The Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Arts and Languages at Manchester University is hosting a symposium that may be of interest:

Games and Culture
Symposium
10 February, 2-6 P.M.
Zochonis Building, Theatre D
This event will consider history, games and culture, with contributions from two
of the leading scholars in this area presenting new work. It will also include
research networking, with the opportunity to discuss issues related to games
with scholars from a range of disciplines.

Andrew Elliott (Lincoln University)
‘Playing with the Middle Ages: Medieval Gaming and Transhistorical Thinking’

Adam Chapman (Gothenburg University)
‘Players Making History: Building, Performing and Evaluating the Past’

More details of the event can be found here: http://events.manchester.ac.uk/event/event:v11-ixlsh9j1-wxrj44