ITU hosts triple conference on games

Espen AarsethDigital Design DepartmentResearchEventscomputer games

August 10, 2018

From August 13-17, more than 80 computer game researchers from around the world will gather at the IT University of Copenhagen for three consecutive conferences on games analysis, history and philosophy.

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CAST IT: Game Studies From The Hobbit To Minecraft

Espen AarsethDigital Design DepartmentResearchcomputer gamesThore Husfeldtcast IT

October 13, 2017

Learn more about computer games and the field of Game Studies in this podcast featuring Espen Aarseth, professor at ITU.

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ITU appoints Denmark’s first professor in computer games

Espen AarsethDigital Design DepartmentResearchcomputer games

March 29, 2017

The IT University of Copenhagen has appointed Espen Aarseth Professor of Game Studies, a field he has played a significant role in establishing. On Tuesday, April 4, he will share his take on the state of computer games research and the still unanswered questions about the impact of games on our lives.

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New research will help us understand computer games

Espen AarsethDigital Design DepartmentResearchcomputer games

May 2, 2016

Espen Aarseth, Associate Professor at the IT University of Copenhagen, has received one of Europe's most prestigious research grants, an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) of two million Euro. He will spend the next five years laying the groundwork for the first comprehensive theory of computer games.