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2nd Global Conference: Videogame Cultures and the Future of Interactive Entertainment (July 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)
full name / name of organization:
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
2nd Global Conference
Wednesday 7th July 2010 – Friday 9th July 2010
Call for Papers
Papers, presentations, workshops and reports are invited on any of the following themes:
1. Videogames and Gaming
2. Videogame Cultures
3. Ethical Issues in Videogames
4. Videogame Technologies and the Future of Interactive Entertainment
4. Reception, Temporality and Video Games
5. The Relations between Cinema and Videogames
6. Art and Experimental Games
7. Serious Games and Virtual Worlds
The Steering Group welcomes the submission of pre-formed panel proposals. 300 word abstracts should be submitted by Friday 15th January 2010. If an abstract is accepted for the conference, a full draft paper should be submitted by Friday 28th May 2010.
300 word abstracts should be submitted simultaneously to both Organising Chairs; abstracts may be in Word, WordPerfect, or RTF formats with the following information and in this order:
a) author(s), b) affiliation, c) email address, d) title of abstract, e) body of abstract.
Please use plain text (Times Roman 12) and abstain from using footnotes and any special formatting, characters or emphasis (such as bold, italics or underline). We acknowledge receipt and answer to all paper proposals submitted. If you do not receive a reply from us in a week you should assume we did not receive your proposal; it might be lost in cyberspace! We suggest, then, to look for an alternative electronic route or resend.
Joint Organising Chairs
The conference is part of the ‘Critical Issues’ series of research projects run by Inter-Disciplinary.Net. It aims to bring together people from different areas and interests to share ideas and explore various discussions which are innovative and challenging. All papers accepted for and presented at the conference are eligible for publication in an ISBN eBook. Selected papers may be invited to go forward for development into 20-25 page chapters for publication in a themed dialogic ISBN hard copy volume.
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