Sharika Thiranagama

Sharika Thiranagama is associate professor of anthropology at Stanford University. Her research explores the intersection of political mobilization and domestic life, focusing on highly fraught contexts of violence, inequality, and intense political mobilization. She is the author of numerous publications including In My Mother’s House: Civil War in Sri Lanka (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011) and coeditor of Traitors: Suspicion, Intimacy, and the Ethics of State-Building (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009) and the special issue “Civility: Global Perspectives” in Anthropological Theory (June-September 2018).


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