Dr. Jasper van Vught (University of Utrecht) will discuss the merits bringing religion into games (and visa versa). His conversation partner is Raphaël Koers, the main initiator of the games and religion chapter and part of Dr. Frank Bosman’s Master research group at the Tilburg University.
Hosting the conversation is Games [4Diversity]’s Doron Hirch.
Jasper is assistant professor in the department of Media and Culture Studies at the Utrecht University. His research interests includes game theory and methodology, game ethics, game history, film studies, digital media theory, narratology, and mobile media studies.
Jasper is part of the Centre for the Study of Digital Games and Play, has worked within a large international research project into the classification of games and the dominant experience of violence in entertainment games, and is currently involved in a research project with the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision dedicated to the preservation of Dutch game history as part of the Dutch national cultural heritage collection of audiovisual media.