Wikimedians of Republic of Srpska

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Wikimedians of Republic of Srpska are formally recognized group of users and editors of Wikimedia projects inside Republic of Srpska. Official group title is Wikimedia Community of Republic of Srpska. Community, officially recognized on 6th October 2015, is conceived and founded around the principle of non-governmental, non-profit and non-party association that achieves its goals in a purely nonprofitable manner.

Location of Republic of Srpska in Europe

This page aims to connect and bring together users from Wikimedia community in Republic of Srpska with sole purpose of expanding Wikimedia community in Republic of Srpska. Currently, Wikimedia Community of the Republic of Srpska numbers 50 members.

How can you join?[edit]

Those residing in Republic of Srpska can participate in activities beyond our online work. Those who do not live in Republic of Srpska, or are otherwise unavailable for work in the field, can still contribute through participation in one of many Wiki pages online tasks and project sites.

Projects and activities[edit]

Educational projects[edit]

Aiming to introduce Wikimedia projects to educational institutions of all levels in Republic of Srpska, Wikimedia community of Republic of Srpska has joined the Wikimedia global educational project and commenced educational activities in Republic of Srpska.

GLAM projects[edit]

Photo projects[edit]

Aiming to increase the number of free photographs and expand Wikimedia multimedia repository, the community undertook the following photo projects:

Wiki Projects[edit]

Conferences[edit]

  • Presentations:
    • Čajniče, 12th March 2016: Serbian Cultural and Educational Society "Prosvjeta", "Wikimedia and its projects";
    • Banja Luka, 2nd April 2016: Culture fair, presentation of the "Trace of a Soul" project;
    • East Sarajevo, Jahorina, 20th April 2017: GLAM projects of the Wikimedia Community of the Republic of Srpska - presentation at Expert conference of librarians of the Republic of Srpska.

Planned[edit]

  • September 10, 2017: Editing workshop within project Trace of Soul 2017 in Rogatica;
  • September 9, 2017: Photo-tour Trace of Soul 2017 in Rogatica;
  • 1st August - 30th September 2017 Photo Contest: Trace of Soul 2017.

Community[edit]

