Dr Jagath Bandara Pathirage

PhD and BA (Colombo) MSc (Edinburgh)

University Fellow

Jagath Bandara Pathirage, completed his first degree in sociology at the University of Colombo in Sri Lanka and MSc in social anthropology at the University of Edinburgh in UK. He was a research consultant for the University of Sussex in UK from 2007-to 2008 and then a senior research fellow at MARGA institute in Sri Lanka from 2008- 2011. He holds a teaching position at Department of Sociology at the University of Colombo. 

PhD Project Title

Transnational - Home: A study of Sri Lankan immigrants and process of integration.

Research Interests

  • Migration studies/ transnational practices
  • Anthropology of Body, Landscape
  • Sexuality
  • Anthropology of Religion


Professor Rolf Gerritsen (Northern Institute)
Professor Ruth Wallace (Northern Institute)

Jagath Bandara Pathirage


T: + 61 8 8946 7468
E: jagathbandara.pathirage@cdu.edu.au

Darwin, NT