Heslop, L.A. In a Merchant’s House: An ethnography of life and work from small town Sri Lanka (in preparation).
Heslop L.A, & Murton, G. (eds.) Highways and Hierarchies: ethnographies of mobility from the Himālaya to the Indian Ocean. (Under contract with University of Amsterdam)
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles - (please contact me directly for access to any articles behind a paywall).
Under review - Heslop, L. A. ‘From haunted houses to housed hauntings: ghosts, oracles, and kinship ambivalence in a Sri Lankan merchant family’. Current Anthropology.
Under review - Heslop, L.A, Rotter, R & L. Jeffery. ‘“It’s a learning process”: Ethnographic reflections on interdisciplinary socio-ecological mixed methods training. Science and Technology Studies. (Co-authored with R. Rotter & L. Jeffery).
2020 – Heslop, L.A. ‘A journey through ‘infraspace’: The financial architecture of infrastructure’. Economy and Society. DOI:10.1080/03085147.2020.1733843
2020 - Heslop, L.A & Jeffery, L. ‘Roadwork: expertise at work building roads in the Maldives’. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute. DOI: 10.1111/1467-9655.13236.
2019 - Heslop, L.A. ‘Trading on Commission in Sri Lanka's Wholesale Scene’, Ethnos: Journal of Anthropology, 84:3, 398-414.
2019 - Heslop L, A. & Cross, J. ‘Anthropology for Sale: introduction’, Ethnos: Journal of Anthropology, 84:3, 369-379.
2016 - Heslop L. A. 'Catching the pulse: money and circulation in a Sri Lankan marketplace'. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute (JRAI). Vol. 22:3, 535-551.
2015 - Heslop, L. A. ‘Signboards and the naming of small businesses: promotion, personhood and dissimulation in a Sri Lankan market town’, SAMAJ: South Asia Multidisciplinary Academic Journal. 12, On Names in South Asia: Iteration, (Im)propriety and Dissimulation.
*2014 - Heslop, L.A. 'On Sacred Ground: The Political Performance of Religious Responsibility'. Contemporary South Asia. 22 (1): 21-36.
*An early version of this paper was awarded, 'Outstanding post-graduate essay' by the British Association for South Asian Studies (2013). And informed a document entitled, 'Of Sacred Sites and Profane Politics', prepared by the Secretariat for Muslims, Sri Lanka (2015)
Heslop L.A, & Murton, G. (eds.) Highways and Hierarchies: ethnographies of mobility from the Himalaya to the Indian Ocean. University of Amsterdam Press (under contract).
2019 - