Category Archives: Wikimedia

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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Clamour for GLAMour

A couple of weeks ago it was announced on the Wikimedia Foundation blog, that I had been given a one year fellowship to focus on Cultural Partnerships within the Wikiverse – informally known as “GLAM fellow”. Not surprisingly, I think … 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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Let the Fundraiser begin

This is the first time I’ve visited the Wikimedia Foundation offices in their current location. It’s always lovely to be able to see a physical manifestation of the Wikiverse (be it at a meetup or Wikimania etc.) but to see … 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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