Seminar on Adult Play

The University of Tampere’s Game Research lab held a Spring Seminar on Adult Play. People of all ages engage in play activities, yet play is still easily associated with children. The rhetorics of play are often tied to ideas of progression; play prepares and teaches children and playing is...

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Media and ageing: Impressions from ECREA 2014

Several sessions at ECREA this year – or more precisely one and a half – were dedicated to questions of older age in relation to media. Although spread between different thematic tracks and sessions, all presentations shared an insistence on understanding ageing as a situated phenomenon, and the ...

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