Prof. Dr. Helene Basu


Prof. Dr. Helene Basu is the Director of the Master Program in Visual Anthropology, Media and Documentary Practices at the University of Münster. She is the head of the Institute of Ethnology (WWU) and holds the position of Principal Investigator at the Cluster of Excellence for “Religion and Politics in Pre-Modern and Modern Cultures” at WWU.

Prof. Dr. Helene Basu studied social anthropology at Free University Berlin where she earned the PhD in 1993. She taught anthropology at Free University Berlin, Heidelberg University and the University of Iowa and has published several books.