Amical Wikimedia/March 2017

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March 2017
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Welcome to Amical Wikimedia monthly report of March 2017. We celebrated 16 years, we did some writing challenges, including our Catalan Culture challenge, we started some new eduwiki courses and we attended Wikimedia Conference

Community support[edit]

Community support

Volunteer led projects supported by Amical[edit]

Workshops, follow ups and internal training[edit]

Note: Some follow up meetings in real life are kept in private and not included in this report for respecting lower voices.



Ongoing courses[edit]

Outreach, workshops & events[edit]

  • March 9 - Kick of session of new Wiki course at University of Barcelona - Kippelboy
  • March 15 - Kick of session of new edition of Latin Classics Wiki course at Autonomous University of Barcelona - Kippelboy


  • March 3- Meeting with Fundació La Caixa Research Manager - Kippelboy
  • March 28 - Meeting with "Catalan abroad" branch of Institut Ramon llull to schedule a conference in July - Kippelboy



This month we started a new Wikipedian in residence project at Girona History Museum, led by a Local volunteer.

Ongoing projects[edit]

Outreach, campaigns & events[edit]


  • March 1- Follow up meeting with CCCB Representatives- Kippelboy
  • March 1- Meeting with Ramon Llull Institute to prepare our Bologna Children Books festival writing challenge - Kippelboy
  • March 10- Meeting with Fira Tarrega executive Director- Kippelboy

Content projects[edit]

Content Projects

On March we celebrated our 16th anniversary with an international writing challenge based on Catalan Scientists biographies. This was the third time we run this challenge. This year wasn't as successful as previous editions, probably due to the overlap of other writing challenges and wiki-related activities, but we are happy with the results.

Writing challenges[edit]

This edition of Catalan Culture challenge was focused on Catalan scientists



  • March 13- Meeting with ViaSona executive Director- Kippelboy
  • March 13- Meeting Public Administration teaching school to schedule an Autumm editathon- Kippelboy

Knowledge, Outreach & Awareness[edit]


Media coverage[edit]