Archaeology and Gaming: The Bryn Celli Ddu Minecraft Experience, Online, Wednesday, 18. November 2020
About this Event
Date: Wednesday 18th November 2020
Time: 4pm - 5pm
Location: Online - A link will be sent to registered participants
Tickets: Free - Available on Eventbrite
In this online talk, Dr Ben Edwards (Manchester Metropolitan University) will discuss the recreation of the Stone Age site Bryn Celli Ddu (Angelsey) in Minecraft, and how it enables teachers, kids and adults to explore the archaeology around the 5,000 year old site – one of the most impressive megalithic tombs in the UK.
Organised by the Manchester Game Studies Network (MGSN) at Manchester Metropolitan University. The Manchester Games Studies Network (MGSN), established at Manchester Metropolitan University in 2016, is an interdisciplinary research group working on games and play. Our focus is on both analogue and digital games, and the MGSN team brings together academics and practitioners from a range of disciplines, including Education, English, Games Design, History, Media Studies, Psychology, Science Communication, and Sociology. Find out more about the network here.
Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to disability equality. If you have any access requirements, please let us know by emailing email before you attend to help us to make sure that your visit to the event is as enjoyable as possible.