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December 2017

Game studies seminar

December 5, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
IT University of Copenhagen, Rued Langaardsvej 7
Copenhagen, Denmark
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Program for the game studies seminar: Johanna Blom Tracing Game Characters Arseniy Deriglazov The ludic and the narrative: oil and water or water and ice? Videogames as ludo-narrative texts.

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March 2018

Adrienne Shaw: Diving in to the LGBTQ digital game archive

March 7, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
IT University of Copenhagen, Rued Langaardsvej 7, Auditorium 3
Copenhagen, S Copenhagen 2300 Denmark
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The Center for Computer Games Research is proud to present an open Game Lecture Series Talk by Dr. Adrienne Shaw. Description: Although we have seen increased popular attention to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) game content, designers, and players, significantly less attention has been paid to the decades leading up to this contemporary moment. The LGBTQ game archive (https://lgbtqgamearchive.com/) is an ongoing public research project meant to collect and document all known information about LGBTQ content in digital…

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April 2018

Jan-Noël Thon & Peter Nelson Public Talks

April 3, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
IT University of Copenhagen, Rued Langaardsvej 7, Auditorium 3
Copenhagen, S Copenhagen 2300 Denmark
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Today, Tuesday 03.04.2018, at 4 pm in Auditorium 4, the Center for Computer Games Research is proud to present two talks: Jan-Noël Thon - Analyzing Indie Aesthetics: A Mixed-Methods Approach to Narrative Complexity in Independent Video Games Peter Nelson - Production and Consumption: The Significance of Garry's Mod as a Contemporary Landscape

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June 2018

Virtual-Real Workshop

June 24, 2018 @ 9:30 am - June 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
IT University of Copenhagen, Rued Langaardsvej 7, Auditorium 3
Copenhagen, S Copenhagen 2300 Denmark
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Event Description Workshop on the ontology of the virtual hosted by ITU Copenhagen under the ERC Making Sense of Games research project. Organized by professors Espen Aarseth and Paweł Grabarczyk. Program Day one (Sunday, 24th June)   0930-1030. David Chalmers – The Virtual and the Real.   1030-1130 – Jesper Juul, (commentators: Mark Silcox and Jon Robson)   1130-1145 - Coffee break   1145-1245 – John Sageng (commentators: Jesper Juul, Ida Jørgensen )   1245-1345 - Lunch   1345-1445 – Espen…

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David Chalmers at ITU – Open lecture

June 25, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
IT University of Copenhagen, Rued Langaardsvej 7, Auditorium 3
Copenhagen, S Copenhagen 2300 Denmark
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David Chalmers is one of the most recognizable philosophers and cognitive scientists of our times. He is renowned for developing the hypothesis of extended mind, his study on the hard problem of consciousness and conceptualization of virtual reality. Upcoming Monday he will deliver an open lecture entitled "The meta-problem of consciousness"

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August 2018

Game Studies Triple Conference

August 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - August 17, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
IT University of Copenhagen, Rued Langaardsvej 7, Auditorium 3
Copenhagen, S Copenhagen 2300 Denmark
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Free

The IT University of Copenhagen and its Center For Computer Games Research will host three game studies conferences in semi-parallel: Philosophy of Computer Games (13th-15th), Games And Literary Theory (15th-17th) and History of Games (16th-17th). These three conferences, sponsored by the ERC through the AdG project MSG – Making Sense of Games and supported by ITU, will be colocated on the ITU campus, and will be free of charge (three for the price of none) for all presenters, including the…

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January 2019

Mike Cook: Ex Nihilo – Playing And Designing With Zero Knowledge

January 31, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
IT University of Copenhagen, Rued Langaardsvej 7, Auditorium 3
Copenhagen, S Copenhagen 2300 Denmark
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Computer Games Research Center presents: Ex Nihilo - Playing And Designing With Zero Knowledge a talk by Mike Cook - https://twitter.com/mtrc Artificial intelligence techniques rely a lot on humans, whether explicitly, through labelled training data and feedback, or implicitly, through the small design decisions made while creating them. But for certain kinds of problem, especially creative ones, it's either undesirable or impossible to use human knowledge to help an AI. In this talk, Mike Cook explores his recent work in…

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March 2019

Thorsten Quandt: Are video games addictive?

March 4, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
IT University of Copenhagen, Rued Langaardsvej 7, Auditorium 3
Copenhagen, S Copenhagen 2300 Denmark
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Are video games addictive? Theoretical considerations and empirical findings With the recent introduction of Gaming Disorder as a category in the World Health Organizations’s International Classification of Diseases (ICD), the excessive and uncontrolled use of console and computer games has been officially defined as a form of addictive behavior. However, the normative establishment of such a category in the ICD was not greeted with uniform support by the scientific community. On the contrary: There were numerous critical voices, as there…

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John Sharp: ‘Games, Game Art, Artgames and Artist’s games’

March 21, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
IT University of Copenhagen, Rued Langaardsvej 7, Auditorium 3
Copenhagen, S Copenhagen 2300 Denmark
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The Center for Computer Games Research invites you to a talk by John Sharp on Thursday, 21st of March. John is a game designer, graphic designer, art historian, educator and Associate Professor of Games and Learning at the School of Art, Media and Technology at Parsons School of Design. The talk 'Games, Game Art, Artgames and Artist's games' will synthesize the main arguments found in his book 'Works of Game: On the Asthetics of Games and Art', which explores the…

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April 2019

Playful and game-like qualities of astroturfing

April 2, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
IT University of Copenhagen, Rued Langaardsvej 7, Auditorium 3
Copenhagen, S Copenhagen 2300 Denmark
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The Center for Computer Games Research invites you to a talk by Tanja Sihvonen on Tuesday, April 2nd. Who are the people who have influence on social media, and how can we question their assumptions? Meet Tanja Sihvonen for a talk about the problems of identifying and researching user groups in online cultures, focusing on the playful and game-like qualities of deceptive communication. Tanja Sihvonen is a professor of Communication Studies at the University of Vaasa, Finland. She studies games,…

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