Dr. Noa Ha is an interdisciplinary urban researcher. Her work focuses on postcolonial urban studies, migrant-diasporic memory politics, critical integration studies and the critique of racism. She has researched and taught at TU Berlin, HU Berlin and TU Dresden (Centre for Integration Studies), is currently acting scientific director of the German Centre for Integration and Migration Studies (DeZIM) and from October 2021 she will be teaching at the kunsthochschule weissensee with Bonaventure Ndikung and Nasan Tur in the Master course ‘Spatial Strategies’. She is involved as a founding member of the German professional society for racism-critical, postcolonial and decolonial research and practice – FG DeKolonial e.V., and is active in the Asian-German association korientation e.V. as well as in various postcolonial initiatives.

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