We live in an era of digitally-mediated relationships. From finding a spouse online to daily interactions facilitated through social media, many people build and sustain both platonic and romantic relationships with technology. Virtual worlds are also spaces for these interactions. This special issue is dedicated to an exploration of such topics in a collection of articles exploring “real virtual relationships.”
The JVWR seeks to develop a special issue dedicated to an exploration of the Mind as an umbrella concept of research with relations to virtual worlds.
We are happy to announce the publication of a NEW ISSUE of the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research (JVWR): Volume 10, Number 1: Assembled 2017 Issue Editor: Victoria McArthur, University of Toronto, Canada The 2017 Assembled issue of the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research is a collection of four interdisciplinary research papers, representing the diversity… Continue reading Assembled 2017
We are happy to announce the publication of a NEW ISSUE of the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research (JVWR): Volume 9, Number 3: Edge Issue editor: Yesha Sivan, Coller Institute of Venture, Tel Aviv University, Israel A collection of 5 papers which suggest new angles and unique points of view, is presented in this Edge issue.… Continue reading JVWR new issue “Edge” is published!
The Journal of Virtual Worlds Research (http://www.jvwresearch.org/) is an online, open access academic journal that engages a wide spectrum of scholarship and welcomes contributions from the various disciplines and approaches that intersect with virtual worlds research. Virtual worlds ignite a continuously evolving area of study that spans multiple disciplines and the JVWR editorial team looks… Continue reading CfP for a Quick Turnaround Issue ‘Assembled 2016’
Dear Tzafnat, We are happy to announce the publication of a NEW ISSUE of the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research (JVWR): Volume 9, Number 2: Assembled 2016 (Part 2) Issue editors: Suely Fragoso, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil; Maria del Carmen Gil Ortega, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK; Athanasios… Continue reading JVWR Assembled 2016 (Part 2) V9 (2)
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