WikiIndaba conference 2018/Submissions/WikiResearch in Africa

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This is an Open submission for WikiIndaba conference 2018 that has not yet been reviewed by the members of the Program Committee.
Submission no. 004
Title of the submission
WikiResearch in Africa: Situation and Challenges
Type of submission (lecture, panel, tutorial/workshop, roundtable discussion, lightning talk, birds of a feather discussion)
lightning talk
Author of the submission
Houcemeddine Turki
Language of presentation
English
E-mail address
turkiabdelwaheb@hotmail.fr
Username
Csisc
Country of origin
Tunisia
Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
Wikimedia TN User Group, WikiResearch, Wiki Project Med, Wikimedia and Libraries User Group
Personal homepage or blog
https://sites.google.com/site/houcemeddineturki
Abstract (up to 300 words to describe your proposal)
This presentation shows the motivations and the situation of Wikimedia-related research (WikiResearch) in Africa and tries to explain them. Then, it discusses how African WikiResearch outputs can be quantitatively and qualitatively ameliorated in the next years by letting WikiResearchers have support from Wikimedia Foundation and communities.
What will attendees take away from this session?
Attendees will learn about the usefulness of WikiResearch to Africa and to WMF wikis and about how to promote WikiResearch in their home countries. As well, they will see detailed statistics about WikiResearch in Africa.
Theme of presentation
  • Wikimedia Research
  • WikiCulture & Community
For workshops and discussions, what level is the intended audience?
Beginning
Length of session (if other than 25 minutes, specify how long)
18 minutes
Will you attend WikiIndaba if your submission is not accepted?
Yes
Slides or further information (optional)
Special requests
Is this Submission a Draft or Final? Final

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Committee decision[edit]

Marks (out of 10)[edit]

Felix Nartey:

Isla Haddow-Flood:

Houcemeddine Turki: --

Overall:

Final decision[edit]