julho, 2021

05jul5:00 pm8:00 pmGames, Culture & SocietyNOVA FCSH Summer School5:00 pm - 8:00 pm NOVA's Campolide Campus — 1099-085 LisbonTipologia do Evento:Course

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Course of the NOVA FCSH Summer School that will tackle prevalent issues of today’s society through a very popular practice: gaming.


Games, Culture & Society


Trainer: André Nóvoa

Schedule: 5 to 9 July | from 17h00 to 20h00

Duration: 15h

Modality: in-person



Games, Society & Culture is a 15-hour intensive course, addressed to undergraduates, graduate students and the general public alike. It is theory-light and debate-oriented, tackling prevalent issues of today’s society through a very popular practice: gaming. The course offers an iteration through the history of games from Ancient times to Modernity, and an exploration of contemporary themes through the lenses of gaming. Games are taken in a broad sense from board-games and traditional games to card games, roleplay and even video-games. The themes addressed throughout the course include nationalism, colonialism, gender, religion and neo-liberalism.


Summaru of the program:

  1. What is a game? The history of games
  2. Discrimination in and through roleplaying games
  3. Exploring the cartographies of board games
  4. Games versus religion
  5. Capitalism, liberalism and video-games


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Cartaz do curso "Games, Culture & Society" da Escola de Verão da NOVA FCSH 2021


(Segunda-feira) 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


NOVA FCSH, Almada Negreiros College, Room TBA

NOVA's Campolide Campus — 1099-085 Lisbon


Institute of Contemporary History — NOVA FCSH and Luís Krus Centre — Life-long Trainingclk.flv@fcsh.unl.pt Avenida de Berna, 26-C — 1069-061 Lisbon