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Dr Felix Stein

Dr Felix Stein

Affiliated Researcher, Division of Social Anthropology


Biography:

MPhil Development Studies, University of Oxford
MPhil Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge
PhD Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge

Editorial Assistant at the Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute (JRAI)

 

Research Interests

Europe (esp. Germany & the UK) and Latin America, capitalism, corporate ethnography, knowledge, labour, personhood, power temporality & time.
My PhD - Wake Work Repeat - The Abstract Labour of German Management Consultants - dealt with German business consultants. My current research investigates the spread of anthropological knowledge in the UK.

Website
www.felixstein.net

Key Publications

Book
- Stein, F. (forthcoming in November 2017) Work, sleep, repeat: The Abstract Labour of German Management Consultants. London School of Economics Monographs on Social Anthropology. Bloomsbury: London.

Selected articles & book chapters

- Stein, F. (forthcoming). "Anthropology’s “impact” – a comment on audit and the unmeasurable nature of critique" The Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute.
- Stein, F. (forthcoming). “Selling speed - management consultants, acceleration and temporal angst.” PolAR - The Political and Legal Anthropology Review.
- Stein, F. (forthcoming) Economies of Legitimacy. In New Directions in Elite Studies. Korsnes Olaf, Johan Heilbron, Johs Hjellbrekke, Felix Bühlmann and Mike Savage (eds.) Routledge: London.
- Eriksen, T. H. and F. Stein (2017). "Anthropology as counter-culture." Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 23(1): 233-238.
- Stein, F. (2016). "'Anthropology needs to go mainstream' - An interview with Gillian Tett." Anthropology Today 32(6): 27-29.
- Helfrich, S. and F. Stein (2011). "Was sind Gemeingüter? [What are common goods?]” Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte 61: 9-15.

Review articles

- Stein, (forthcoming) Review of ‘Anthropology and Economy’, Cambridge Anthropology.
- Stein, 2016 Review of ‘Money from Nothing: Indebtedness and Aspiration in South Africa’, Social Anthropology, 24(1), pp.123-124.