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Call for Contributions – (Post) Colonialism!

The next theme for #HGN will be (Post) Colonialism and we’re now looking for proposals! If you would like to contribute to the discussions on the site, please read on! If you have an idea but aren’t too sure whether it fits with the theme please e-mail us. As we move through our current them – […]

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Themes, and a Call for Contributions

If you’re wondering what’s coming up on #HGN, or you would like to contribute to the discussions on the site, read on!  As you might already have seen, our first theme – Historical Truth – is now underway, with a first post from our Event Chair, Adam Chapman. You will be able to find content […]

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Blog-Post-Modernism and Games of Historical Truth

In 2014, while working as a postdoctoral fellow at the LiNCS research centre at the University of Gothenburg, I was given the opportunity to design a course as part of the centre’s fantastic DSES (Doctoral School in Educational Sciences) program.  These courses invited PhD students from universities all over the world to come to Sweden […]

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Hello World!

What is the Historical Games Network? The Historical Games Network (HGN) brings together academics, game makers and other cultural workers to explore the relationship between history and games, of all kinds and broadly defined. We aim to engage a diversity of perspectives, to support – and offer a platform to – new voices in the […]