Dr Louise Harrington

Published: 6 Oct 2016


Dr. Louise Harrington trained in literary, film and cultural studies in Trinity College Dublin and the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. She is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Alberta in Canada, working on cultural responses to global partitions and ethno-religious conflict. She has conducted fieldwork in Bengal and the India-Bangladesh borderlands, researching the everyday impact of the border and the legacy of partition. She has published on the Bangladesh Liberation War, female militancy, violence against women, trauma and displacement. Her research topics include (forced) migration and transnationalism, war and conflict, border studies, life in post-conflict societies, and gender and sexuality.