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Themes from Wikimedia Conference 2011

Last weekend I attended the Wikimedia Conference 2011 in Berlin, an annual event hosted by the German Wikimedia Chapter to bring together representatives from every Chapter together with the Wikimedia Foundation board and senior staff. Although I attended two years … Continue reading

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Ambassadors

A few weeks ago I wrote about my priorities during this “fellowship” year – one of which was the concept of the “Wikimedia GLAM Ambassador“. In this post I will try to explain what this means in theory, what has … Continue reading

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Horn OK Please – India is Great

Recently I returned from a whirlwind tour of some of the cultural sector in India in order to work with the local Wikimedia community on building their GLAM collaboration capacity. Equally I was there to learn what the particular advantages … Continue reading

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How to make cultural collaborations scale?

The way it was There was a time when the idea of the Wikimedia community and a culture sector organisation undertaking a collaboration project would have been looked at with extreme skepticism – from both directions. It was rare for … Continue reading

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From Sausages to Freedom

Recently I was invited to make two presentations, about the nature of the GLAM sector’s relationship to Wikimedia, one day apart – the first in London and the second in Stockholm. [The imposing looking Nordiska Museet, Stockholm. Photo by Elephi … Continue reading

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Backstage Pass and its achievements

[This is part of a series of posts from my time at the British Museum. If you would like to assist in this project (or just eavesdrop), please contact me to join the regular mailout list and receive news first. … Continue reading

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Empire state of mind

After the conference in Denver and adventures in Indianapolis I moved onwards to New York City to make some presentations for Columbia university law school (discussed in the next blog post), meetings at various GLAMs (the subsequent blog post) and … Continue reading

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