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Frans Mäyrä
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'Mobile Games' in the International Encyclopedia of Digital Communication & Society

This is a pretty massive reference book (three volumes, 1296 pages) and it should include wealth of materials that is helpful if you study e.g. online gaming, social media, hate speech, or any other of the dozens of its interesting topics.…
This is a pretty massive reference book (three volumes, 1296 pages) and it should include wealth of materials that is helpful if you study e.g. online gaming, social media, hate speech, or any othe...
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Finland in 'Video Games Around the World' book

I got today in mail delivery my author’s copy of the very interesting book Video Games Around the World (The MIT Press). Edited by the encyclopaedicly knowledgeable and eminently productive Mark J.P. Wolf, it features 40 essays about games and game…
I got today in mail delivery my author's copy of the very interesting book Video Games Around the World (The MIT Press). Edited by the encyclopaedicly knowledgeable and eminently productive Mark J....
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Tenure Track Associate Professor, Game Cultures Studies, University of Tampere

Please help spreading word of this new opening in UTA/SIS & Game Research Lab: The School of Information Sciences (SIS) invites applications for a tenure track position in Game Cultures Studies at associate professor level. The successful applicant will…
Please help spreading word of this new opening in UTA/SIS & Game Research Lab: The School of Information Sciences (SIS) invites applications for a tenure track position in Game Cultures Studies...
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Deja-vu. (To DiGRA 2015, Lüneburg, Germany.)
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Hallitusohjelma - ainoa maininta yliopistoista Aalto-yliopiston -30mij.€ leikkaus, opetus-tiede-kulttuuri yht. -681M€. http://www.keskusta.fi/loader.aspx?id=c3374414-88d8-4b64-87a4-27faab2880c5
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Short note on one of my pet hates as an active gadget geek: bad ergonomics. One could suppose that as the number and average active hours use of various computing and communication devices has gone up, the ergonomics should be getting better, to make this…
Short note on one of my pet hates as an active gadget geek: bad ergonomics. One could suppose that as the number and average active hours use of various computing and communication devices has gone...
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I wrote a short article about the changing relations between work and play] Työelämän kehittämisen erikoislehti Telman uusin numero on uuden teknologian erikoisnumero. Minulta mukana on lyhyt kirjoitus otsikolla “Työtä vai leikkiä – ajatelmia työstä,…
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I wrote a short article about the changing relations between work and play] Työelämän kehittämisen erikoislehti Telman uusin numero on uuden teknologian erikoisnumero. Minulta mukana on lyhyt kirjo...
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.@fransmayra introduces a panel on the changing face of game studies feat. @miaC @dingstweets & others. #DiGRA2015 pic.twitter.com/SXLv5nAa2F — Matthew Barr (@hatii_matt) May 14, 2015 The first day of DiGRA 2015 conference featured panel titled “From Game…
The first day of DiGRA 2015 conference featured panel titled “From Game Studies to Studies of Play in Society”, which included Sebastian Deterding, Mia Consalvo, Joost Raessens, Seth Giddings, Tori...
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The next major DiGRA conference to take place in European soil will start tomorrow in Lüneburg, Germany. There are several interesting dimensions to this year’s event, including its chosen theme on “Diversity of Play” and the research papers that…
The next major DiGRA conference to take place in European soil will start tomorrow in Lüneburg, Germany. There are several interesting dimensions to this year's event, including its chosen theme on...
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  • University of Tampere
    Professor, 1992 - present
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Edinburgh, Scotland - Rovaniemi, Finland - Muonio, Finland - Hamilton, New Zealand
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Professor, University of Tampere (Interactive Media, Digital Culture, Game Studies)
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Professor of Information Studies and Interactive Media. Specialised in Digital Culture and Game Studies. Works at the University of Tampere, Finland.
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  • University of Tampere
    Comparative Literature, 1985 - 1992
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Ilkka Olavi
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