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After careful consideration, the programme committee has decided not to accept the below submission at this time. Thank you to the author(s) for participating in the Wikimania 2013 programme submission, we hope to still see you at Wikimania this August.

Submission no.
Subject no.
Title of the submission

Bashkir Wikipedia

Type of submission


Author of the submission

Leysan Gilmutdinova

Farit Kunakov

Rustam Nuriev

Country of origin

Russia, Bashkortostan


Leysan is a member of Bashkir Wikipedia;

Farit and Rustam are admins of Bashkir Wikipedia and members of sister projects;

They all are translatewiki.net translators

E-mail address





Leysan Gilmutdinova


Рөстәм Нурыев

Personal homepage or blog


Rustam Nuriev


This presentation’s goal is to introduce to Bashkir Wikipedia, one of Turkic parts of Wikipedia. Native speakers live mainly in Bashkortostan Republic of Russian Federation. Bashkortostan is situated in a boundary between Europe and Asia.

Detailed proposal

General plan of the presentation:

  • Bashkir language as a part of Turkic languages family (general information about Bashkir language);
  • Current situation of Bashkir language (using sphere, development problems, pressure from Russian language’s side);
  • Significance of Bashkir Wikipedia:
    • Wikipedia as a method of Bashkir language development;
    • Wikipedia as a method of consolidation of nationals living outside of Bashkortostan Republic;
    • Wikipedia as one of important lines in development of Internet resources in Bashkir;
    • Gender equality as a Bashkir nation culture, which is reflected in Bashkir Wikipedia volunteers’ activity;
  • Current situation of Bashkir Wikipedia in comparison with other Turkic parts of Wikipedia;
  • Bashkir Wikipedia development strategy.

Wikis in Asia

Length of presentation/talk

15 Minutes presentation/ 5 Minutes talk

Language of presentation/talk


Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted?

Leysan and Farit will try;

Rustam Nuriev doesn’t plan to participate.

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