SOAS University of London

South Asia Section, School of Languages, Cultures & Linguistics

Louise Harrington

BA (Trinity College Dublin); MA, PhD (SOAS)
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Comparative partitions; conflict and post-conflict literature and cinema; border studies; migration and diaspora studies; South Asia; Ireland; Israel/Palestine.



Harrington, Louise (2016) '‘Conflict cinema’ and hostile space in Northern Ireland and Palestine'. Text, (34), pp 1-15.

Harrington, Louise (2016) 'Crossing Borders in Partition Studies and the Question of the Bangladesh Liberation War.'. Post Colonial Text, (11) 2, pp 1-16.

Harrington, Louise (2014) 'Simulating South Asia: literature, culture and belonging in Ireland'. South Asian Diaspora. Special Issue: Unrepresented Regions, Unheard Stories: Mapping Diasporic Identities, (6) 1, pp 19-32.

Harrington, Louise (2013) 'Women and Resistance in West Bengal and Bangladesh: 1967 – 1971'. The Journal of Post-Colonial Cultures and Societies. Special Issue 2 Femininity, Violence, and the National Narrative, ed. V.G. Julie Rajan, (4) 2, pp 47-79.

Harrington, Louise (2012) 'What's in a Name?'. The Irish Indian, (3), pp 25-26.

Harrington, Louise (2012) 'Ireland, India and Cultures of Exchange'. The Irish Indian 2, pp 24.

Harrington, Louise (2011) '“Fragmentary Evidence”: the Struggle to Narrate Partition'. South Asian Review, (31) 1, pp 262-276.

Book Chapters

Harrington, Louise (2016) 'The (De)Humanization of Militant Bodies'. In: Iswarya, V. and Black, D., (eds.), The Cosmic and the Corporeal: Interdisciplinary Explorations of Time, Space and Body.. Wellington: Institute of Interdisciplinary Inquiry. [Forthcoming]

Harrington, Louise (2014) 'The New Irish? Indian Diasporas in Ireland.'. In: Dwivedi, Om Prakash, (ed.), Tracing the New Indian Diaspora.. Leiden; New York: Brill; Rodopi, pp 63-80.

Harrington, Louise (2012) '“Fragmentary Evidence”: the Struggle to Narrate Partition'. In: Dwivedi, Om Prakash, (ed.), The Other India: Narratives of Terror, Communalism and Violence. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp 75-89.

Harrington, Louise (2011) 'An-Other Space: Diasporic Responses to Partition in Bengal'. In: Christian, Rita and Misrahi-Barak, Judith, (eds.), India and the Indian Diasporic Imagination. Montpellier: Presses universitaires de la Méditerranée, pp 237-250.

Harrington, Louise (2007) 'The Train Nation: the Railway as a Leitmotif in South Asian Literature'. In: Lurdos, Michèle and Misrahi-Barak, Judith, (eds.), Transport(s) in the British Empire and the Commonwealth. Montpellier: Presses universitaires de la Méditerranée, pp 289-307.

Book Reviews

Harrington, Louise (2015) 'Review of: Writing India Anew: Indian English Fiction 2000-2010. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2013'. The Newsletter: the International Institute for Asian Studies, (72) Autumn, pp 14-15.

Harrington, Louise (2015) 'Review of: Rai, Rajesh and Chitra Sankaran, eds. Religion and Identity in the South Asian Diaspora, and Ajaya Kumar Sahoo and Gabriel Sheffer, eds. Diaspora and Identity: Perspectives on South Asian Diaspora. New York: Routledge, 2014. '. Exemplar: the Journal of South Asian Studies, (3) 1, pp 57-62.

Harrington, Louise (2014) 'Review of: Lahiri, Jhumpa. The Lowland. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.'. Warscapes: independent online magazine.

Harrington, Louise (2013) 'Review of: Banerjee, Sikata. Muscular Nationalism: Gender, Violence, and Empire in India and Ireland, 1914-2004. New York and London: NYU Press, 2012.'. Gender, Place and Culture: A Journal of Feminist Geography, (20) 6, pp 832-4.


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