Essay Contest

Prince Takamado Japan Centre for Teaching and Research
– Essay Contest Result –

The Prince Takamado Japan Centre awarded two essay prizes (2000
words) to the best student presentations on Japanese games. These have a value
of $500 CAD each.

The prizes have been awarded to:

  • Ms. Homeira Baghbanmoshiri (PhD student, Kobe University, Japan)
    Title: “Analyzing the “cultural identity” of the game: through the comparison between The Witcher and Final Fantasy game series”;
  • Mr. Nökkvi Jarl Bjarnason (PhD student, University of Iceland, Iceland)
    Title: “Japan and the Rise of National Game Studies”

The conference committee congratulates Ms. Homeira Baghbanmoshiri and Mr. Nökkvi Jarl Bjarnason for their outstanding presentations.