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Research Entities

Namur Digital Institute (NADI)
Centre de recherche information, droit et société (CRIDS)

Biographical information

Fanny Barnabé is a postdoctoral researcher at the CRIDS / NaDI of the University of Namur and she is a founding member of the Liège Game Lab.

Her research focuses on video game narration (to which she devoted the book Narration and Video Game: For an Exploration of Fictional Universes), on the different forms of détournement (or remix) of video games (topic of her PhD dissertation), on video game tutorials (that she studied during her mandate as an FNRS Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Liège, Belgium) and on humor and irony in video game streaming on She also studied video game paratext during a one-year research stay at the Ritsumeikan Center for Game Studies in Kyoto (Japan), under the supervision of Professor Hiroshi Yoshida. In 2021-2022, she was a lecturer-researcher at the MNSHS lab ("Digital Methods for Humanities and Social Sciences") of the computer school Epitech in France.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality

External positions

Coordinator of the certificate "Working with videogame culture", Université de Liège

1 Sept 202231 Aug 2023


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