DiGRA Flanders meeting (October 22, 2014)

We are pleased to announce the next DiGRA Flanders meeting at VRT Research & Innovation in the famous Marconi Studio.


VRT Research & Innovation, Blvd Auguste Reyerslaan 52 – 1043 Schaerbeek.



22-10-2014, doors open at 12.30.



Registration is free at http://www.gameonderzoek.be/index.php/page/register.html


Programme overview

12.30-13.00     Doors open
13.00-13.10     Welcome
13.10-13.40     Introduction to VRT Research & Innovation + Episodic Storytelling
13.40-14.10     Engaging Citizens: Games and Citizenship – Joyce Neys (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
14.10-14.40     Empathy Games and Trauma: Depression Quest and Actual Sunlight – Tobias Smethurst (Ghent University)
14.40-14.55     Pause
14.55-15.25     Melodia: An Educational Music Game Developed with and for Children -Pieter Duysburgh (iMinds-SMIT, Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
15.25-15.55     Sexualization and Video Games – Laura Vandenbosch (KU Leuven)
15.55-16.30     Collective Ritualities in MMORPGs: Weddings and Burials – Olivier Servais (Université Catholique de Louvain)
16.30-…           Concluding remarks and informal drinks

The board of the Flemish DiGRA chapter and myself, are looking forward to meet you at VRT Research & Innovation.


Apologies for cross-posting and please spread the word! A poster for the meeting can be found on our website http://www.gameonderzoek.be/.


With friendly regards,


Jeroen Bourgonjon


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