Events

  1. Wikimedia Hackathon finds in Jerusalem a fertile ground for experimentation

    Photo by Ralf Roletschek, FAL 1.3.

    The first non-European Wikimedia Hackathon was a smashing success, as were the nearby WikiArabia meetups in Amman and Ramallah.... Read more

  2. Europeana Art History Challenge begins

    Painting by Paul Gauguin, public domain/CC0.

    With 40 languages, 30 countries, and hundreds of artworks, the Europeana Art History Challenge has now begun—the largest ever GLAM-Wiki competition and the first to highlight Wikidata.... Read more

  3. 2,200 articles and counting in the Central and Eastern European Wikipedia writing contest

    Painting by Ants Laikmaa, public domain/CC0.

    Over 2,200 articles about Central and Eastern Europe have already been improved as part of a large and ongoing writing contest.... Read more

  4. Went on vacation, took photos, won awards

    Photo by Williamzarza, CC BY-SA 4.0

    Over the end of the year holiday, people went on vacation. Wikimedistas de Colombia asked them to take some photos along the way.... Read more

  5. Presenting the winners of the European Science Photo Competition

    Photo by Daniil Filatov, CC BY-SA 4.0.

    Overall, the contest involved 40 countries, over 2,200 people, and nearly 10,000 images.... Read more

  6. Bonjour, hola, and hello: editors gather for the Art+Feminism edit-a-thon

    See story for photo credits.

    The global edit-a-thon enters its third year with events in two dozen countries on six continents.... Read more

  7. Wikimedia Foundation and the Internet Law & Policy Foundry co-host privacy event

    Legal Internet Law Policy Foundry privacy event

    A privacy panel earlier this month touched on consumer privacy, the EU-US privacy shield, and “big data,” among other topics.... Read more

  8. Jimmy Wales tells South by Southwest that community is key to Wikipedia’s future

    Photo by Jeff Elder, public domain.

    Wikipedia was represented at SXSW this week with a discussion between Wikimedia Foundation board member Guy Kawasaki and Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.... Read more

  9. “The potential is huge and waiting to be explored”: Wikipedia for Peace

    Photo by Xendzi, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.

    I imagined a rather small and grassroots community project that would break down borders of languages and countries and unite people who want to create awareness by discussing, researching and in the end providing knowledge about topics of sociopolitical relevance. Out of this idea came “Wikipedia for Peace,” which took place in Vienna (Austria) in August 2015.... Read more

  10. Join the 2016 Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

    Photo by Postmodemgrrrl, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.

    Art+Feminism announces the third annual international Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, with 125 events taking place in over 20 countries on every inhabited continent.... Read more