Wikimedia chapters/Reports/Wikimedia Serbia/2011

This is Wikimedia Serbia activity report for the year 2011.

ProjectsEdit

March - May
Seminal paper writing project for Wikipedia by students at the Faculty of Organizational sciences, University of Belgrade
March 5 - Lecture about Wikipedia (Filip Maljković, Mihajlo Anđelković)
October 20
Launch of the http://glam.wikimedia.rs website
October - December
Seminal paper writing project for Wikipedia by students at the Faculty of Organizational sciences, University of Belgrade
October 27, November 3 - Lectures about Wikipedia (Goran Obradović, Dragan Satarić)
November 12 - Wikipedia Workshop

EventsEdit

March 25 - 27
Participation at the Wikimedia Conference in Berlin (Filip Maljković, Mile Kiš)
"Serbia, society of knowledge"
April 2 - The first lecture and debate titled "Is Serbia a society of knowledge?" at the National Library of Serbia (Dragan Satarić, Nevenka Antić)
May 5 - The second lecture and debate at the National Library of Serbia (Dragan Satarić, Nevenka Antić)
July 14 - 17
Participation at the Miskolc Wikicamp organized by Wikimedia Hungary (Filip Maljković)
July 23
Lecture "Wikipedia and astronomy" at the astronomy camp "Letenka 2011" (Nikola Smolenski)
August 4 - 6
Participation at Wikimania in Haifa, Israel (Filip Maljković, Miloš Rančić)
September 29
Presentation titled "Creative Commons licences - digitalization of copyright" at the Science conference "Digitalization of Cultural and Science Heritage, University Repositories and Distance Learning" at the Faculty of Philology, University of Belgrade (Nevenka Antić)
November 5
Visit to Belgrade by Ting Chen, Wikimedia Foundation Board chair
November 18
Lecture "How does Wikipedia Work" at the B-link festival at the Youth Center of Belgrade (Filip Maljković, Dragan Satarić)
December 2 - 4
Participation at the GLAM camp in Amsterdam, Netherlands (Mile Kiš)

OrganizationEdit

January 6
Re-signed the Legal Memorandum of Understanding with Creative Commons regarding the development of the national CC project - Creative Commons Serbia
January 18
Re-signed the Public Memorandum of Understanding with Creative Commons regarding the development of the national CC project - Creative Commons Serbia
March 4
Meeting with the president of Belgrade's Zvezdara Municipality regarding possible future cooperation, including the "Vuk Karadžić cultural establishment" (Miloš Rančić)
March 13
Seventh General Assembly
May 12
Meeting with a representative of the Embassy of Norway in Belgrade regarding possible future cooperation (Mile Kiš, Filip Maljković)
Meeting with a representative of the Embassy of Denmark in Belgrade regarding possible future cooperation (Mile Kiš, Filip Maljković)
May 18
Meeting with the ambassador of Spain at the Embassy of Spain in Belgrade regarding possible future cooperation (Mile Kiš, Filip Maljković)
October 4
Statement of support for Italian Wikipedians in denouncing the proposed law in the Italian Senate known as the "Wiretapping Act" and its paragraph 29, which undermines the free speech standards of our civilization
October 13
Registered the domain wikimedia.rs
December 14
Signed the letter of partnership with the Italian Foundation lettera27 for the project "WikiAfrica: Share Your African Knowledge on Wikipedia"
Held 22 public meetups throughout the year

MediaEdit

January 15
Interview in the morning program of TV RTS 1 (Nikola Smolenski)
Interview in the news program of TV Avala (Miloš Rančić)
January 17
Interview in the "Cult Press" show of Radio Belgrade 2 (Filip Maljković)
January 21
Interview in the "Technopolis" show of TV B92 (Goran Obradović)
January 25
Interview in the "Digital Icons" show of Radio Belgrade 2 (Filip Maljković)
July 25
Interview "The amount of serious content in Serbian language is decreasing" for the paper Politika (Filip Maljković)
November 17
Interview "Serbs donate $3420 to Wikipedia" for the paper Politika (Goran Obradović)
December 11
Interview "Wikipedia: Everything you wanted to know!" for Domino magazine (Filip Maljković, Goran Obradović)