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.


WARGAME anthology contracted at Bloomsbury

The anthology Memory, Militarism, and the Subject of Play (edited by Phil Hammond and Holger Pötzsch) has been contracted by Bloomsbury. Publication in 2019.

WARGAME: Workshop at CEEGS 2018 (Charles University Prague)

A workshop will be held during the 5th Central and Eastern European Game Studies conference at Charles University in Prague. The workshop is part of the AHRC project Memory, Militarism, and the Subject of Play (2017-18).

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). Lead: HSL (Pötzsch), Partners: NT-fak, Helsefak & Kunstfak.

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.


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.

Page administrator: Holger Pötzsch
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