Arjuna Parakrama

University of Colombo, Sri Lanka; Former Carnegie Council Fellow

Arjuna Parakrama is a senior lecturer at the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. His research interests include Sri Lankan politics, especially elections, border wars, media, and ethnicity, identity & language; community activism; environmental activism; and ethnic conflict.

Featured Work

APR 19, 2001 Podcast

The Camera Never Lies: Trauma in Sri Lanka

Is there a condition that may be called collective trauma? Arjuna Parakrama thinks so. He has filmed his fellow Sri Lankans discussing the impact of ...

APR 19, 2001 Transcript

The Camera Never Lies: Trauma in Sri Lanka

Is there a condition that may be called collective trauma? Arjuna Parakrama thinks so. He has filmed his fellow Sri Lankans discussing the impact of ...