2022 virtual conference

Please note that only the keynotes are open to the public

(all times in the schedule are CET, with a change from summer time on October 30)

October 24
18:00 – 20:00
Workshop: Non human agency in game history
Participants: Kelly Boudreau, Sara Gonzales Fernandez, Christine Tomlinson
Moderator: Bart Simon
October 25
02:30 – 04:00
Workshop: Women in gaming cultures
Participants: Stephanie Harkin, Xing Wang
Moderator: Anne Ladyem McDivitt
October 26
11:00 – 13:00
Workshop: Language games
Participants: Rebecca Bayeck, Joleen Blom and Elina Koskinen, Jaume Esteve, Michael Wagnières
Moderator: David Javet
October 28
15:00 – 17:00
Workshop: Sports, games and cultural legitimization
Participants: David Murphy, Douglas Stark, Xie Siqi and Zhang Xinyue
Moderator: Rachael Hutchinson
October 31
14:00 – 15:30
Keynote: French Touche ! Writing on video game local history in France : sources, interviews and the benefit of a lack of nostalgia…
Alexis Blanchet

October 31
17:00 – 19:00
Workshop: Bootleg histories
Participants: Loïc Cremer, Patrick Dolan, Alexandre Declos, Ian Larson, Camille Laurelli
Moderator: Fanny Barnabé
November 2
14:00 – 16:00
Workshop: Local histories
Participants: Logan Brown, Jaume Esteve, Bruno de Paula, Alesha Serada
Moderator: Souvik Mukherjee
November 3
00:00 – 02:00
Workshop: Hybrid mechanics
Participants: Lucas Friche, Sylvain Payen, Mikael D. F. Sebag, Booth Wilson
Moderator: Victor Navarro Remesal
November 4
10:00 – 12:00
Workshop: Sex, drugs, dystopia and failure
Participants: Charlotte Courtois, Andrew Ferguson, Kieran Nolan, Alex Wade
Moderator: Pierre-Yves Hurel
November 4
16:00 – 18:00
Workshop: Online preservation challenges
Participants: Annie Harrisson, Ignacio Barragan Lozano, Loïc Mineau Murray
Moderator: Jonathan Lessard
November 7
14:00 – 16:00
Workshop: Oral histories
Participants: Riccardo Fassone, Dany Guay-Bélanger, Guillaume Guenat
Moderator: Marco Benoit Carbone
November 7
18:00 – 19:30
Keynote: Locus ludi : New insights in ancient play and games
Véronique Dasen
November 8
19:30 – 21:30
Workshop: Platform studies and code reading
Participants: Shankar Ganesh, Stefan Höltgen, Jesper Juul, Patryk Wasiak
Moderator: Pierre Depaz
November 10
Special panel: East Asian gaming histories
Participants: Ju Hyung Shin, Daichi Nakagawa, Jung Yeop Lee, Kyung Hyuk Lee, Jian Deng, Zhang Cheng
Moderator: Bora Na
November 11
11:00 – 13:00
Workshop: Arcade history and exhibition
Participants: Lin Lin, Alan Meades, Michael Pennington
Moderator: Kieran Nolan
November 11
16:00 – 17:30
General meeting
November 11
18:00 – 19:30
Keynote: Morrowind at 20: Reflections on a classic
Wendi Sierra