Disputation: Niri Talberg

Master Niri Talberg at the Department of Education defends his doctoral dissertation for the degree of PhD:

Young Poker players. Learning processes between education and stigmation.

Niri Talberg

Trial lecture - time and place

His trial lecture will be held Monday 9 April 2018, 10.15 - 11.00, in Lecture Hall 3, Helga Engs building, Blindern.

Lecture title

Gaming and transmediality: Games work through a number of platforms, from face to face to virtual reality, with different Interfaces.  Position poker between the analogue and the digital, and compare with other time-consuming games that stir present debates.  How does the general development of digital technology  influence how we use and experience games?

Adjudication committee

  • Professor Hans Jørgen Wallin Weihe, Department of Social and Educational Sciences, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences (the first opponent).
  • Associate Professor Torill Elvira Mortensen, Center for Computer Games Research, IT-Universitet, Copenhagen, Denmark (the second opponent).
  • Professor Leif Christian Lahn, Department of Education, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Oslo, is third member of the committee and the committee's coordinator.

Chair of defence


  • Research Professor Svenn-Erik Mamelund, Centre for Welfare and Labour Research, Work Research Institute, OsloMet - Oslo Metropolitan University.
  • Associate Professor Kristinn Hegna, Department of Education, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Oslo.

Additional information


Information in Norwegian

Published Mar. 23, 2018 10:37 AM - Last modified May 16, 2018 2:24 PM