Lea Marie Nienhoff
Universität Basel
16. Oktober 2023 - 08. Dezember 2023

Lea Marie Nienhoff is a Ph.D. candidate and lecturer in Urban Studies at the University of Basel. She is a guest researcher at the IRS and will be based at the Research Area Contemporary History and Archive until December 2023. Lea graduated from the M.A. Critical Urbanisms with a thesis on the decolonial politics of Mozambican contract workers in East Germany.

She pursues her doctoral research as part of the SNF-funded research project “Decolonizing Socialism: Entangled Internationalism. An Intersectional Study of Cold War Projects from East Germany in Cinema and Cybernetics with Relevance for the 21st Century”, based at HEAD Genève.