Europeana Fashion Edit-A-Thon

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On 22 March 2013, Europeana Fashion together with Europeana, Wikimedia Sverige and partners Nordiska museet and Stockholm University Centre for Fashion Studies will host the first in a series of fashion edit-a-thons.

During the edit-a-thon, participants will come together to edit and contribute new information to Wikipedia using the digital collections shared by the Nordiska museet. The goal of the edit-a-thon is to improve and increase the presence of fashion-related information on Wikipedia.

Students, fashion bloggers and curators working with fashion or costume are invited to share and gather knowledge about fashion and costume. The theme is broad: fashion, folk costume history and casual wear through the last centuries.

Do you want to attend? Register at Eventbrite, http://modeskrivstuga.eventbrite.com, before the 20th of March (the number of participants is limited).

As a journalist you are welcome to either join in or watch the event in part or entirely. Get your accreditation via lisa.ringsby@nordiskamuseet.se

View the official invitation here.

 

Program

Time: 22 March 2013 10.30-17.00. Mingle and socialize: 17.00-20.00
Location: Fatburen, Nordiska museet, Djurgårdsvägen 6-16, Stockholm
Entrance: North entrance, facing Strandvägen

10.30-11.00
Registration and coffee/tea and Swedish cinnamon buns.

11.15
The edit-a-thon starts and the hosts at the Nordic museum wish everybody welcome and talk about the event and the photos, reference books and magazines that can be used.

11.30
Presentation – what is Europeana Fashion? By Marco Rendina from Fondazione Rinascimento Digitale, Firenze and Erwin Verbruggen, from the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision.

12.00
How to edit on Wikipedia. Short presentation of Wikipedia by Wikimedia Sweden, John Andersson and Axel Pettersson.

12.30
The participants start writing articles. Practical support is given by the Nordiska museet/Stockholm University/Wikimedia Sweden.

14.30
Guided tour of the fashion exhibition The Power of Fashion.

15.15
More writing!

16.30
Ending ceremony.

17.00-20.00
Mingle with drinks and snacks.

The presentations and the exhibition tour are given in English. Bring your own laptop – open WIFI-network is available.

Coffee and tea and snacks will be provided all day and vouchers for lunch are given that include Loka/lättöl, salad and coffee or tea. The lunch may be had anytime between 1 pm – 3 pm.akademisches ghostwriting offizielle Erklarung

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