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Joost Raessens

Utrecht Center for Game Research, Utrecht University, the Netherlands
Full Professor and Chair of Media Theory
Prof. Joost Raessens holds the chair of Media Theory at Utrecht University in the Netherlands. His research concerns the ‘ludification of culture,’ focusing in particular on games and VR for change in relation to global issues such as climate change, and refugees and migration. He recently co-edited The Playful Citizen. Civic Engagement in a Mediatized Culture (2019), the first book in the new AUP series Games and Play. He is currently project leader of the research project Persuasive Gaming. From Theory-Based Design to Validation and Back and director of the Utrecht Center for Game Research (www.gameresearch.nl). His website is www.raessens.nl.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, June 19
 

3:45pm