Nelly YAA Pinkrah is a cultural and media theorist and political activist. She is a research assistant at Leuphana University of Lüneburg, where she is writing her doctoral thesis on Édouard Glissant and Cybernetics. In 2013 she co-organized the annual conference of the German Society for Media Studies, and since November 2013 she has also been working at the Centre for Digital Cultures, affiliated to Leuphana University. Her areas of interest are (digital) media and technology, political thoughts and practices, black feminist and postcolonial theory, decoloniality, and cultural history. She is actively engaged in different political projects and is a Humanity in Action Senior Fellow.
As of January 2019