  • Meetings with community members in order to promote, network and share ideas:
    • 5. April 2015: Višegrad, introduction of photographs and presentation on Wikimedia repository;
    • 20. April 2015: Višegrad, disscussion on organization of local VLE/M competition;
    • 3. May 2015: online disscussion concerning the upcoming activies within educational projects in Republic of Srpska;
    • 1. July 2015: meeting with representatives of Višegrad turistic agency for the photo-tour planing;
    • 15. July 2015: online discussion with members of the Wikimedia community in Republic of Srpska regarding the promotion of the „Traces of Soul“ project;
    • 1. August 2015: Banja Luka, introduction of new members with the „Traces of Soul“ project and other activities of Wikimedia community in Republic of Srpska. Agreement on expansion and improvement of educational projects.
    • 5. September 2015: Višegrad, preparations for the best photographs exhibition from the photo-competition „Traces of Soul“;
    • 12. September 2015: Višegrad, Wikimedia and Wikipedia members from Republic of Srpska meeting;
    • 26. September 2015: Višegrad, Photo exhibition and presenting of awards for the most successful participants of the "Traces of Soul" photo competition;
    • 05. October 2015: Report regarding participation on the Wikimedia CEE Meeting held in Estonia;
    • 13. October: Event planing - Wikipedia birthday;
    • 14. October: Discussion regarding expansion of cooperation and education projects improvement in Republic of Srpska;
    • 1. November 2015: Online meeting of the Wikimedia community members concerning the report on the "Traces of Soul" project;
    • 5. November 2015: Online meeting of the Wikimedia community members regarding the Wikipedia 15th Birthday ceremony planning;
    • 16. November 2015: Online meeting of the community members with with aim to devise plans for upcoming projects;
    • 30. November 2015: Another online meeting concerning details for Wikimedia conference in East Sarajevo;
    • 15th December 2015: Educational projects in the Republic of Srpska;
    • 15th January 2016: Wikipedia 15th birthday celebration by community members and guests;
    • 16th January 2016: Wikimedia Start Republika Srpska conference, held in East Sarajevo;Wikimedia Start Republika Srpska 2016;
    • 23rd January 2016: online meeting of the community members, Wikimedia Start Republika Srpska 2016 conference report, analysis of achieved goals and set tasks;
    • 13th February 2016: online meeting of the community members, discussion on the first GLAM project in the Republic of Srpska organized by Wikimedia Community of the Republic of Srpska in cooperation with Main Library of the City of East Sarajevo, planning of the event and related activities;
    • 17th February 2016: online meeting of the community members, cooperation with DIS Theater from Banja Luka, presentation of the "Traces of Soul" project on the culture fair in Banja Luka;
    • 21st February 2016: online meeting of the community members, editing workshop in cooperation with the College for the Business Assistance from Sokolac, planning of the event and related activities;
    • 28th February 2016: online meeting of the community members, "Wiki Schoolboy" in the Republic of Srpska 2016, continuation of cooperation with elementary school "Vuk Karadžić" from Višegrad, activities planning;
    • 9th March 2016: Višegrad, meeting of the Wikimedians from Višegrad - educational projects;
    • 20th March 2016: online meeting of the community members, preparations for the workshop organized in collaboration with Main Library of the City of East Sarajevo;
    • 23rd March 2016: East Sarajevo, meeting of the community members from East Sarajevo - GLAM projects discussion;
    • 26th March 2016: East Sarajevo, Sokolac, meeting of the community members from East Sarajevo and Višegrad, discussion about realization of local competition in creation of articles about the Republic of Srpska;
    • 2nd April 2016: Banja Luka, meeting of the community members from Banja Luka, discussion on possible collaboration with Special Library for blind and visually impaired persons of the Republic of Srpska;
    • 5th April 2016: QR Codes, discussion on possibilities and obstacles for engaging in projects relating to QR codes in the Republic of Srpska;
    • 4th May 2016: online discussion and preparations for the project "Meet Srpska"(Upoznaj Srpsku);
    • 9th May 2016: online discussion regarding project of translation and printing of Wikipedia brochures from English;
    • 13th May 2016: online discussion on experiences from Wikimedia Conference 2016 held in Berlin;
    • 17th online discussion and preparations for CEE Meeting 2016 in Armenia;
    • 19th May 2016: online discussion on experiences from the regional conference WikiLive 2016 held in Belgrade;
    • 23rd May 2016: online discussion and preparations for project "Traces of Soul";
    • 29th May 2016: Preparation of Statute draft;
    • 5th June 2016: Preparation of Statute draft;
    • 12th June 2016: Preparation of Statute draft;
    • 24th June 2016: Initiation of WikiProject Women in cooperation with Wikimedia Argentina;
    • 26th June 2016: Discussion and preparations for the "Meet Srpska" project;
    • 29th June 2016: Preparations for "Traces of Soul 2016" photo-competition official start;
    • 30th June 2016: Press conference for journalists regarding "Traces of Soul 2016";
    • 3rd July 2016: Discussion on experiences from 12th Wikimania held in Italy;
    • 7th July 2016: Preparations for the "Meet Srpska" project;
    • 10th July 2016: Meeting regarding competition "Meet Srpska" and "Traces of Soul";
    • 14th July 2016: Final preparations for the contest "Meet Srpska";
    • 16th July 2016: Meeting regarding competition "Meet Srpska" and "Traces of Soul", workshops and photo tours;
    • 23rd July 2016: Meeting regarding competition "Meet Srpska" and "Traces of Soul", workshops and photo tours;
    • 29th July 2016: East Sarajevo, meeting of community members from East Sarajevo;
    • 30th July 2016: Sokolac, meeting of community members from Sokolac, Pale and Višegrad;
    • 15th August 2016: Online Meeting - administrative issues;
    • 24th August 2016: Online Meeting - administrative issues;
    • 27th August 2016: Online Meeting - consider the idea of ​​future projects;
    • 5th September 2016: Report of community representatives at the conference Wikimedia CEE Meeting 2016, held in Armenia;
    • 9th September 2016: Preparations for the exhibition Trace of a Soul 2016;
    • 24th September 2016: The exhibition of the winning photographs Trace of a Soul 2016 and the meeting in Visegrad, Pale, Sokolac and Banja Luka;
    • 1st October 2016: Online Meeting - Analysis of the achievements;
    • 8th October 2016: Preparation for editorial workshop in Bijeljina;
    • 16th October 2016: Definition of future projects; Training new members of the organizing team, division of tasks;
    • 1st November 2016: Consideration of ideas for new projects; Analysis and report on the work of the project Trace of a Soul 2016;
    • 15th November 2016 Work on the report: Trace of a Soul 2016;
    • 23rd November 2016: The preparations for the second editorial workshop in Bijeljina;
    • 6th December 2016: The planning of future activities;
    • 10th December 2016: Delegating candidates for participation in the conference in Berlin in 2017;
    • 13th December 2016: Project planning and project documentation;
    • 20 December 2016: Project planning and work on the annual report;
    • 25th December 2016: Planning Wikipedia 16th birthday celebration;
    • 8th January 2017: Annual Report;
    • 15th January 2017: Online Meeting to mark 16 years of Wikipedia;
    • 24th January 2017: Online Meeting;
    • 9th February 2017: Online Meeting;
    • 17th February 2017: Online Meeting;
    • 21th February 2017: Online Meeting;
    • 28th February 2017: Online Meeting on Google Hangouts.
    • March 5, 2017: Online Meeting. Work on the APG documentation.
    • March 9, 2017: Online Meeting.
    • March 15, 2017: Online Meeting. Work on the APG documentation.
    • March 22, 2017: Online Meeting on the progress of the project Viki Ambassador.
    • March 26, 2017: meeting for the final preparations for the Wikimedia conference in Berlin.
    • April 4, 2017: Online Meeting. Work on the APG documentation.
    • April 9, 2017: Online Meeting. Work on the APG documentation.
    • April 14, 2017: Online meeting regarding the presentation on GLAM activities on the annual gathering of librarians of the Republic of Srpska in East Sarajevo and the workshops in Rogatica.
    • April 29, 2017: Online Meeting.
    • May 8, 2017: Online Meeting.
    • May 14, 2017: Online Meeting.
    • May 22, 2017: Online Meeting.
    • May 26, 2017: Online Meeting.
    • June 7, 2017: Online Meeting.
    • June 18, 2017: Online Meeting.
    • June 25, 2017: Online Meeting.
    • July 10, 2017: Online Meeting.
    • July 15, 2017: Online Meeting.
  • Planned:
    • Community online meetings aiming to precisely define and prepare projects for the next period;

Media[edit]

Reports[edit]

Contacts and networking[edit]

Interested Members[edit]

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