On September 25th 2019 at the Vimma, Youth Art and Activity Centre in Turku, the CoE GameCult together with the AgainNeverAgain project, Turku Institute for Advanced Studies and SELMA centre, co-organised a workshop on educational aspects of video games under a title: “Playing (with) non-violence”.
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.
Since 2013, game platform itch.io has become well-known among game scholars as an outlet for short, indie video games. Yet itch.io is now increasingly home to the development scene producing the most interesting (and rapidly evolving) tabletop role-playing games (TRPGs), labeled under “physical games.”
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.
[Finnish language job announcement] Tampereen yliopiston pelitutkimusryhmä, Pelikulttuurien tutkimuksen huippuyksikkö ja pelitutkimuksen opetusohjelma etsivät kahta täydennystä tiimiin.
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.