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Ana-Nzinga Weiß M.A.

Ana-Nzinga Weiß
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Division Journalism Studies

Institute for Media and Communication Studies

Department of Political and Social Sciences


Researcher in the research project "G-Versity - Achieving Gender Diversity"

Garystr. 55
14195 Berlin

Researcher in the research project "G-Versity - Achieving Gender Diversity", Freie Universität Berlin

  • since 02/2021

Erasmus at the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication, Erasmus University Rotterdam

  • 09/2019 - 02/2020

Cognition and Communication M.A., University of Copenhagen

  • 09/2018 - 09/2020

Communication Studies and Business Sciences B.A., Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München 

  • 10/2015 - 07/2018

Research projects

Researcher at the research project "G-Versity - Achieving Gender Diversity" - Project 8: What's on TV? The role of gender and social status in media representation 

Research areas

  • Gender Media Studies
  • Intersectionality
  • Critical discourse analysis


  • Weiß, Ana-Nzinga (09/2022). Portrayals of the shero. Emergent Femininities and Masculinities in 21st Century Media and Popular Culture (EFM), Athen.
  • Weiß, Ana-Nzinga (05/2022). Moving Beyond Epistemic Racism. ICA Preconference 2022, Paris.
  • Weiß, Ana-Nzinga (10/2021). Fighting discrimination: Towards a more inclusive society. European Youth Event 2021, Europäisches Parlament in Straßburg (panel discussion).
  • Weiß, Ana-Nzinga (10/2021). Social minorities and hegemonic knowledge construction in German journalism. Investigating the influence of ‚race‘ and gender on the construction of knowledge about racism on German public television. Panel for PhDs and M.A.s at the annual conference "Medien und Ungleichheiten" of DGPuK in Magdeburg (Media, Public, Gender, International and Intercultural Communication)


  • Weiß, A. (2022). Journalismus- Rassismus – Diversität. Repräsentationen von People of Color und Diversität als Perspektive im deutschen Journalismus. merz, 66(5), S. 46-53.
  • Schemmerling, M. & Weiß, A. (2022). Medien | Pädagogik | Rassismus. Gedanken, Beispiele und Impulse einer kritischen Auseinandersetzung. Editorial. merz, 66(5), S. 6-7.

Extracurricular Events

  • Workshop together with Christina Haritos and Rasika Mahajan on 'Postcolonialism and Decolonizing Knowledge' at the Summer School of the European Training Network 'G-Versity' (Berlin).