Congrats on the initiative. My best wishes. It would be great if we can (@least guys in Chennai, given the proximity of Sri Lanks) get to know about these initiatives before they are started/conducted, so that we can also contribute.
Regards, Ade. S On 7 May 2013 22:28, Ravishankar <ravidre...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hey, > > We just concluded a week long Tamil Wikipedia outreach in Srilanka. > > April 25 - Seminar on free content, creative commons and Tamil Wikipedia > organized by Noolaham foundation (meaning the Library foundation that works > for documenting Srilankan Tamil knowledge resoureces), Colombo. Students > from the Engineering faculty of Moratuwa University participated. The > discussion was also slightly off-beat as we discussed how transparency and > community building is done in Tamil Wikipedia and how it could be applied > to similar non-profit and volunteer based projects. Details and pictures at > http://ta.wikipedia.org/s/2swy > > April 26 - Tamil Wikipedia introduction at National Arts and Literature > front, Colombo. Details and pictures at http://ta.wikipedia.org/s/2qdq > > April 29 - Tamil Wikipedia introduction for students of Jaffna > University's campus at Vavuniya city. Details and pictures at > http://ta.wikipedia.org/s/2rk9 . > > Besides this, few of us also participated in the Tamil Documentation > conference held during April 27, 28 and spread the news about Tamil > Wikipedia projects among the various scholars who came for the conference. > > An informal discussion was also held with the members of Noolaham > foundation on ways to colloborate. > > A huge share of contributions to Tamil Wikipedia comes from Tamils in > Srilanka and their diaspora. In this context, I find these meetings > important and hope to see increased activity from this region in the > future. > > Ravi > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiafirstname.lastname@example.org > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > >
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