Suvendrini Perera


Suvendrini Perera is a professor of cultural analysis and the acting director of the Australia-Asia-Pacific Institute at Curtin University.

She attended the University of Sri Lanka and completed her PhD at Columbia University, New York. Her most recent publication is a co-edited anthology, At the Limits of Justice: Women of Colour on Terror (Toronto University Press, 2014). 

Her book on survival media will be published by Palgrave in 2015.


In flight

EssayON 9 APRIL 2013, a boat carrying sixty-seven asylum seekers from Sri Lanka made its way undetected through several levels of surveillance and border security to sail straight into the port of Geraldton. It was lunchtime, around 1 pm,...

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