Greetings! 

Welcome to the October 2012 Wikipedia newsletter from
the Access to Knowledge [1] team of the Centre for Internet & Society!


# Education Program Updates 

        * Launch of Assamese Wikipedia
Education Program at Guwahati University [2] (by Nitika Tandon, October
22, 2012).
        * Malayalam Wikipedia Education Program: August to October
Updates [3] (by Shiju Alex, October 29, 2012).
        * Gujarat Wikipedia
Education Program: Rajkot [4] (by Noopur Raval, October 31, 2012).
        *
Gujarati Wikipedia Article Competition - 10 schools, 200 students, 20
articles on Gujarati Wikipedia [5] (by Noopur Raval, October 31,
2012).

# Workshop Reports 

        * Bengaluru: A Hub for Kannada and
Sanskrit Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects! [6] (by Subhashish
Panigrahi, October 16, 2012).
        * Wikipedia workshop @ Inmantec College,
Ghaziabad [7] (by Nitika Tandon, October 19, 2012).
        * Bridging Gender
Gap in Pune: WikiWomenDay 2012 Celebrated with Success! [8] (by
Subhashish Panigrahi, PAI International Learning Solutions, Azam Campus,
Pune, October 28, 2012).
        * First Pune Odia Wikipedia Organized! [9]
(by Subhashish Panigrahi, October 31, 2012).

# Event Organised 

        *
Wikipedia Hackathon at BITS [10] Hyderabad (organized by CIS - A2K team
and BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad, October 26 - 27, 2012).

# Press Coverage 


        * Odisha: Odia Wikipedia workshop organized in Pune to promote Odia
language [11] (OdishaDiary.com, October 31, 2012).

# Team Updates 

        *
The A2K team [12] consists of three members based in Delhi: Nitika
Tandon [13], Subhashish Panigrahi [14] and Noopur Raval [15].
        * We are
seeking applications for the post of Programme Director [16] (Access to
Knowledge) for New Delhi office.
        * Shiju Alex [17], Programme Manager,
Access to Knowledge is leaving the organisation. November 16, 2012 will
be his last working day. We wish him success in all his future
endeavours.

About CIS [18]
CIS was registered as a society in Bangalore
in 2008. As an independent, non-profit research organisation, it runs
different policy research programmes such as Accessibility [19], Access
to Knowledge [20], Openness [21], Internet Governance [22], and Telecom
[23]. 

_CIS is grateful to its donors, Wikimedia Foundation, Ford
Foundation, Privacy International, UK, Hans Foundation and the Kusuma
Trust which was founded by Anurag Dikshit and Soma Pujari,
philanthropists of Indian origin, for its core funding and support for
most of its projects._ 

FOLLOW US ELSEWHERE

        * Get short, timely
messages from us on Twitter [24]
        * Join the CIS group on Facebook
[25]
        * Visit us at http://cis-india.org [26]

Best, 

Noopur Raval


Programme Officer, 

Centre for Internet & Society, Bangalore


http://cis-india.org/ 

  

Links:
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[1]
http://cis-india.org/a2k/access-to-knowledge-program-plan
[2]
http://cis-india.org/openness/blog/launch-of-assamese-wikipedia-education-program
[3]
http://cis-india.org/openness/blog/malayalam-wikipedia-education-program-august-october-update
[4]
http://cis-india.org/openness/blog/gujarati-wikipedia-education-program-rajkot
[5]
http://cis-india.org/openness/blog/gujarati-wikipedia-article-competition
[6]
http://cis-india.org/openness/blog/bengaluru-a-hub-for-kannada-and-sanskrit-wikipedia
[7]
http://cis-india.org/openness/blog/wikipedia-workshop-ghaziabad
[8]
http://cis-india.org/openness/blog/wiki-women-day-2012-pune
[9]
http://cis-india.org/openness/blog/first-pune-odia-wikipedia-organized
[10]
http://cis-india.org/openness/events/wikipedia-hackathon-bits-hyderabad
[11]
http://www.orissadiary.com/ShowEvents.asp?id=37463
[12]
http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Access_To_Knowledge/Team
[13]
http://cis-india.org/about/people/our-team
[14]
http://cis-india.org/about/people/our-team
[15]
http://cis-india.org/about/people/our-team
[16]
http://cis-india.org/jobs/vacancy-for-programme-director
[17]
http://cis-india.org/about/people/our-team
[18]
http://cis-india.org/
[19] http://cis-india.org/accessibility
[20]
http://cis-india.org/a2k
[21] http://cis-india.org/openness
[22]
http://cis-india.org/internet-governance
[23]
http://cis-india.org/telecom
[24] https://twitter.com/cis_india
[25]
http://www.facebook.com/groups/28535315687/
[26]
http://cis-india.org/about/
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