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 Family Outing

Shortlisted in the Himal Short Story Competition 2019.

Dear Swara Bhaskar

Shortlisted in the Himal Short Story Competition 2019.

A test for Maldivian democracy

A co-author of the critical Maldivian Democracy Network report reflects on the forced closure of the organisation.

Death and education at a film festival

Film Southasia 2019 provided a glimpse of what Southasia is thinking, feeling, and creating.