Researching Play – Challenges and Opportunities 27th ICCP World Play Conference Vilnius, Lithuania, 2017 The 27th ICCP World Play Conference will be held on the 15-17th of June 2017.
The conference is organized by International Council for Children‘s Play in cooperation with the Play Research Laboratory of Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Education. Play is studied across the whole range of academic disciplines, from computing science to sports science and from history to philosophy. Across these diverse disciplines a vast range of methodologies and methods are used to arrive at a better understanding of the fascinating phenomenon of children’s play. ‘Researching Play – Challenges and Opportunities’ aims to share effective ways of researching play and to promote discussion about the methodical challenges faced by play researchers.