Tamara Fernando

Tamara Fernando is a PhD student in History at the University of Cambridge. Her research focuses on pearls and pearl diving in the Indian Ocean. Instagram: @lankanhistory, Twitter: TamaraFernando3.

Liquid power

On the feats and failings of Southasia’s attempts at regulating water.

Nov 14, 2019

Crossroads in Sri Lankan history

Cosmopolitanism as an antidote to the island's nationalist history.

Nov 05, 2018

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Art of the everyday on Divar Island.

What has Southasia been reading: 2021 Edition

Book recommendations from our contributors and Southasia’s prominent writers, translators, intellectuals and journalists.

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Looking back at 40 years of Bangladesh’s garment industry.

Rethinking Bangladesh: A Southasian Conversation

A freewheeling conversation on Bangladesh’s present, as well as the forces shaping its future.