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Nira Kinjit Wickramasinghe (Nira)

1964-05-08 te Colombo, Sri Lanka

Promotie (1989)

Type examen
University of Oxford (UK)
Ethnic Politics and the Minorities in Ceylon (1927-1947)

Buitengewoon Hoogleraar (2009)

Buitengewoon Hoogleraar
Aziatische Talen en Culturen
Modern South Asian studies
Datum benoeming
Datum oratie


  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (2015), Sri Lanka in 2014: Cracks in the Edifice, Asian Survey 55(1): 60-66.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (2015), Colonial Governmentality and the political thinking through '1931' in the Crown colony of Ceylon/Sri Lanka, Socio 05: 99-114.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (2014), 'Sri Lanka in 2013:Post-war Oppressive Stability', Asian Survey 54(1): 199-205.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K (2014), Metallic Modern. Everyday Machines in Colonial Sri Lanka . New York Oxford: Berghahn Publ.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (2014), Sri Lanka in the Modern Age. A History. London and New York: C. Hurst, Oxford University Press.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (2013), Producing the Present. History as Heritage in Post-War Patriotic Sri Lanka, Economic and Political Weekly XLVIII(No 43): 91-100.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K (2013), Fashioning a Market: The Singer Sewing Machine in Colonial Sri Lanka. In: Daniel T. Rodgers, Bhavani Raman, Helmut Reimitz (Red.) Cultures in Motion. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (2012), 'Democracy and entitlements in Sri Lanka: The 1970s crisis over university admission', South Asian History and Culture 3(1): 81-96.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (2011), 'Colonial governmentality: Critical notes from a perpsective of South Asian Studies', Comparativ. Zeitschrift fur Globalgeschichte und vergleichende Gesellschaftsforshung 21(1): 32-40.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (2011), Authenticity and hybridity: Scrutiinsing heritage, IIAS newsletter 57: 20-21.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (2010), Sri Lanka. The Triumph of vulgar patriotism, Current History 109(726): 158-162.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (2010), Colonial Influence on dress in Sri Lanka. In: Dhamija J. (Red.) Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion. Vol 4. South Asia and Southeast Asia. Oxford and New York: Berg Publishers. 249-254.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (2010), Sri Lanka's Independence: Shadows over a Colonial Graft. In: Brass P.R. (Red.) Routledge Handbook of South Asian Politics. India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal. Abingdon UK: Routledge. 41-51.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. & Haniffa F. (2010), Sri Lanka. In: Dhamija J. (Red.) Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion. Vol 4. South and Southeast Asia. Oxford and New York: Berg Publishers. 95-101.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (2009), The Imagined Spaces of Empire’. In: Jazeel T., Brun C. (Red.) Spatialising Politics. Culture and Geography in Postcolonial Sri Lanka. New Delhi, Thousand Oaks, London, Singapore: Sage. 24-43.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (2009), After the War: A New Patriotism in Sri Lanka, Journal of Asian Studies 68(4): 1045-1054.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (2009), Sri Lanka in 2008. Waging War for, Asian Survey 49(1): 59-65.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (2009), Many little revolts or one Rebellion? The Maritime provinces of Ceylon/Sri Lanka between 1796 and 1800’, South Asia. Journal of South Asian Studies 32(2): 170-188.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (2008), Sri Lanka in 2007. Military Successes, but at Humanitarian and Economic Costs, Asian Survey 48(1): 191-197.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (2007), Sri Lanka’s Conflict: Culture and Lineages of the Past, Journal of International Affairs 60(1): 107-124.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (2006), Unthinking the Terrorism-Globalisation Nexus’. In: Ahmed I. (Red.) Understanding Terrorism in South Asia. Beyond Statist Discourses. New Delhi: Manohar. 371-411.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (2006), Sri Lanka in the modern age. A history of contested identities. London and Honolulu: C. Hurst and Hawaii University Press.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (2006), La Petition Coloniale. Objet de controle, objet de dissidence, Identity, Culture, Politics 7(1-2): 82-97.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (2006), L’Invention du Vetement National au Sri Lanka. Habiller le corps colonise.. Paris: Karthala presse.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (2005), The Idea of Civil Society in the South. Imaginings, Transplants, Designs’, Science and Society 69(1): 458-486.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (2005), University Space and Value : Three Essays. Colombo: International Center for Ethnic Studies.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (2003), The Return of Keppetipola’s Cranium: The Construction of Nationalism in Sri Lanka. In: Pandey G., Geshiere P. (Red.) The Forging of Nationhood. The contest over ethnicity, citizenship and history. New Delhi: Manohar and SEPHIS. 129-156.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (2003), Dressing the Colonised Body: Politics, Clothing and Identity in Colonial Sri Lanka. New Delhi: Orient Longman.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (2002), ‘From Hybridity to Authenticity: the Biography of a few Kandyan Things’. In: Silva N. (Red.) The Hybrid Island. Culture Crossings and the Invention of Identity in Sri Lanka. London and Colombo: Zed and SSA. 71-92.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (2001), Civil Society in Sri Lanka. New Circles of Power. New Delhi, Thousand Oaks, London: Sage Publishers.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (2001), History Writing: New Trends and Methodologies. Colombo: International Center for Ethnic Studies.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (2000), ‘Migration and Migrant Communities in early twentieth century Sinhala Nationalism. In: Bates C. (Red.) Community, Empire and Migration: South Asians in Diaspora,. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 153-184.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (1997), 'The Return of Keppetipola's Cranium. Authenticity in a New Nation', Economic and Political Weekly, Economic and Political Weekly 32(30): 85-92.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (1995), Ethnic Politics in Colonial Sri Lanka 1927-1947. New Delhi: Vikas Publishers.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (1995), History outside the Nation', Economic and Political Weekly 30(26): 1570-1572.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (17 september 2010), Rajapaksa Makes a Move. Wall Street Journal Asia: 9-9.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (2012), Review [Bespreking van: (2011) Biyanwila, Sumithra Janaka: The Labour Movement in the Global South. Trade Unions in Sri Lanka.] Geschichte.Transnational.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (2006), [Bespreking van: Banerjee, M. and Miller D. (2003) The Sari] Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 12: 710-711.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (1996), [Bespreking van: van der Veer P (1994) Religious Nationalism. Hindus and Muslims] Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars 27: 78-79.
  • Wickramasinghe N.K. (1995), Discourse of Difference [Bespreking van: Metcalf T.R (1994) Ideologies of the Raj, The New Cambridge History of India, Vol. III, 4,] Economic and Political Weekly: 2864-2865.


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