Ylva Grufstedt

Ylva Grufstedt is a postdoctoral researcher in history and game studies at the University of Helsinki. Her current research project deals with game design epistemologies, and how game designers know things about history and make games about the past. For more information about Ylva, click here.

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2020.11.18 | Podcast, Heidi Rautalahti, Lysiane Lasausse, Ylva Grufstedt, Media, University of Helsinki

Podcast: Gaming the Nordics

There is no doubt that gaming is important when about a third of the world’s population play video games. But how are video games used to explore images of the Nordic region? What place do video games occupy in terms of cultural representations? To what extent can video games be considered part of a cultural hegemony from a historical culture…