Please disseminate to interested colleagues as appropriate.
Last call: registration is closing for the Celtic Knot: Wikipedia Language Conference this
The Celtic Knot: Wikipedia Language
Conference<https://media.ed.ac.uk/media/1_nr4uufq9>– This full day conference on 6
July is for colleagues interested in how technology can support language communities.
Guest speakers from all across Europe will be joining us in Edinburgh to showcase and
discuss a range of exciting open education, open data and open knowledge initiatives.
Registration for this event closes 27th June so don’t delay in booking your
New satellite event: Introduction to Wikidata and the Wikidata Query
– this event is now scheduled 11am to 1pm on Tuesday 4 July presented by Léa Lacroix
(Project Manager Community Communication for Wikidata, Wikimedia Deutschland). Léa will
also be joining us at the Celtic Knot as part of the Wikidata workshop on 6 July too. Just
one of the many great
at the Celtic Knot discussing community engagement and how to make Celtic and Indigenous
languages a shared hub of online knowledge. Includes presentations from Catalan Wikipedia,
Basque Wikipedia, Northern Sami Wikipedia, Welsh Wikipedia, Scots Gaelic Wikipedia, Greek
Wikipedia and more.
Navino Evans from Histropedia will also be joining us for Wikidata I/O: a showcase event
at the Repository Fringe 2017<http://www.repositoryfringe.org/>
August. Three workshops will include: (1) how to add data in bulk (2) the wide variety of
ways the data can be consumed, queried and visualised and (3) how to build SPARQL queries.
4th August 2017<http://rfringe17.blogs.edina.ac.uk/registration/>
Very best regards,
Wikimedian in Residence
Tel: 07719 330076
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My working hours are 10.30am to 6.30pm Monday to Friday.
Wikipedia Project Page for the residency:
The University of Edinburgh, Floor H (West), Argyle House, 3 Lady Lawson Street,
Edinburgh, EH3 9DR.