Arjuna Parakrama

University of Colombo, Sri Lanka; Former Carnegie Council Fellow

Arjuna Parakrama

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.

Last Updated: June 8, 2017

  • Identity in Crisis or Crisis as Identity: Notes to the Margins of this War [Monograph], Newton Gunasinghe Memorial Lecture, Colombo, Sri Lanka (December 1998).
  • De-Hegemonizing Language Standards: Learning from (Post) Colonial Englishes about "English" (MacMillan, 1995)
  • "Language & Rebellion: Discursive Unities and the Possibility of Protest, a Subalternist Account of the 1848 Rebellion in Ceylon" [Monograph] (Catha, 1990).