Volunteers from around the world gather in Stockholm for the fifteenth annual Wikimania
More than 800 attendees from nearly 80 countries have gathered in Stockholm, Sweden, for the start of the fifteenth annual Wikimania. Taking place from 14–18 August, Wikimania brings together the community of volunteers who make Wikipedia and the Wikimedia projects possible. Over 5 days, attendees will come together to discuss Wikimedia’s future and the role….
The Equal Edit: Making Swedish history on Wikipedia more gender equal
For centuries, much of our recorded history has been written by men. Even in Sweden, which is considered a leader in gender equity, less than ten percent of the people mentioned in the main article about Swedish history on the Swedish language Wikipedia, “Sveriges historia”, are women. With Wikimania, the annual conference celebrating Wikipedia and….
Wikipedia’s annual conference, Wikimania, is coming to Stockholm
The annual conference behind Wikipedia, one of the world’s most visited and beloved websites, will take place in Stockholm from 14–18 August 2019. The event will bring together members of the global community behind Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects: volunteer editors (Wikimedians) from around the world, museum and archival experts, leaders of….
A theme for Wikimania 2019: Wikimedia and advancing the Sustainable Development Goals
Wikimania 2019 will take place on 14–18 August at Stockholm University. Hosted by Wikimedia Sweden, the conference will bring together leaders within free knowledge spaces across the world for five days of pioneering discussions on the role of Wikimedia and free knowledge in fulfilling the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) outlined by the United Nations in….
Telling the story of Stockholm through Wikipedia: Holger Ellgaard
Passion for Stockholm encouraged Holger Ellgaard to document the city both in words and photographs on Wikipedia. Ellggaard received this year's Wikimediapriset award from Wikimedia Sweden.