
> [2]
> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:7th_Tatar_Literary_Marathon
> [3]
> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:2019_Library_in_the_Park_in_Kazan
> [4] Spring 2019 Selet WikiSchool Wiki-page - https://w.wiki/3ZS  (in
> Tatar, links to 4 Wiki-trips, 5 Master-classes & 3 practical editing
> sessions over YouTube, some registrations)
> [5] CEE Spring 2019 in ttWP - https://w.wiki/6AN (in Tatar)
> [6]
> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Wiki-program_of_IT_BILER_FORUM
> [7]
> https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikimedia-ru/2019-July/005119.html
> (in English)
> [8] Roadmap for raising awareness on regional Cultural Heritage -
> https://w.wiki/6AC (in Russian) -  to be followed in partnership with
> Kazan State Instute of Culture
> [9] On cooperation with Kazan Federal University Institute of
> International Relations Chair of Regional Economy and Eurasian Studies (in
> Russian)
> https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikimedia-ru/2019-July/005118.html
> [10] July & preceding progress report on Wiki-Tatarstan (in Russian)
> https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikimedia-ru/2019-July/005124.html
> [11] Inquiring on reactivating Russian & starting Tatar Vikidia
> https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikimedia-ru/2019-July/005129.html
> (in English)
>
> --
> Farhad Fatkullin - Фархад Фаткуллин http://sikzn.ru/ Тел.+79274158066 /
> skype:frhdkazan / Wikipedia:frhdkazan / Wikidata:Q34036417
>
>
> 22.04.2019, 19:22, "Фархад Фаткуллин / Farhad Fatkullin" <f...@yandex.com
> >:
> > Regional department of education (elementary & secondary education) &
> Kazan Federal University today received instructions signed by the
> President of Tatarstan on integrating Wikimedia Education Program
> opportunities into the curricula of educational establishments of the
> Republic. I was asked for some guidance on the topic before tonight, so
> prepared what I could in Russian
> https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikimedia-ru/2019-April/005086.html
> > We are in the country with a centralized education system culture, so
> project owner will be the ministry, with Wikimedians serving as
> stakeholders, consultants & guides.
> >
> > On March 1st we fielded 2 speakers for EDU RUSSIA 2019 conference
> >
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/CEE/Newsletter/February_2019/Contents/Russia_report#Wikimedia_movement,_Wikimedia_RU_&_WUG_TAT_activities_presented_at_%C2%ABEDU_RUSSIA_2019%C2%BB_Forum
> >
> > On April 11-12 our Bashkir colleagues (WUG BAK) were invited to speak @
> their regional teachers' conference (photoes & report in Russian -
> https://ru.wikinews.org/wiki/?curid=221169 ) & their regional deputy
> minister recalled our speakers in Kazan
> >
> > Right now our judges are checking some 200 pre-qualified ttWP articles
> created by 67 previously untrained school teams in the framework of Tatar
> 4.0 contest. Prizes provided by local partner, introduction to the contest
> video, Messenger support, participant & article tagging, prequalification &
> assessing on volunteering time. 10 best teams to be publicly awarded at
> Ğabdulla Tuqay memorial event downtown Kazan on April 26.
> > Contest in Tatar - https://tt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Проект:Татар_4.0
> > Lessons learnt in Russian -
> https://ru.wikimedia.org/wiki/Умный_регион/Многоязычие/Татарский/Татар_4.0
> >
> > This all follows our February presentation
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/CEE/Newsletter/February_2019/Contents/Russia_report#Tatarstan_pilot_of_%C2%ABSmart_Region%C2%BB_initiative_presented_to_the_Russian_Federation_Deputy_Prime-Minister
> >
> > regards,
> > farhad
> >
> > --
> > Farhad Fatkullin - Фархад Фаткуллин http://sikzn.ru/ Тел.+79274158066 /
> skype:frhdkazan / Wikipedia:frhdkazan / Wikidata:Q34036417
> >
> > 08.02.2019, 22:23, "Фархад Фаткуллин / Farkhad Fatkullin" <
> f...@yandex.com>:
> >>  Some news:
> >>
> >>  I managed to get vocal approval of the proposal to transfer
> Wiki-competencies to Tatarstan public by Federal Deputy Prime-Minister
> Maxim Akimov and had Regional President Rustam Minnikhanov express his
> invitation to the subject-minister (Vice Prime-Minister of Tatarstan -
> InfoComm minister Roman Shaykhutdinov) to prepare necessary proposals for
> organizing the process in a successful scalable way. I will have to do more
> thinking and writing now so as to try have this implemented first in my
> Republic, then across Russia.
> >>
> >>  I was given less than a minute during pre-Conference tour of the
> project stands prepared by corporations and state enterprises (without
> slides or any visual support), so I had to skim to the very facts and the
> value proposition that would get their attention.
