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

Latest Articles

‘A picture of malicious intention’

On the Chinese embassy’s undiplomatic letter to a Nepali newspaper.

Between big data and big brother

Why the overwhelming control over data by governments and large corporations doesn’t bode well for democracy.

Second Class

Shortlisted in the Himal Short Story Competition 2019.