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Hammar, Emil. 2020. Producing & Playing Hegemonic Pasts: Historical Digital Games as Memory-Making Media. Tromsø: UiT - The Arctic University of Norway.

Project anthology:
Hammond, Phil & Holger Pötzsch (eds.). 2019. War Game: Memory, Militarism, and the Subject of Play. New York: Bloomsbury Academic.


WARGAME anthology contracted at Bloomsbury

The anthology Memory, Militarism, and the Subject of Play (edited by Phil Hammond and Holger Pötzsch) has been contracted by Bloomsbury. Publication in 2019.

WARGAME: Workshop at CEEGS 2018 (Charles University Prague)

A workshop will be held during the Central and Eastern European Game Studies conference at Charles University in Prague. The workshop is part of the AHRC project Memory, Militarism, and the Subject of Play (2018-18).

WAR/GAME: Implications of Digital Games for Society and Individuals - Investigating Form, Effects, and Appropriations of First-Person Shooter War Games

UiT Cross-Faculty cooperation funding proposal submitted for evaluation (round 2). Lead: HSL (Pötzsch), Partners: NT-fak, Helsefak & Kunstfak.

Results can be expected in October 2018.

WAR/GAME: Assessing Relations between War, Games, and Cultural Memory

RCN FRIPRO funding proposal submitted for evaluation.

Results can be expected in December 2018.March 12-13, 2018, UiT Tromsø

WARGAME: Player Perspectives

2-years grant awarded to WAR/GAME: Memory, Militarism, and the Subject of Play

Funding body: Arts and Humanities Research Council, UK.

Project leader: Phil Hammond (LSBU)

Partners: LSBU & UiT Tromsø

Duration: 2017-18

More info under WAR/GAME subprojects.

WARGAME anthology under review. Planned publication spring 2019.

Now publishedSpecial issue WAR/GAME at journal Game Studies (open access).

Please access the contributions here.


September 14-15, 2017, London South Bank University

"WAR/GAME: Memory, Militarism & the Subject of Play"


June 1-3, 2016, Charles University Prague

"WAR/GAME: Extending Perspectives", International symposium on war and computer games

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