Helena Patzer

Instytut Etnologii i Antropologii Kulturowej, Uniwersytet Warszawski

Cultural anthropologist. She defended her Ph.D. thesis at the Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, University of Warsaw (titled Long-distance Care. Transnational Practices of Filipino Immigrants in Boston), based on multi-sited research in the USA and in the Philippines. Her main research interests include migration, transnationalism, and long-distance family care, the anthropology of development; and research methodology. Recipient of a Kosciuszko Foundation scholarship at Harvard University, and a research grant from the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education. Author of an ethnographic film Money Tree (2013). She cooperates with the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, Foundation for Somalia, The Polish Institute of Anthropology, and The Ethnographic Laboratory Association.