Sinthujan is listed as a guest speaker for one of our discussions but they do not work at Cumberland Lodge. We cannot share their contact details and it is not always possible for us to pass on contact enquiries to past speakers.
Sinthujan Varatharajah is an independent scholar and essayist based in Berlin. The focus of their work is statelessness, mobility and geographies of power, with a special focus on infrastructure, logistics and architecture. Varatharajah publishes essays and graphics on the topics of colonialism, asylum policy and displacement on Instagram (@varathas). In 2020, Varatharajah participated in the 11th Berlin Biennale for contemporary art with the installation ‘how to move an arche’. They also co-curated the event series ‘Dissolving Territories: Cultural Geographies of a New Eelam’ in Berlin. Between 2017-2018, Varatharajah was, among other things, an Open City Fellow and a Member of the European Commission’s inaugural European Migrant Advisory Board. Varatharajah's first book will be published next fall by Hanser Verlag.