Writing, public speaking, performance and other work documentations


Books, journals and conference proceedings

  • Panigrahi, Subhashish. “OpenSpeaks: Transforming Learning of Tech Innovations in Low-Resource Language Documentations to Open Educational Resources.” Linguapax Review 2021, vol. 9, 2021, pp. 124–37, https://www.linguapax.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/LinguapaxReview9-2021-low.pdf.
  • Panigrahi, Subhashish. “MarginalizedAadhaar: India’s Aadhaar Biometric ID and Mass Surveillance.” Interactions, vol. 29, no. 2, Feb. 2022, pp. 16–19. https://doi.org/10.1145/3517173.
  • Panigrahi, Subhashish. “Open Civic Engagement in a Panopticon State.” Interactions, vol. 28, no. 6, Nov. 2021, pp. 10–11, https://doi.org/10.1145/3494046. (as a part of the Otherwise School at the University of Washington)
  • Panigrahi, Subhashish. “An Account of How Critical Information about Privacy Is Missing in Indigneous Languages of India and Ways to Avoid It.” 7th International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation (ICLDC), University of Hawai’i, Manoa Hamilton Library, 2021, p. 6, https://doi.org/10125/74513.
  • Panigrahi, Subhashish, and Eddie Avila. “Building Networks of Language Digital Activists for Peer Learning and Knowledge Exchange.” 7th International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation (ICLDC), University of Hawai’i, Manoa Hamilton Library, https://doi.org/10125/74476.
  • [BOOK CHAPTER] Panigrahi, Subhashish. “Can Openness and Open Standards Help Revitalise Marginalised Languages?” Young People, Social Inclusion and Digitalisation, Council of Europe, 2021, p. 73, https://pjp-eu.coe.int/documents/42128013/47261623/YKB-27-WEB.pdf/dbab979b-75ff-4ee8-b3da-c10dc57650d5.
  • Panigrahi, Subhashish, and Pooja Saxena. Bringing Ol Chiki to the Digital World. Humanities Commons, 2016, https://doi.org/10.17613/FXTH-8555.
  • [BOOK CHAPTER] Panigrahi, Subhashish. Rising Voices. Indigenous Language Digital Activism. meson press, 2015. https://doi.org/10.25969/MEDIAREP/1351.

Op-eds and other writings

I have contributed technical, analytic and opinion pieces in several publications such as Global Voices, Opensource.com, The Wire, HuffPost, Wikimedia Blog, Mozilla, Creative Commons, Asia Times, The Hoot, Medianama and DNA and Bangalore Mirror. I received the Opensource.com 2015 People’s Choice Award and the “Wikimedia Advocate and Expert” award for coverage on the use of open-source software in the Wikimedia movement. I am a regular contributor to Global Voices, an international citizen journalism media organization focusing on India’s changing digital rights landscape and language digital activism.

  • Panigrahi, Subhashish. “Is Digital ID System, Aadhaar, a Tech Solution for Socio-Economic Problem?” Business Standard India, 18 Aug. 2020. Business Standard, https://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/is-digital-id-system-aadhaar-a-tech-solution-for-socio-economic-problem-120081800243_1.html.
  • Panigrahi, Subhashish. “There Are 23 Indian-Language Wikipedias. The Oldest Just Turned 15.” Business Standard India, 9 June 2017. Business Standard, https://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/there-are-23-indian-language-wikipedias-the-oldest-just-turned-15-117060900589_1.html.
  • Panigrahi, Subhashish. “8 Challenges In Growing Indian-Language Wikipedias.” HuffPost, 19 Mar. 2016, https://www.huffingtonpost.in/subhashish-panigrahi-/8-of-many-challenges-in-g_b_9457704.html.
  • Panigrahi, Subhashish.“Why It’s Essential To Grow Indian-Language Wikipedias.” HuffPost, 25 Jan. 2016, https://www.huffingtonpost.in/subhashish-panigrahi-/when-wikipedia-is-turning_b_9025690.html.

Public speaking








  • Mozilla All Hands 2016, Hawaii, US
  • All Things Open 2016, Raleigh, NC, US
  • Talk “Cross-community collaboration in Localization”. FUEL GILT Conference 2016, New Delhi, India (video on YouTube)
  • Panel lead and workshop. “How to better tell your Wikimedia community story using media as a tool”. WikiConference India 2016, Chandigarh, India

Schools, Performances and other work documentations