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Computer Game Analysis, Film Theory and the Future of
Screen Studies

November 9th 2007 10 am-4 pm
Elvin Hall Institute Of
Education, University of London London WC1H 0AL, UK

At this one-day seminar speakers will address the relationship between computer games, film and film theory for a post-graduate Film Studies/Media Studies/Game Studies audience.

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19th June 2007
The Apple Store
235 Regent Street
London W1B 2ET

Researchers into "Second Life" will be meeting at an event organised by the Royal Insitution of Great Britain (yep - the people who organise the Christmas Lectures) and the London Nature Network. Highlights include:

April 29th - May 5th 2007
Stuttgart, Germany

The Developing Interactive Narrative Content Seminar will take place, again, in Stuttgart, Germany - parallel to and in cooperation with the fmx/07.

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24 April 2007
Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET)
Austin Court, Birmingham

This free seminar, hosted by the Government's British Educational Communications and Technology Agency (Becta), will present emerging themes in games and new technologies, which can be used for learning. It will also present recent research findings, together with Becta's thinking in relation to this developing area.

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Virtual worlds, real learning?
Thursday 10th May 2007
Congress Centre, London

The Eduserv Foundation is pleased to announce our third annual Symposium, to be held at the Congress Centre in London on Thursday 10th May. The event will attempt to look past the hype surrounding virtual worlds such as Second Life and evaluate whether they offer real opportunities for learners at UK educational institutions.

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22 March, 2007
University of Paisley, Paisley

Growing numbers of people now spend large parts of their leisure time inhabiting immersive on-line 3D virtual worlds, known variously as MMOs (Massively Multiplay Online), MMORPGs (MMO Role-Playing Games) and MUVEs (Multi-User Virtual Environments).

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