> >>
> >>  On a more tangible side,
> https://ru.wikimedia.org/wiki/Selet_WikiSchool that I started back in
> 2016, will get support from the regional budget & thus expand. Currently
> this is on the shoulders of a team consisting of high-school senior, a
> University freshman and a sophomore/junior from one rural school.
> >>
> >>  regards,
> >>  farhad
> >>
> >>  --
> >>  Farkhad Fatkullin - Фархад Фаткуллин http://sikzn.ru/ Тел.+79274158066 /
> skype:frhdkazan / Wikipedia:frhdkazan
> >>
> >>  17.01.2019, 18:35, "Фархад Фаткуллин / Farkhad Fatkullin" <
> f...@yandex.com>:
> >>>   Dear colleagues,
> >>>
> >>>   You can track my preparation in English @
> https://ru.wikimedia.org/wiki/Умный_регион/05.02.2019/en (date move to
> accommodate VIP participants' schedules).
> >>>
> >>>   I had to skim my original 18 minute text to under 7.
> >>>
> >>>   I intend to touch on most of what had to go via the Slides which
> will accompany my talk.
> >>>
> >>>   Tatar components will be prepared last, as Russian and English are
> best tools for getting feedback from across the Wiki-world.
> >>>
> >>>   regards,
> >>>   farhad
> >>>
> >>>   --
> >>>   Farkhad Fatkullin - Фархад Фаткуллин http://sikzn.ru/ Тел.+79274158066 /
> skype:frhdkazan / Wikipedia:frhdkazan
> >>>
> >>>   14.01.2019, 19:10, "Фархад Фаткуллин / Farkhad Fatkullin" <
> f...@yandex.com>:
> >>>>    Dear colleagues,
> >>>>
> >>>>    This is a heads-up on the fact that on Jan.29 I will be speaking
> in Tatar (with simultaneous interpretation of my words into Russian) at the
> Republic of Tatarstan Ministry for ICT closing conference for 2018 in front
> of the President of the Republic, Russia's Federal minister for ICT,
> members of Tatarstan government, industry & the press, possibly some
> participants from nearby regional ministries.
> >>>>
> >>>>    I will have some 7-10 min to present on
> https://ru.wikimedia.org/wiki/Smart_region , rough English translation
> for the base page completed today.
> >>>>
> >>>>    It will be a basic intro level talk accompanied by slides about
> some  things that can be appropriately mentioned without overburdening the
> public hearing about Wiki-community activities for the first time in their
> lives. I will email you draft text around the end of the week (once I am
> comfortable with it), with some ideas on the slides I will play along my
> speech and a list of recommended follow-on measures.
> >>>>
> >>>>    Expected outcome: Presidential instruction to the Tatarstan
> government to for a cross-departmental working group to study what ICT
> ministry led Wikimedia working group (since August 2018) has came up with &
> look into possible way of integrating this into Tatarstan social life (I
> was offered to formulate it myself today).
> >>>>
> >>>>    Other related Wikimedia Russia news:
> >>>>
> >>>>    * On or around Feb.8, we are to have first follow-on introduction
> of Wikipedia Education Program to wider professors & students' body of
> Kazan Federal University Institute for International Relations, with
> director of which we had a productive meeting on Dec.21, following the
> events described in
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/CEE/Newsletter/December_2018/Contents/Russia_report
> >>>>
> >>>>    * On Feb.28-March 1 we are invited to field speakers for
> http://eduforumkazan.ru/ (attended by Russia's Federal Minister for
> Education and her team)
> >>>>
> >>>>    regards,
> >>>>    farhad
> >>>>
> >>>>    --
> >>>>    Farkhad Fatkullin - Фархад Фаткуллин http://sikzn.ru/ 
> >>>> Тел.+79274158066 /
> skype:frhdkazan / Wikipedia:frhdkazan
> >>>>
> >>>>    05.11.2018, 17:22, "Фархад Фаткуллин / Farkhad Fatkullin" <
> f...@yandex.com>:
> >>>>>     Dear colleagues,
> >>>>>
> >>>>>     Below is my October activities report & description of upcoming
> events
> >>>>>
> >>>>>     1) On Oct.13-14 at
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_CEE_Meeting_2018 we presented
> some of the things we are doing in Russia (FYI: without any WMF grants).
