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A/Prof Anoma Pieris

Anoma Pieris is an associate professor at the Faculty of Architecture Building and Planning. She is an architectural historian by training with a specialist focus on South and Southeast Asian architecture. Her interdisciplinary approach draws on history, anthropology and geography with an additional interest in gender studies.

Her publications include, Architecture and Nationalism in Sri Lanka: The trouser under the cloth (Routledge 2012) and Hidden Hands and Divided Landscapes: a penal history of Singapore's plural society (University of Hawaii Press 2009). Anoma is co-author with Janet McGaw of the forthcoming book Assembling the Centre: Architecture for Indigenous Cultures. Australia and Beyond (Routledge 2014). She teaches in both the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.



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