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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”

DiGRA Solidarity Fund

We are happy to announce the DiGRA Solidarity Fund. The purpose of the fund is to provide means for scholars from less privileged countries to attend DiGRA International events and present their work. We aim that every time the DiGRA International conference is organized we can provide at least 3-4 scholars the ability to travelContinue reading “DiGRA Solidarity Fund”

Sampad Banerjee on “Where can I get that game?” Preservation of Videogames and Why it Matters

TOPIC TITLE: “Where can I get that game?” Preservation of Videogames and Why it Matters Time: 16th April 7 p.m Indian Standard Time Abstract: This talk aims to focus on the aspect of the preservation of video games in current years. While other forms of media are actively curated and taken care of by theContinue reading “Sampad Banerjee on “Where can I get that game?” Preservation of Videogames and Why it Matters”