As Tampere University Game Research Lab turns 20 this year, we wish to celebrate the past two decades of great research, education, and collaborations through a series of anniversary events! Please mark these event dates in your calendar and stay tuned for more information.

Anniversary seminar: Past insights and future perspectives in Finnish game research

Friday 2 December at 13:00–17:15, PinniB1100.
Free, public event in Finnish and English.
Please register for coffee service by Monday 21 November:
https://gamelabanniversaryseminar.eventbrite.fi

Event stream: https://youtu.be/LRGVHgbjsNs

Programme: 

Suomenkielinen ohjelma:
13:00–13:15 Avaussanat / Opening words

13:15–13:45 Frans Mäyrä: Polkuja pelitutkimukseen – akateemisen tutkimusalan perustamisen lyhyt oppimäärä

13:45–14:15
Jonne Arjoranta: Missä on pelien etuvartio?
14:15–15:00 Paneelikeskustelu: Pelitutkimustiedon hyödyt yliopistomaailman ulkopuolella

Panelistit: Outi Penninkangas (Suomen pelimuseo)
, Essi Taino (Helsingin kaupungin nuorisopalvelut, Non-toxic-hanke), Jaakko Kemppainen (Pelitaiteen läänintaiteilija), Suvi Latva (Neogames)

15:00–15:30 Kahvitauko / Coffee break 

Programme in English: 
15:30–16:00 Olli Sotamaa: Some notes on shaping a sustainable research culture

16:00–16:30 Lobna Hassan: From Gamelab to infinity & beyond

16:30–17:00 Usva Friman & Kati Alha: Tampere University Game Research Lab - A journey from our past towards our future

17:00–17:15 Ending words / Tilaisuuden päätös 

Anniversary dinner

Friday 2 December 2022. Invitation only.

GameCult Talks

GameCult Talks #5: Cultures of Gamework
Monday 7 November 2022 at 13:00–15:00.
Free, public event in English.
More information: https://coe-gamecult.org/gamecult-talks-5-cultures-of-gamework

OASIS Lunchtime Talks

Free, public events in English.

Thursday 27 October 2022 at 12:00–13:00
Nick Taylor: Care Tactics – Practicing Safe Storage at Gaming Events

Tuesday 15 November 2022 at 12:00–13:00
Emil Lundedal Hammar: International Solidarity Between Game Workers in the Global North and Global South – Reflections on The Challenges Posed by Labor Aristocracy

For more information and stream links, see: https://www.tuni.fi/oasis/oasis-talks

Game Research Lab Spring Seminar

4–5 May, 2022
Theme: Party!
CFP: https://springseminar.org/2023-call-for-papers-party

OASIS Lunchtime Talks

Janne Paavilainen
Ylva Grufstedt
Matilda Ståhl
Xenia Zeiler
Joleen Blom

For more information, see: https://www.tuni.fi/oasis/oasis-talks