> See details at
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/CEE/Newsletter/October_2018/Contents/Russia_report
> >>>>>
> >>>>>     2) On Oct.20 I had a two hour long meeting with the Deputy head
> of Tatarstan Presidential Adiministration responsible for internal policy
> http://president.tatarstan.ru/eng/apparat/structure?person_id=19792&department_id=49064
> who officially invited me to engage Wikimedia Russia and other Wikimedia
> movement volunteers to develop "Smart wiki-region" roadmap for regional
> authorities throughout the Russian Federation to start learning about the
> Wikimedia movement and understanding how partnering therewith could be of
> mutual interests. This was a follow up of the Oct.1 meeting with Mintimer
> Shaimiev
> https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikimedia-l/2018-October/091151.html,
> but mainly around my last year's musings I finally finished translating
> into English today @
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Frhdkazan/Wiki4RegionalDevt
> >>>>>
> >>>>>     3) On Oct.23 We have started growing the project on WMRU-wiki at
> https://ru.wikimedia.org/wiki/Умный_регион (currently in Russian only),
> using also eponymous thread at [wikimedia-ru] mailing list (last message
> https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikimedia-ru/2018-November/004914.html
> ).
> >>>>>
> >>>>>     4) In mid-November we are expecting to have a presentation of
> the project and our domestic experience
> https://ru.wikimedia.org/wiki/Selet_WikiSchool at the large meeting
> called on by the ex-President of Tatarstan, State Councillor to the
> Republic, UNESCO Special envoy for Intercultural Dialogue Mintimer Shaimiev
> http://shaimiev.tatarstan.ru/eng - with invitation of
> >>>>>     * First Deputy Head of the Tatarstan Presidential Administration
> (
> http://president.tatarstan.ru/eng/apparat/structure?person_id=32&department_id=84096
> ),
> >>>>>     * a large body of regional ministers
> >>>>>     ** Tatar community affairs
> http://prav.tatarstan.ru/eng/pravit/3.htm
> >>>>>     ** Education and science
> http://mon.tatarstan.ru/eng/rukov/minister.htm
> >>>>>     ** ICT http://mic.tatarstan.ru/eng/minister.htm
> >>>>>     ** Culture http://mincult.tatarstan.ru/eng/rukov/minister.htm
> >>>>>     ** Youth affairs
> http://prav.tatarstan.ru/rus/pravit/ministr-min-molodezhi
> >>>>>     * head of regional media holding
> http://tatmedia.tatarstan.ru/eng/director.htm
> >>>>>     * head of the Institute of Tatar encyclopedia
> http://antat.ru/ru/ite/staff/5679/
> >>>>>     * head of the House of Friendship of Nations of Tatarstan
> http://addnt.ru/house/management/director/
> >>>>>
> >>>>>     5) Tomorrow morning I will be meeting with the Vice-Primier -
> Minister for the ICT https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_Shaykhutdinov
> for preliminary discussions, then my high-school senior Timerkhan
> https://tt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Кулланучы:Тимерхан will assist him the next
> day at the preparatory meeting with
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mintimer_Shaimiev.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>     6) I didn't yet have time to think in detail about the potential
> schedule or invited participants of the first public Wiki-seminar in
> Tatarstan, meant to expose locals to the Wikimedia movement and its best
> practices even if only via the video-conference (which I mentioned in the
> previous update), because I am doing this in between of my rather demanding
> work and some limited family life. The topic will most likely surface among
> other things tomorrow.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>     regards,
> >>>>>     farhad
> >>>>>
> >>>>>     --
> >>>>>     Farkhad Fatkullin - Фархад Фаткуллин http://sikzn.ru/ 
> >>>>> Тел.+79274158066 /
> skype:frhdkazan / Wikipedia:frhdkazan
> >>>>>
> >>>>>     04.10.2018, 08:32, "Pine W" <wiki.p...@gmail.com>:
> >>>>>>      Hi Farhad,
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>      I'm very impressed with your successes so far.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>      My main concern is how much of this you seem to be doing by
> yourself. I
> >>>>>>      hope that you have a group of people who are collaborating
> with you so that
> >>>>>>      you don't feel responsible for doing everything personally,
> and that you
> >>>>>>      aren't putting yourself into personal financial difficulty due
> to the
> >>>>>>      amount of time that you're spending on Wikimedia activities.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>      Regarding which people would be good to invite to a
> conference, I think
> >>>>>>      that GLAM and educational organizations would be natural
> partners so I
> >>>>>>      suggest starting with them.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>      WMF might be willing to provide you with some advice and/or
> funding for
> >>>>>>      GLAM or education related work if you request it, although the
> wait times
> >>>>>>      for WMF "Rapid Grants" funding seem to have become lengthy, so
> I suggest
> >>>>>>      that if you want funding from that program that you should
> request it at
> >>>>>>      least two full months in advance and not rely on receiving it
> in time for
> >>>>>>      any particular deadline.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>      I'm glad to hear that you're participating in Wikimedia CEE
> and I hope that
> >>>>>>      the affiliates in that group can provide you with good advice.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>      Best wishes,
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>      Pine
> >>>>>>      ( https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Pine )
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