CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY RISK RESEARCH WORKING GROUP
A cross disciplinary collective including scholars from across the disciplines of anthropology, applied human sciences, geography and sociology, as well as the fine arts, turning their attention to studying and theorizing risk.
RISK AND RESPONSIBILIZED CONSUMPTION
A team of early career researchers supervised by Dr. Martin French working on risk , consumption, gaming and gambling in every day life.
CASINO ETHNOGRAPHY WORKING GROUP
This group approaches the contemporary casino as a space of risk and consumption, but also as a feast for the senses. We work with the principles of sensory ethnography in order to explore the feel, experience and atmosphere of the casino.
Meet the Members of
Concordia University Research Risk Working Group
The JR Team has collaborated with several organizations to create events drawing in speakers and participants from around the world.
Most recently was the Interactive and virtual Symposium of 2021 on Gam(bl)ing: Commodification of Leisure in the Digital Era, with guest speaker Edward Snowden.