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Tagung: The 9th Clash of Realities Conference, am 12. bis 14. November 2018 in Köln

Die internationale Tagung versammelt interdisziplinäre Beiträge aus Forschung, Wirtschaft, Politik und Kunst zur aktuellen Entwicklung von Computerspielen und Game Studies.

For the ninth time, the Clash of Realities international research conference is providing the opportunity for interdisciplinary exchange and dialogue. Experts from the academy, science and research, economics, politics, and the game industry will discuss pressing questions concerning the artistic design, technological development, and social perception of digital games, as well as the spreading of games literacy.

This conference welcomes scholars, social scientists, game developers, specialists in education and media, up-and-coming creative talents, students, and all those interested in and excited by digital games.

More than 50 international speakers from the academy, science and research, economics, politics and the game industry along with an enthusiastic audience will convene at the Cologne Game Lab, TH Köln – University of Applied Science, a pillar of interdisciplinary exchange and dialogue.

The conference kick-off including the opening keynote will be followed by a day of summits featuring talks, project presentations, panel discussions, and workshops. Finally, the main day of the Clash of Realities will feature renowned speakers from all around the globe.

Program

November 12, 2018 – Conference Opening

Young Academics Workshop: Reframing the violence and video games debate
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Conference Opening Event

Opening Keynote by Carolyn Petit: What Jurassic Park Taught Me About Building A Better Gaming Culture

November 13, 2018 – Summit Day

  • Playing Utopia: Futures in Digital Games – Games Studies Summit
  • The Evolution of Visual Storytelling – Game Development Summit
  • Inclusive Worlds of Games – Media Education Summit
  • Gender and Sexuality – Diversity in Games Summit
  • Non-linear and Interactive Audiovisual Storytelling – Film and Games Summi

November 14, 2018 – Main Conference Day

Keynote Talks & Presentations:

  • Christopher Ferguson
  • Cara Ellison
  • Clara Fernández-Vara
  • Jesper Juul
  • Carolyn Petit

Further information can be found on http://clashofrealities.com/2018/.