Ina Boesch is a cultural scholar, author and editor.

She writes books on European cultural history and is a curator of cultural projects and exhibitions.

She studied Ethnology, History and Journalism at the University of Zurich, lived in Mexico, did research in Peru and wrote her doctorate about Swiss history.

For many years she worked as a cultural editor and scriptwriter for Swiss Radio’s culture channel (Radio SRF2 Kultur) and as a lecturer in cultural studies at the Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK). 

She worked for development organizations both in Switzerland and abroad, traveling to many countries in Latin America, Africa and Asia.

She lives and works in Zurich (and New York).

Languages: German, English, Spanish, French, Dutch

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 Ina Boesch, Size: 15x10cm, JPG, 300 dpi (Photo Pia Zanetti)

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Professional milestones
Cultural and contemporary history


Cultural exchange / transculturalism / multiculturalism

Artistic practice

Biographical writing



Awards and Scholarships
2014 Support from the «Stiftung für Frauenarbeit» foundation for research in connection with the book «Die Dada»
2006–2007 Studio Scholarship from the Zuger Kulturstiftung (Culture Foundation) Landis & Gyr 
1997–2000 Scholarship from the Swiss National Science Foundation
l995 Zurlauben Prize from the Zuger Kulturstiftung Landis & Gyr awarded to the Literature editors at DRS2 
l992 Award from the City of Zurich to the Literature editors of Swiss Radio DRS2