highlights from

WOW2019

The Worlds of Wikimedia: communicating and collaborating across languages and cultures

12-14 June 2019, University of Sydney

Speakers
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Dr Martin Dittus is a digital geographer and data scientist at the Oxford Internet Institute, with a focus on mass-participation platforms and social computing, including the information geography of Wikipedia.

Professor Jakelin Troy is Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research at University of Sydney. She works with Indigenous research methodologies and community-engaged research practises.

Carwil Bjork-James, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Vanderbilt University, is a long-term Wikipedian who researches grassroots autonomy, disruptive protest, and indigenous collective rights.

Plus: Ingrid Cumming, a Nyungar woman and key researcher on Noongarpedia, a project to create Australia's first Indigenous language Wikipedia;  Liam Wyatt, Founder of "GLAM-Wiki" - the intersection of the cultural sector and the Wikimedia movement - and the world's first "Wikipedian in Residence".

Ingrid Cumming talks about Noongarpedia

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Liam Wyatt discusses the role of GLAM in the world of Wikimedia

The Opening Event: Martin Dittus, Jaky Troy and Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Dean Annamarie Jagose

Jaky Troy, Ingrid Cumming and Bunty Avieson

Carrol Quadrio discusses digital technology for literacy

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