Call: Nordic DiGRA (Digital Games Research Association) 2023

Call for Research Contributions

Nordic DiGRA (Digital Games Research Association) 2023
April 27-28, 2023
Uppsala, Sweden

Submission deadline: November 18, 2022

The Nordic DiGRA Conference returns in spring 2023, this time in Uppsala, Sweden. This will be a fully in-person two-day event on 27 – 28 April 2023.

Nordic DiGRA (Digital Games Research Association) invites research contributions in the form of extended abstracts. We accept deviations from the format as well as creative interpretations (such as panels, workshops, demos, etcetera).

We invite contributions from within and across any discipline committed to advancing knowledge on games. The conference theme this year, Interdisciplinary embraces, speaks to the multidisciplinary nature of the field of games research. We ask for extended abstracts in a first round, with all accepted speakers invited to submit full papers for a special issue in the Transactions of the Digital Games Research Association (ToDiGRA) journal.


Research contribution submission deadline: 18 November 2022
Presenter acceptance notification: 1 February 2023
Conference: 27-28 April 2023
Journal full paper deadline: 30 May 2023


The theme this year is Interdisciplinary Embraces. This theme aims to celebrate the multidisciplinary belongings of researchers interested in games and the fact that our subject thrives in the cross section of different academic fields. Additionally it is a nod to the end of the necessary physical separation during the pandemic. We ask that submissions relate to the conference theme by being clear on disciplinary belongings, positions, and transgressions, all to encourage the interdisciplinary embraces of the research presented.


Nordic DiGRA invites authors to submit papers reporting new research. In a first round extended abstracts need to be anonymised and submitted in the DIGRA template (word document) to the paper track. Suggested length is 3 pages + references, we do accept deviations from the format (for example panels, workshops and demos).

All contributions should be submitted through EasyChair. Reviewers will judge the quality of the submission as well as the fit to the conference theme.

Accepted extended abstracts will be invited to submit a full paper for a special conference issue in the Transactions of the Digital Games Research Association international, peer-reviewed journal (ToDiGRA, ISSN: 2328-9422). This is done to accommodate the variety of publishing strategies of various disciplinary belongings of game research scholars. Full papers will go through an additional round of peer-review.


Conference website:

Direct your questions to the organising team:

  • Lina Eklund, organiser, lina.eklund (at)
  • Jon Back, co-organiser, jon.back (at)
  • Björn Sjöblom, submission chair, bjorn.sjoblom (at)
  • Paulina Rajkowska, social activities chair
  • Andreas Bergqvist, volunteer coordinator
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