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Tuesday, May 17 • 13:00 - 14:45
Video Games of War & War Simulations LIMITED

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During this session, attendees will learn more about simulation, and how aspects of (urban) warfare play a role in video games and military exercises in physical environments. They will do so by playing the World War II-themed game Brothers in Arms, and by discussing actual military exercises recently carried out by the Dutch military.


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Jeroen Jansz

Chair of Communication and Media, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Jeroen Jansz holds the Chair of Communication and Media in the Department of Media & Communication. He is a member of the Erasmus Research Centre for Media, Communication, and Culture (ERMeCC). He teaches in IBCoM, the International Bachelor's programme in Communication and Media as well as in the international MA Media, Culture and Society... Read More →

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Siri Driessen

PhD candidate, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Siri Driessen is a PhD candidate at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. She studied History and Cultural Analysis at the University of Amsterdam. Her PhD project ‘Visiting War Sites’ focuses on the many visits that are made to locations that are related to three European armed conflicts... Read More →
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Pieter van den Heede

PhD candidate, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Pieter Van den Heede holds a Master’s degree in History, and is working as a PhD Candidate at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. His research focuses on the representation and simulation of history in digital games, especially about World War II, and how players engage with them... Read More →

Tuesday May 17, 2016 13:00 - 14:45
5. Van Beuningenzaal

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