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Unmaking the Nation: The Politics of Identity and History in Modern Sri Lanka (1995 | 2009).

Pradeep Jeganathan & Qadri Ismail (eds.)

Now in a 2nd Edition, with a new preface, and a comprehensive index.

"Stimulating... Excellent..." -- Journal of Asian Studies. 

"Will be of great value to all those concerned with... nationalism [and] violence..." -- Arjun Appadurai.

"...[F]orces us to think about Sri Lankan symbolic and social formations in an entirely novel fashion." -- Gananath Obeyesekere


The second volume of Domains, (the refereed, scholarly journal of the International Centre for Ethnic Studies, Colombo, Sri Lanka) contains: (Click to order it now from Amazon!)DomCov2.jpg


Selvi’s Revenge by Mangalika de Silva


 Ethnic differences and urban neighbourhood relationships among slum dwellers of Colombo by Niriellage Chandrasiri Niriella


 Towards a political economy of Sri Lanka’s ‘ethnic’ conflict by Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah

Broken Glass:Women, Violence and the Rule of Law by Radhika Coomaraswamy, which is a Domains Re-Collection.


Mangalika de Silva is a PhD student of anthropology at the Amsterdam School for Social Science Research (ASSR) University of Amsterdam, in the Netherlands. Niriellage Chandrasiri Niriella is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Urban Studies at the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.  Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah is a doctoral candidate in the School of Geography, University of Oxford.

Radhika Coomaraswamy directs the International Centre for Ethnic Studies, Colombo and chairs Sri Lanka’s Human Rights Commission. She served as United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women for a decade.


Domains is edited by Senior Research Fellow Pradeep Jeganathan.

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