Call for Participation

The workshop ”Interactive Storytelling for Communities, Heritage and Public Engagement” will be organized as part of the NordiCHI 2024 conference on 13th October 2024 in Uppsala.

We invite scholars and practitioners to submit their workshop papers to share their work and current research related to all things with interactive storytelling. Those interested should submit a proposal (max 4 pages excluding references) outlining their interest in the topic and a short author biography (one-half page). The submissions are due x/x/2024 (according to the NordiCHI instructions).

Submission topics include but are not limited to;
• Case Studies and Applications
• Methods for Creating Interactive Storytelling
• Community-Based Interactive Storytelling
• Using Interactive Storytelling as a Tool for Inclusive Design Processes
• Interactive Storytelling for Learning and Education
• Interactive Storytelling to Mediate Cultural Heritage
• Ethical Explorations of Interactive Storytelling
• Indigenous Storytelling and AI
• Transformative Roleplaying and Play
• Storytelling for Critical Design, Sustainability and Futuring
• Wellbeing, Health and Social Inclusion through Interactive Storytelling

Link to the Submission system added later.


SIIRI PAANANEN, University of Lapland, Finland
KARIN JOHANSSON, Uppsala University, Sweden
LARS AILO BONGO, UiT The Arctic University of Norway and Sámi University of Applied Sciences, Norway
ELEFTHERIOS PAPACHRISTOS, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
MARI SUOHEIMO, Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Norway
MIKAEL WIBERG, Umeå University, Sweden
JONNA HÄKKILÄ, University of Lapland, Finland