Anouk Madörin



Am Neuen Palais 10
Building 22, Room 0.30
14469 Potsdam


Anouk is a feminist researcher based in Berlin. Before joining the Department for English and American Studies as a lecturer in Cultural Studies, she was a doctoral fellow at the DFG-funded research training group “Minor Cosmopolitanisms” and a visiting scholar at the Department for Media, Music, Culture, and Communication at Macquarie University of Sydney. Her doctoral thesis “Shadow Archives. Europe’s border and surveillance technologies between colony and crisis” examined the (post-)colonial media and security architecture of the European Border Regime. Anouk's research interests include visual and digital culture, media theory, postcolonialism, border studies, racial capitalism, the history of technology and gender and sexuality. She holds a BA in Gender Studies from the University of Basel (Switzerland) and an MA in Cultural Theory and History from Humboldt-University of Berlin.


The Sexual Politics of Border Control (co-authored with Michelle Pfeifer and Billy Holzberg). Journal for Ethnic and Racial Studies, forthcoming 2021.

Unruly faces. Refugee protest and imperial faciality. In: Dos Santo Bruss, S; Gasser L; von Rath A (ed.) The Minor on the Move: Doing Cosmopolitanisms. Berlin: Edition Assemblage, 2021.

Technè. In:  Xiang, Z (ed.) minor cosmopolitan. Thinking Art, Politics, and the Universe Together Otherwise. Zürich: Diaphanes, 2020.

'The view from above’ at Europe’s maritime borders: Racial securitization from visuality to postvisuality. European Journal of Cultural Studies 23(5), 2020.