Conference – Video Game: Violence and Beyond


Next March, there will be a conference in Brisbane, titled Video Games: Violence and Beyond which is being presented by Griffith University.
The details are as follows:

Date: March 3 and 4, 2015

Presented by:  The Violence Research and Prevention Program, Griffith University

Venue: The Royal on the Park Hotel, Brisbane

Content: Adopting a multidisciplinary approach to the question of violence and video games, this two-day conference program considers the impact of video games from a range of perspectives.

The program will explore the following themes :

  • research evidence for and against the role of violent games in fostering aggressive attitudes and behaviours and violent crime
  • the appeal and pervasiveness of games
  • the role of games in everyday life
  • ways in which games are approached and used in a variety of contexts
    Foregrounding thorny questions about education or regulation, with a line up of internationally and nationally recognised researchers, this conference will offer a rich array of information and viewpoints on the hotly debated issues.

Ron Curry, Jeff Brand and Dan Golding will be speaking at the conference as 3 wise men offering 3 fresh perspectives


Hope to see you there.

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