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Thanges Paramsothy

2019 Tamil Studies Visiting Scholar

Thanges Paramsothy obtained his PhD in anthropology and master’s in refugee studies at the University of East London, after an undergraduate degree in sociology from the University of Peradeniya.  He co-edited a book, Casteless or Caste-blind, and has published a number of articles on caste, religion and Tamil refugee diaspora. In spring 2019, he is teaching ASIAN 4437 "Formations of Tamilness in Sri Lankan and Transnational Contexts."