Search for tag: "celtic"

Finding material from The School of Scottish Studies Archive Online

As part of International Archives Week, Louise Scollay, Library & Archive Assistant, has a very quick guide showing you how to use Tobar an Dualchais / Kist o Riches website to find material from…

From  Louise Scollay on June 11th, 2020 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Meet our Traditional Artist in Residence

We chat to Mike Vass about coming of age in Edinburgh’s traditional music session scene and his current role searching for treasures in the School of Scottish Studies Archives.

From  Maire Cox on November 4th, 2019 0 likes 44 plays 0  

An inviting and welcoming community

We talk to PhD Celtic Studies student Dhanya Baird about her involvement in Celtic studies conferences and why the department is so special to her.

From  Roisin MacFarlane on July 19th, 2018 0 likes 47 plays 0  

Welsh Wikipedia Thinking Big - Keynote address by Jason Evans at the Celtic Knot 2017 conference

Celtic Knot 2017 keynote presentation - Jason Evans (Wikimedian in Residence at the National Library of Wales) Welsh Wicipedia – Thinking big Jason Evans will discuss his strategy for…

From  Ewan McAndrew on July 21st, 2017 0 likes 37 plays 0  

Celtic Knot 2017 Conference Opening - Robin Owain (Wales Manager for Wikimedia UK)

Conference Opening - Robin Owain (Wales Manager for Wikimedia UK) A glimpse into some of the milestones in the development of Wicipedia Cymraeg, starting with Marc Haynes residence at the Coleg…

From  Ewan McAndrew on July 21st, 2017 0 likes 30 plays 0  

Celtic Knot: Wikipedia Language Conference 2017 - Welcome from Melissa Highton, Assistant Principal for Online Learning

The Celtic Knot Conference 2017 was the first Wikipedia Language conference organised in collaboration between the University of Edinburgh and Wikimedia UK focusing on supporting Celtic &…

From  Ewan McAndrew on July 21st, 2017 1 likes 23 plays 0  

Translating articles between different language Wikipedias: the new Content Translation tool

Title: Translating articles between different language Wikipedias: the new Content Translation toolDate: 6 July 2017Speakers: Ewan McAndrew, Wikimedian in Residence at the University of Edinburgh.…

From  Ewan McAndrew on July 20th, 2017 0 likes 37 plays 0  

Celtic Knot 2017 - Panel discussion & closing plenary: The Politics of Language Online

Title: The Politics of Language Online - Plenary Panel Date: 6 July 2017Chair: Lorna Campbell, OER Liaison - Open Scotland, Learning, Teaching and Web Services Division at the University of…

From  Ewan McAndrew on July 20th, 2017 0 likes 21 plays 0  

The Digital Library in Romansh - Ilario Valdelli (Wikimedia Switzerland) at the Celtic Knot 2017

Title: The Digital Library in Romansh.Date: 6 July 2017Speakers: Ilario Valdelli from the staff of Wikimedia Switzerland. In Switzerland we work a lot with Rhaeto-Romance languages (spoken in…

From  Ewan McAndrew on July 20th, 2017 0 likes 17 plays 0  

Y BYWIADUR: the dictionary of life - Duncan Brown (Llên Natur) at Celtic Knot 2017

Y BYWIADUR: the dictionary of life: A joint venture with Wicipedia Cymraeg and other partners. Date: 6 July 2017 Speakers: Duncan Brown. Overview of topic: The Bywiadur is part of the Llên…

From  Ewan McAndrew on July 20th, 2017 0 likes 45 plays 0  

The Kefalonian Dialect in Wiktionary and how Wikitherapy addresses social equality in open-source language projects - Mina Theofilatou

The Kefalonian Dialect in Wiktionary and how Wikitherapy addresses social equality in open-source language projects Mina Theofilatou, Greek Wikipedia. Overview of topic: Kefalonia is an island in…

From  Ewan McAndrew on July 20th, 2017 0 likes 36 plays 0  

The Scottish Gaelic Uicipeid project - Susan Ross at the Celtic Knot 2017

The Scottish Gaelic Uicipeid project: a talk discussing the role of the Gaelic Wikipedian at the National Library of Scotland and the success/failures of encouraging Gaelic speakers to make the…

From  Ewan McAndrew on July 8th, 2017 0 likes 49 plays 0  

Developing the Basque Wikipedia: From corpus expansion to outreach - Iñaki Lopez de Luzuriaga

2016 was a critical year for the Basque Wikipedia, a project surging in 2007 that reached an activity peak last year by establishing the Basque Wikimedians User Group, benefiting from its synergies…

From  Ewan McAndrew on July 8th, 2017 0 likes 36 plays 0  

A state of the question - the Catalan language project - Àlex Hinojo, Executive Director, Amical Wikimedia

Sharing our model on how we do things to promote the Catalan language project and why we do it and how we engage with language activists and also which are our challenges. Did you know that Catalan…

From  Ewan McAndrew on July 8th, 2017 0 likes 13 plays 0  

Welsh-language technology and digital media - Gareth Morlais (Welsh Language Unit, Llywodraeth Cymru - Welsh Government)

This presentation will share with the conference what we’ve discovered about the importance of the number of Wikipedia pages in a language in getting better services for that language from…

From  Ewan McAndrew on July 8th, 2017 0 likes 73 plays 0  

Project Miljon+ and Vikipeedia in Estonian language - Käbi Suvi at Celtic Knot 2017

Strategies for Estonian Wikipedia for getting more articles in Estonian language include a new big project, Miljon+. The main goal for the project is to get 1,000,000 articles on Estonian…

From  Ewan McAndrew on July 8th, 2017 0 likes 35 plays 0