Hausdorff School: Wikipedia Coaching

On June 10 the Hausdorff School offers a Wikipedia training for postdocs as part of the professional skills program.

Date: June 10, 15.15h-19h

Location: Lipschitz-Saal


The Hausdorff School regularly offers workshops and seminars on soft skills and additional qualifications for postdocs of the HCM.

On June 10 from 15.15h to 19h we host a workshop on Wikipedia by Sabria David. Sabria is a member of the supervisory board at Wikimedia Deutschland e.V. and founder of a research institute that analyzes the paradigm shifts in media and society.

She will introduce you to the special requirements of academic topics in Wikipedia, show you how to explain and promote your research best in a dictionary entry, and present the benefits and effects of Wikipedia in academia and public to you. 

Further topics of the workshop:

  • history of Wikipedia and background information
  • criteria for relevance
  • critical point of view
  • conflict of interest
  • reliable sources
  • different language versions
  • discussion about deletion
  • studies on the scientific quality of Wikipedia entries

The number of participants is limited. Please make sure to register soon if you wish to participate.

For any further questions you may contact Astrid Slizewski.