Susanna Jorek

Universität Leipzig

Susanna Jorek specialised in Urban Studies, Postcolonial Theory, Migration and Diaspora, Cultural Studies, Black Studies, Intersectionality and Qualitative/Interpretative Research. For her PhD research, she conducted an ethnography on different heritage practices in a city titled ‘Heritage Communities and (Street) Heritage in Contemporary Urban Spaces. On the Role of Museums, Communities and Neighbourhoods’, where she presented and analysed heritage practices in relation to different communities and urban spaces.

She is particularly interested in exploring and comprehending collaborative practices, social realities, communities and cultural productions through the application of participatory and ethnographic methods.


Jorek, Susanna (2022): Rezension zu: Florvil, Tiffany Nicole: Mobilizing Black Germany. Afro-German Women and the Making of a Transnational Movement. Urbana 2020: in: Connections. A Journal for Historians and Area Specialists, 07.01.22.

Jorek, Susanna; White, Finn (2021): Doing the Work: Exploring Black History in Bristol Museums. In Museological Review 25.