Laura Basu is a writer and independent scholar currently affiliated with the Institute for Cultural Inquiry, Utrecht University. She writes on a range of issues to do with culture, society, economics and politics. She holds a PhD from Utrecht University and has held academic appointments at Cardiff, Amsterdam and Melbourne Universities and the University of Southern California.

Her books Media Amnesia and The Media & Austerity both came out in April 2018.

Contact Laura: l.s.basu at uu.nl