Dr.H. Kumarasingham

Dr Harshan Kumarasingham is a Senior Lecturer in British Politics at the University of Edinburgh and researches on British history, constitutional law and politics particularly in the former British Empire and Commonwealth. He is the author of A Political Legacy of the British Empire - Power and the Parliamentary System in Post-Colonial India and Sri Lanka, ( London: I.B. Tauris, 2013) and has edited multiple works on commonwealth constitutionalism and politics including,  Viceregalism - The Crown as Head of State in Political Crises in the Postwar Commonwealth, Palgrave Macmillan, 2020 and Liberal Ideals and the Politics of Decolonisation, London: Routldege, 2020 and is currently coediting, The Cambridge Constitutional History of the United Kingdom Prior to Edinburgh, Dr Kumarasingham held many international appointments including Smuts Fellow in Commonwealth Studies at the University of Cambridge, Alexander von Humboldt Fellow and Lecturer in Comparative Politics at Ludwig Maximilan University in Munich, Rydon Fellow at King's College London and Endeavour Research Fellow at the University of Sydney.