Prof. Rajasingham on Sri Lanka’s Civil War, Neoliberal Peace, and Ethnographic Fiction

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Join Assistant Professor of English Nimanthi Rajasingham as she explains the history of colonialism in Sri Lanka and the government’s long, brutal war with the Tamil Tigers in this episode of 13, Colgate’s newest podcast. Professor Rajasingham also shares her research into the women’s movement of South Asia and how protest art, literature, and theater all plays into the region’s social movements.

Rajasingham is the fifth professor to be featured on 13. Previous episodes include professors Robert GarlandDanielle LuptonAlicia Simmons, and Jeff Barry

Learn more about Rajasingham’s latest research in her new book, published by Northwestern University Press, Assembling Ethnicities in Neoliberal Times Ethnographic Fictions and Sri Lanka’s War

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