Isabelle Borsus

Isabelle Borsus is a PhD student and assistant in anthropology at the University of Liège (Lasc / IRSS / FaSS) and assistant professor in social sciences and communication at the Haute Ecole Libre Mosane (Helmo). Her thematic areas of research are anthropology of techniques, enchantment devices and the modelling of living beings.

Le jeu de rôle comme espace potentiel : contribution à une anthropologie de l’enchantement

Isabelle Borsus et Grégory Pogorzelski | 11.09.2020

In this article, we would like to contribute to the drawing of the contours of enchantment as a concept by confronting it to the scene of tabletop role playing game. To this end, we will defend the hypothesis that role playing game could be approached as an enchantment device (dispositif d’enchantement), itself considered as a « potential space » (Belin, 2002) framing and encouraging the emergence of an extra-daily experience. At first, we will discuss the environment of the [...]