Lecturer in International Relations, Cardiff University
Alena Drieschova is Lecturer in International Relations at Cardiff University. She works on the role of material culture and technology in international relations, and on nationalism, ethnic conflict, and processes of nation-state formation. She employs ethnographic methods in her research. Her regional focus centres on Europe and South Asia. She lived in Sri Lanka during the civil war in 2006 and 2007-2008.
Jun 07, 2019 16:01 pm UTC| Insights & Views
I was in Sri Lanka, near the city of Matale, when the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks happened. The last time I was in the country was in 2008, when the war between the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (Tamil Tigers) and...