Robin Halpin

Robin Halpin has been an active member of the Radical Anthropology Group for ten years since returning to London after a career in Vienna and Thessaloniki as an EFL teacher specialising in adult learners in business and academia. He was born in London in 1955 and read Philosophy and Economics at UCL. He is currently active as a translator from German to English, focussing on the works of the 'value-dissociation critique' school of Marxism. His interests include hunter-gatherer ethnography, the origins of symbolic consciousness and constitution of power-objects, German Idealist philosophy, especially that of Hegel, Marx's critique of political economy, the legacy of the Situationist International, psychedelia, hiking and real ale.