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

Southasiasphere: ISSUE #2

The long walk home for migrants, tech and surveillance in the time of COVID-19, pardoning a convicted army officer, and more.

Prisoners in a pandemic

COVID-19 reveals structural and systemic inequalities in Sri Lanka’s prison system.

Doctors without armour

Working without protective gear during the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers in Pakistan say they are on a suicide mission.

COVID-19: Southasian states of emergency

A legal analysis of the origins and possible impacts of emergency law.