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HEVGA Fellowship for Dr. Souvik Mukherjee

Dr. Souvik Mukherjee, one of our founding members and a DiGRA Distinguished Scholar, has been nominated as a Fellow by the Higher Education Video Game Alliance (HEVGA). DiGRA India congratulates you, Souvik! Dr Souvik Mukherjee is one of the earliest videogame researchers from India and is the author of two monographs, Videogames and Storytelling: Reading Games andContinue reading “HEVGA Fellowship for Dr. Souvik Mukherjee”

Talk by Lobna Hassan on Saturday 18 June 2022 @ 7 p.m. Indian time

Title: Game Accessibility: Where We Are & Where We Need to Go! There are approximately 2.5-3 billion gamers in the world, i.e., half the world’s population – excluding users of gamification, serious games, educational games, etc., who might not all play games. Of these , at least a third experiences a disability, or a bodyContinue reading “Talk by Lobna Hassan on Saturday 18 June 2022 @ 7 p.m. Indian time”

Talk by Dr Emil Lundedal Hammar: Cultural Memory & Digital Games: Hegemonic Pasts Through Production, Games, and Play

7th May 2022, 19:00 Indian Standard Time Title: Cultural Memory & Digital Games: Hegemonic Pasts Through Production, Games, and Play. AbstractThis presentation investigates the relation between digital games and common understandings of the past, which people experience through popular culture, formally called ‘cultural memory’. The presentation highlights the relation between cultural memory and digital gamesContinue reading “Talk by Dr Emil Lundedal Hammar: Cultural Memory & Digital Games: Hegemonic Pasts Through Production, Games, and Play”