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Sanmugeswaran, Pathmanesan. “How are Tamil Villages Reconstructed? Ethnography of Place-Making in Post-war Reconstruction in Sri Lanka.” In Rebuilding Communities After Displacement, edited by Mo Hamza, Dilanthi Amaratunga, Richard Haigh, Chamindi Malalgoda, Chathuranganee Jayakody, and Anuradha Senanayake, 269-288. Cham: Springer, 2023.

This paper presents research on Tamil placemaking practices, arguing that the post-conflict reconstruction of Tamil Hindu villages is a process in which Jaffna Tamils cultivate a post-war sense of place by recollecting…