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The Strong Announces New Research Fellowships for Scholars of Play

On January 9, 2017, The Strong announced the G. Rollie Adams Research Fellowships to provide financial support for scholarly play research conducted at the...   Read More

CFP – Special issue of gamevironments: JEWISH GAMEVIRONMENTS

Guest editor: Owen Gottlieb (oagigm@rit.edu) The journal invites researchers to submit their work to gamevironments (http://www.gamevironments.uni-bremen.de/) for possible publication in a special issue due...   Read More

CFP, Board Game Studies Colloquium XX: Models, Metaphors, Meanings

Board Game Studies Colloquium XX: Models, Metaphors, Meanings takes place at The University of Copenhagen, Denmark 17-20 May, 2017. The official call for papers...   Read More

Games Research Network page and blog

The Games Research Network (GRN), established in 2016, is a multi-disciplinary research group for academics and professionals working on gaming and play. Based at...   Read More

Historica Ludens – a one-day conference on history and gaming, May 19, 2017

A one day conference on History & Gaming takes place at the University of Huddersfield on 19 May 2017. The conference is hosted by...   Read More

CFP: Board Game Studies Colloquium XX: Models, Metaphors, Meanings

Board Game Studies Colloquium XX: Models, Metaphors, Meanings takes place at The University of Copenhagen, Denmark 17-20 May, 2017.  Organizers seek proposals for 20-minute presentations...   Read More

V&A Museum of Childhood presents ‘Game Plan: Board Games Rediscovered’

Game Plan: Board Games Rediscovered celebrates the joy, excitement and occasional frustration of playing board games. Featuring more than 100 objects, the exhibition includes some...   Read More

New issue of Board Game Studies Journal

Volume 10, Issue 1 (Sept 2016) of Board Game Studies Journal is online now at https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/bgs.2016.10.issue-1/issue-files/bgs.2016.10.issue-1.xml. BGSJ’s back issues are available at http://bgsj.ludus-opuscula.org/

CISAM Colloquium, Play and Games in Early Medieval Society and Culture

The CISAM (Centro Italiano di Studi sull’Alto Medioevo, http://www.cisam.org/) annual Week of Studies in 2017 is devoted to the theme of “Play and Games in Early...   Read More

CFP for essay collection, The Games of War in British and American Literature, 1588-1783

Volume Editors: Holly Faith Nelson, Ph.D.  and Jim Daems, Ph.D.   We are seeking essay proposals for a collection entitled The Games of War...   Read More

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