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Re: [xmca] FW: Cultural History of Play

Indirectly related to your forwarded post Mike :  Rebecca Mead on how
playground design affects children’s brains:



Mary van der Riet; School of Psychology; University of KwaZulu-Natal
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>>> mike cole <lchcmike@gmail.com> 06/29/10 18:22 PM >>>
Thanks Rod. I know that several XMCA folks are interested in this topic.
I think that publication of part of Elkonin's doktorat would be a
contribution here.

On Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 1:31 AM, Rod Parker-Rees <
R.Parker-Rees@plymouth.ac.uk> wrote:

> Dear all,
> I thought some of you might be interested in this.
> With best wishes,
> Rod
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Issues around children's play needs [mailto:
> PLAY-CHILDREN@JISCMAIL.AC.UK] On Behalf Of Alice Atkinson-Bonasio
> Sent: 29 June 2010 08:34
> Subject: Cultural History of Play
> Dear List Members,
> I am currently conducting some preliminary research for an edited
> collection of works addressing the cultural history of Play.  We are
> particularly interested in work that addresses and unpacks the meaning
> cultural importance of particular play phenomena in the past. This is
> about the objects and mechanics of play in and of themselves, but the
> that play as it happened in the past is connected to wider structures
> identity, power, pleasure, work and consumption practices, etc.
> We are aiming to gather material and a list of contributors for a
> in 2011, with a planned date for publication around the end of 2012.
> If you have some material that might be appropriate or would like to
> involved, please do get in touch as soon as possible. Equally, if you
> unsure that your area of interest fits the above description, drop me
a line
> and I'll be happy to clarify things.
> Furthermore, if anybody has any suggestions of other email groups
> might be relevant to this project, please do let me know.
> Many thanks in advance for your help and I look forward to your
> All the best,
> Alice Atkinson-Bonasio
> Research Assistant
> "Cultural History of Play" Project
> University of the West of England
> Alice.Atkinson-Bonasio@uwe.ac.uk
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