Early Modernity and Video Games

We cannot think of modern society without also thinking of video games. And we also cannot think of video games without thinking of history. The number of games featuring historical content is enormous and growing on a daily basis. This also includes top-selling titles of the games industry. For the science of history this automatically means that the presentation of historical content in those games has to be questioned as well as the conceptions of history they embody. The conference aims a

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf - Alpen Adria University Klagenfurt
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Friday, February 15, 2013 to Sunday, February 17, 2013
Event Location: 
Duesseldorf, Germany
Abstract due date: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Categories: 
Digital Humanities
Comparative
Interdisciplinary
Genre & Form
Popular Culture
Gender & Sexuality
Rhetoric & Composition
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