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André Weißenfels


Freie Universität Berlin

Otto-Suhr-Institut für Politikwissenschaft

Arbeitsstelle Politik im Maghreb, Mashreq und Golf

Research Associate

Ihnestraße 22
Room 223
14195 Berlin

André Weißenfels is a research assistant at the Center for Middle Eastern and North African Politics and a PhD fellow at the Berlin Graduate School for Muslim Cultures and Societies. His current research is an ethnographically inspired study of an electronics factory in Tunis. André studies the everyday experiences of employees and analyzes how they relate to institutional frameworks of the factory. His main research interests are: Economic Epistemologies, Bureaucratization, Knowledge-Power-Problematics.

Summer Term 2018:

15103 Proseminar
Neoliberale Gouvernementalität im Maghreb

Winter Term 2018/19:

15007 Proseminar
(PS/MWA) Politik und Transformation von Staatlichkeit im Maghreb, Mashreq und Golf
Gemeinsam mit Prof. Dr. Cilja Harders

Summer Term 2019:

15103 Proseminar:
Arbeit, ArbeiterInnen und Arbeitsplätze in MMG

Presentations and  Papers



2019: Input zur Forschungsethik auf dem Workshop „Ethnographische Politikforschung“ der Themengruppe „Ethnographische Methoden in der Politikwissenschaft“ der DVPW, Leipzig 04.-05. Oktober 2019


2019 : Präsentation Workshop Paper : “The factory as a site of national and individual development. A Tunisian case study”, Internationaler Workshop “Past and Present through the Lens of the Factory”, Panteion Universität Athen, 27.-28. Mai 2019


2018: Vortrag “L’exploitation bureaucratique et la promis de la bureaucratie“,

Internationaler Workshop “Colloque Citoyenneté Industrielle”, L'Institut de recherche sur le Maghreb Contemporain, Tunis, 25.-27.06.2018



2018: Präsentation Workshop Paper “Bureaucratic exploitation of labor and the promise of bureaucracy”, Internationaler Workshop “Across the 'Post‐Industrial' Divide: Rearticulating the Factory as an Object of Inquiry in History and Anthropology“,re:work (IGK Work and Human Life Cycle in Global History), Berlin, 03. Mai 2018


2017: Präsentation Workshop Paper “Bureaucracy at Work. Re-regulation and Re-formalisation of Work in a Tunisian Factory”, Internationaler Workshop “Time and Money: Themes in Labour Relations”, , CeMIS, Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen, 18.-19. Dezember 2017