The Digital Games Research Association United Kingdom (DiGRA UK) has recently announced a Call for Participation for the conference of the association, to be held on the 5th May, 2017, at the MediaCityUK in Salford.

DiGRA UK acts as an international advocate and networking platform aiming to set teaching standards and engage directly with the entertainment software industry, and the details of the Call for Participation can be found below:

The Digital Games Research Association United Kingdom (DiGRA UK) announces the Call for Participation for the conference of the association, to be held 5th May, 2017, at the MediaCityUK in Salford, hosted by University of Salford. DiGRA UK 2017 will bring together game scholars and professionals working in the various area of digital games research from across the United Kingdom.

The conference welcomes submissions of papers, abstracts, doctoral consortia and panels on a wide range of topics associated with the study of digital games, players and game cultures.

The conference will also host an organisational meeting open to DiGRA members, where aims and self-management of the UK chapter will be discussed among those who are willing to volunteer. This will include the election of the new board of the national chapter.

– For further information, please contact Dr Paolo Ruffino (contact@paoloruffino.com) or Dr Esther MacCallum-Stewart (neveah@gmail.com).

– To participate, please register at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/edit?eid=31187441477

Full details of the Call for Participation can be found here.