The Centre of Excellence in Game Culture Studies is launching a new event series titled GameCult Talks: Discussing […]
Time: 21.11.2019–22.11.2019 Location: Mattilanniemi, Agora Auditorium 1 & Mattilanniemi A 210 What does celebrity mean in game cultures? […]
Playing with Rituals – Dr. Doris Rusch & Dr. Sabine Harrer Time: Wednesday, 23 October 2019, 15h-18h Place: […]
International activity updates from CoE GameCult researchers: Dr Jaakko Stenros presented keynote in Krakow, in the CEEGS 2019 […]
In relation to the upcoming event Playing (with) Non-Violence (25. 9. 2019), Dr Maria B. Garda was interviewed by the Turun yliopisto News Team. Maria shared some of her thoughts on games and violence.
CoEGameCult researcher Dale Leorke has curated a new exhibition on location-based, urban games in the Finnish Museum of Games, opening in 13th September 2019.
The CoE-GameCult site has expanded to include an open archive of videos, where CoE researchers and visiting experts discuss their work and various topical aspects of game cultures.
We have updated the call for papers for the 5th Jyväskylä Autumn Seminar with our two great keynotes, Katrin Tiidenberg (Associate Professor, Tallinn University) and Florence Chee (Assistant Professor, Loyola University Chicago).
Long in planning, it was announced in Kyoto that the next international DiGRA games research conference will take place in Tampere, Finland. Organised by CoE-GameCult in 2-6 June 2020, the conference has its website and CFP at: http://www.digra2020.org.
Tampere University and the CoE Gamecult were pleased to host artist, academic, and game designer Troy Innocent during the week of 8th–16th April, 2019. Innocent was visiting for the 15th Annual Tampere University Game Lab Spring Seminar, Urban Play. The Spring Seminar was hosted by the CoE Gamecult and held at the Vapriikki Museum in Tampere, home of the Finnish Museum of Games.