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Gabriele Ferri <[log in to unmask]>
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Gabriele Ferri <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 17:40:10 +0200
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Applications are now open for the 'Games for Cities' EU COST training
school (Amsterdam, October 10-14, 2016). The training school is open to
graduate students (PhD and advanced Master), early-career researchers, and
practitioners (urban planners, architects, designers, artists...).

In the Games for Cities Training School, participants will explore the
design of playful installations and urban games in public spaces as a means
of ‘citizen empowerment’. In particular, trainees will investigate how play
and games can be used to engage and activate citizens around the advent of
a ‘circular economy’.

The Games for Cities training school will alternate short lectures to
(game)design sessions in an interdisciplinary studio setting.

For more information, and to apply (deadline August 28th 2016 24:00 CET):

The EU COST CyberParks Training Schools are free of charge. Trainees will
be selected by the corresponding Training School Programme Committee.
Students will receive a grant to support travel and daily allowance after
completion of the course, following the conditions detailed in the call for

Organizers: COST Cyberparks, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, Play
the City Foundation, as part of the Games for Cities Programme

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