Assessing Political, Cultural, Societal, and Individual Implications of Computer War Games

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The group is part of the ENCODE-research hub at UiT Tromsø.


WAR/GAME: Implications of Digital Games for Society and Individuals - Investigating Form, Effects, and Appropriations of First-Person Shooter War Games

UiT Cross-Faculty cooperation funding proposal submitted for evaluation (round 2).

Results can be expected in October 2018.

WAR/GAME: Assessing Relations between War, Games, and Cultural Memory

RCN FRIPRO funding proposal submitted for evaluation.

Results can be expected in December 2018.


March 12-13, 2018, UiT Tromsø

WARGAME: Player Perspectives

2-years grant awarded to WAR/GAME: Memory, Militarism, and the Subject of Play

Funding body: Arts and Humanities Research Council, UK.

Project leader: Phil Hammond (LSBU)

Partners: LSBU & UiT Tromsø 

Duration: 2017-18

More info under WAR/GAME subprojects.

WARGAME anthology under review.

Planned publication autumn 2019.


September 14-15, 2017, London South Bank University

"WAR/GAME: Memory, Militarism & the Subject of Play"

Now published:

WAR/GAME: Special issue journal Game Studies

Guest editors: Holger Pötzsch and Phil Hammond

Articles can be accessed here.

Responsible: Holger Pötzsch

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