Dinesha Samararatne

Dinesha Samararatne is a law academic with an interest in public law in Sri Lanka, including constitutional law.

Sri Lanka’s constitutional ping-pong

The 20th Amendment in historical perspective.

Sep 25, 2020

Latest Articles

Sustaining the myth of merit

How technical knowledge became the preserve of a ‘meritorious’ upper-caste elite.

From Bin Qasim to Ertugrul

How the Pakistani state has revived the use of historical drama as a political tool.

The costly spectacle of cricket

What COVID-19 reveals about the spectacle of cricket and inequality within the cricket fraternity.

The early story of Christianity in Northeast India

Colonial officers, venture capitalists and Baptist missionaries in the Naga highlands.