DIGITAL SOCIETY BLOG

Making sense of our connected world

DIGITAL SOCIETY BLOG

Making sense of our connected world

Wikimedia Academy 2012

19 January 2012

29th of June until 1st of July in Berlin – Call for papers

In cooperation with the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society and the Freie Universität Berlin Wikimedia Germany is organizing the “Wikipedia Academy 2012: Research and Free Knowledge” in Berlin.

From June the 29th until July the 1st the Wikimedia Academy 2012 is focusing on the topics “Wikipedia Analytics”, “Wikipedia Global”, “Sharing Cultures and Practices”, “Research on Users of and Contributors to Wikipedia” and “Economic and Regulatory Aspects of Free Knowledge”, discussing these in different formats from panel discussions to science fairs.

The academy is open to all scientists working on Wikipedia related topics or interested in open knowledge. Papers from PhD students and young scientists are especially welcomed and can be handed in until the 31st of March. Official language is English, in special cases papers in German can be accepted.

Find further information here.

This post represents the view of the author and does not necessarily represent the view of the institute itself. For more information about the topics of these articles and associated research projects, please contact info@hiig.de.

Martin Pleiss

Sign up for HIIG's Monthly Digest

and receive our latest blog articles.

Our Journals

Future Events

Further articles

Speech in the digital age | HIIG

What is ‘correct’ language in digital society? From Gutenberg to Alexa Galaxy

How do notions of ‘right’ language change in the context of digital communication? Britta Schneider examines changing notions and practices of ‘correct’ language, with an ambivalent role for digital communication…

Internet in Danger | HIIG

Digital decade: The internet’s future is at stake

To ensure the Internet survives the next decade, we need to start asking the right questions, argue Matthias C. Kettemann, Wolfgang Kleinwächter and Max Senges.  It’s not only personal liberties…

Kid expressing itself

TikTok, a kaleidoscope of visuals, data and legal questions

Are social media platforms empowering people to connect beyond borders or are they the custodians of digital communication spaces where users have to comply with strict content moderation rules? The…

Leave a Comment