I am a PhD student at the University of Manchester based in the Russian & East European Studies department and studying gaming culture in Russia. My thesis maps the variations of genre, identity, discourse and online interactions amongst Russian-speaking videogame players. The project is strongly influenced by my interests in youth culture and subcultures, themes which my BA and MA dissertations also shared. I also have some forthcoming work on the much-discussed Russian community within the space MMO EVE Online.
To talk research and videogames, to request copies of publications or presentations or to share ideas, track me down in my natural habitat:
Or email me: goodfellow.cat at gmail