Board Game Studies Colloquium XX

Board Games Studies Colloquium XX - Models, Metaphors, Meanings

The colloquium is an annual event which gathers together a wide range of scholars, curators, inventors, collectors, and enthusiasts from around the world to present and discuss new research in the field of mainly historical board, card, and dice games. The participants represent a wide range of disciplines, including archaeology, history, philology, anthropology, mathematics, psychology, computer science, and many more.

The upcoming colloquium will be hosted in the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies (ToRS) by PhD fellow Jacob Schmidt-Madsen from 17-20 May, 2017. For further information, please visit or write to

The colloquium is open for submission of abstracts until 1 Feb, 2017. The call for papers can be downloaded here.

The colloquium is open for registration until 10 Mar, 2017. Please visit the registration page on the colloquium website.