Harini Amarasuriya

Harini Amarasuriya

Harini Amarasuriya is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Social Anthropology at the Department of Social Studies, Open University of Sri Lanka. 

Her research interests are on political activism, social and political movements and state-society relations.   

Tobias Kelly

Tobias kelly

Tobias Kelly is Professor of Political and Legal Anthropology at the University of Edinburgh.

His research interests include human rights, freedom of conscience and political violence. 

Sidharthan Maunaguru

Sidharthan Maunaguru

Sidharthan Maunaguru is an Assistant Professor in Anthropology at the Department of Sociology and South Asian Studies at the National University of Singapore.

He was awarded a Newton International Fellowship by the British Academy and the Royal Society. 

Galina Oustinova-Stjepanovic

Galina Oustinova-Stjepanovic

Galina Oustinova-Stjepanovic completed her PhD at University College London (UCL), where she taught anthropology in 2012-2016. Currently, she is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. 

Her project explores archival and commemoration practices among memory activists in Moscow to understand the significance and politico-ethical implications of accounting for every victim of a mass political atrocity. 

Jonathan Spencer

Jonathan Spencer is Regius Professor of South Asian Language, Culture and Society at the University of Edinburgh.

He has been working with Sri Lankan researchers since the early 1980s, mostly on political and historical topics including the causes and consequences of Sri Lanka’s long civil war.