CALL FOR PAPERS - Digital Heritage meets Interactive Storytelling

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Proposals are invited for twenty-minute papers presenting ongoing research, and ninety-minute hackathon style workshops at the interdisciplinary conference...

Digital Heritage meets Interactive Storytelling – the technology, creativity and research behind digital games and interactive environments as applied today to be held at the Department of Theatre, Film and Television, University of York, on the 9th and 10th April 2015.


The conference-workshop aims to bring together scholars and practitioners from the humanities and sciences to investigate the potential of digital games and interactive storytelling for the enhancement of research in the humanities.The two‐day event will encourage the exchange of knowledge and the development of sustainable and collaborative working relationships.

The workshops are meant to present ongoing research and investigate the creation of usable software, or hardware; they will help users to explore the potential value of interactivity and digital games as research tools and as a means of creating social impact.

Please submit abstracts of 250 words as Word or PDF email attachments to by the 28th February 2015. Further information: Conference Chair – R.Turina

PHD student at the University of York

Romana Turina works and studies at TFTV. Romana's PHD investigates the mediation of history in film and television. She is interested in the possibilities of its mediation in emerging media, and within the logic of interactive narration. Romana is also a screenwriter, holding an MA in Comparative Literature, therefore interactivity in storytelling is of great interest in her research.


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