Transgression in Games and Play Workshop Program

The Transgression in Games and Play Workshop is soon coming up, and here is some information for participants.

This workshop is a paper workshop for the upcoming anthology Transgression in Games and Play (eds. Jørgensen and Karlsen), and by invitation only.

Workshop program:

Monday Aug 22: 09.30-18.00

  • 09.30-09.45: Welcome and introduction
  • 09.45-12.00: Session 1
  • 12.00-13.00: Lunch
  • 13.00-15.15: Session 2
  • 15.15-15.45: Break
  • 15.45-18.00: Session 3
  • 20.00: Dinner

Tuesday Aug 23: 09.00-16.00

  • 09.00-10.30: Session 4
  • 10.30-10.45: Break
  • 10.45-12.15: Session 5
  • 12.15-13.15: Lunch
  • 13.15-15.30: Session 6
  • 15.30-15.45: Final words
When arriving at Oslo Airport Gardermoen, you should take Flytoget (the airport express train) to Oslo Sentralstasjon (Oslo Central Station). From there, you can either walk (20 mins), take bus no. 34 or 54 (10 mins), or a taxi to the Vulkan area at Grünerløkka.
Both buses leave from the outside of Oslo S:
  • No. 34 leaves from Biskop Gunnerus’ gate on the north side of the station, and is bound for Tåsen.
  • No 54 leaves from Jernbanetorget on the west side of the station, and is bound for Kjelsås st.
NB: New venue:
The workshop takes place at Westerdals Oslo ACT‘s rooms at Christian Krohgs gt 32, room 305

Kristian will take you there from the hotel on Monday morning at 09.10.

Participants stay at the Vulkan Scandic hotel close to the venue:


Dinner on Monday at 20.00 is at Trattoria Popolare.

An informal gathering for those who arrive on Sunday is held at Cafe Sara from 20.30 onwards. Meetup in the hotel reception at 20.15, or get there on your own.

Lunch on Monday is provided by
Lunch on Tuesday is at Funky Fresh Food.


Contact info:
Faltin +47 90 73 70 88
Kristian +47 99 60 98 54
Kristine +47 90 94 66 49

About Kristine Jørgensen

Professor in Media Studies at the Department of Information Science and Media Studies, University of Bergen. Project manager and principal investigator of the Games and Transgressive Aesthetics project.

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