Author: kanishka-goonewardena

Kanishka Goonewardena was trained as an architect in Sri Lanka and now teaches urban design and critical theory at the University of Toronto. He is the author of “The Future of Planning at the 'End of History',” in Planning Theory (2003).

  • The Crisis in Sri Lanka

    Sri Lanka is being convulsed by political crisis. A lasting solution will require transcending the politics of ethnic nationalism and neoliberal technocracy – analysis by Kanishka Goonewardena. Keep reading »

  • Palestine: A Political Travelogue

    Palestine has long been central to colonial and anti-colonial imaginaries – of the Ottoman and British empires, and Zionist and Arab nationalisms, before becoming a key site of inspiration for left and anti-colonial internationalism and recent scholarship on decolonial resistance. The International Conference of Critical Geography in Ramallah, Palestine, in July 2015, extended this trajectory … Watch video »