In this post, we describe our research and other activities aiming to create opportunities for inclusive game creation, and the results and impact we have achieved so far in this area.
The History of Games 2020 conference Transnational game histories was organised 21–24 October as a virtual conference. Some […]
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: […]
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.