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Hello, I am Ziko van Dijk (male, his/him), a German who lives in the Netherlands. Since 2003 I have a Wikipedia account, and in 2008 I joined Wikimedia Deutschland and Wikimedia Nederland.

This 'user page' on Meta Wiki informs about me and my relationship to the Wikimedia movement.

Person and Wikimedia movement[edit]

Ziko van Dijk, 2017

As a historian (Dr.) and Wikipedian my main topic is the history of the 19th and 20th century (Germany, the Netherlands, international relations). Besides, I try to make the Wikipedia articles easier to understand and improve the help pages.

In the Wikimedia movement I am interested in organizational structures, education and outreach. From April 2011 to March 2014 I have been the chair of Wikimedia Nederland. About my experiences at international conferences I reported in my travel diaries.

Wikipedia 48 is my private project to write 48 articles about the German Revolution of 1848/1849
Chart about a research field wiki studies

Before the Single User Login, I was Ziko-W at Meta Wiki, and Ziko-C at Wikimedia Commons. My primary user page is my German Wikipedia Benutzerseite which I created in 2003. On German Wikipedia I have been a member of the arbitration committee (Schiedsgericht).

Educational and promotional work[edit]

On German Wikipedia I was a mentor, and I have written a German Wikibook for the self learner who wants to become a Wikipedian: „Eigene Beiträge“. In August 2010 Open Source Press published Wikipedia. Wie Sie zur freien Enzyklopädie beitragen, a text book in German.

Since 2013, I belong to the network wiki:team. We present and teach Wikipedia and Wikipedia related issues in educational and other institutions. I had a couple of wiki related seminars at German universities.

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