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Nelly Y. Pinkrah

Nelly Y. Pinkrah

Member, Formerly Organizing Member

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Nelly  Y. Pinkrah is a Ph.D. student at the DFG funded research training group  »Cultures of Critique« and research assistant at Leuphana University in  Lueneburg, Germany. Her research is interested in following Édouard  Glissants oeuvre comprised of his poetics and poetic knowledge, his  understanding of and play with language, and of revolutionary concepts  such as Creolization, Relation and opacity to link it to a cybernetic  epistemology, to computational knowledge and realities, and to  contemporary politics. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Ethnology,  African Studies and Sociology and a Master’s Degree (with  distinction) in »Culture, Arts, and Media – Kulturwissenschaften«. From  November 2012 until October 2013 she co-organized the annual conference  of the German Society for Media Studies and since November 2013 she has  been working at the Centre for Digital Cultures in Lueneburg. She is  actively engaged in different political projects and is a Humanity in  Action senior fellow. Her areas of interest are: (digital) media and  technology, political thought and practices, black feminist  and postcolonial theory, decoloniality, and cultural history.

She worked at the GEM Lab in the Media and Paranoia project.

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