Sociologist and essayist
Olivier Caïra is a lecturer in sociology at the IUT of Évry (University Paris-Saclay). He conducts his research at the Centre Pierre Naville (Évry) and at CRAL (EHESS Paris) on the experiences of fiction, interactive scriptwriting and leisure industries. His main publications are : Hollywood face à la censure (CNRS Éditions 2005), Jeux de rôle : les forges de la fiction (CNRS Éditions 2007), Définir la fiction (Éditions de l'EHESS 2011), Le Cerveau comme machine (Georg 2020) and Le Goof au cinéma (L'Harmattan 2020, with Réjane Hamus-Vallée). He is also an author of role-playing and board games.