The GLAM Underground
10-30, 21:40–21:50 (UTC), Room 2

Exploring the ubiquitous cultural institutions beneath our feet. A look at cemeteries and the historical lives they commemorate, as interpreted through GIS and Wikidata, as well as narrative sister projects.

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What will the participants take away from this session?

An understanding of the state of cemeteries on Wikidata, their geographical representation, and the scope of the Wiki Cemeteries User Group, as well as .opportunities for more sister project connections.





Wikimedian from Tunisia.
Co-founder of Wikimedia Tunisia
Co-founder and board member of Wiki World Heritage UG.

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Richard Knipel has served as Wikimedian in Residence at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, developing Wikidata and other projects there, as well as various wider GLAM projects through Wikimedia NYC.

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