Play and the social production of space in Gozo

In March I was a participant of the field course ‘Go Go Gozo’, which combined interdisciplinary methodology and practice in Gozo, Malta. It was an Erasmus+ collaboration with participants from Manchester and Warwick (UK), Malta, Utrecht (The Netherlands) and Olomouc (Czech Republic)  Combining critical geography, island studies, media studies and play methodology, students teamed up to explore the social space of the island on the basis of a theme.

SPAT Game Jam at Utrecht University

Now that the summer school is over, I feel the need to make an extra blog post about the SPAT GAME JAM we organized as part of the summer school. In co-organizing the summer school, the game jam was kind of my baby, and I am very proud how it turned out. In collaboration with Karel Millnaar (HKU, HvA), Annakaisa Kultima (University of Tampere), Jussi Holopainen (GEElab Europe) and Keimpe de Heer (HKU) we took over Rotslab in Utrecht for a weekend, what a ride!

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Thanks to all participants of the summer school games and play

To some the idea of being cooked up in a classroom for two weeks in the middle of August might not be the perfect idea of spending summer. But for me, I enjoyed every moment of it! The summer school was beyond expectations.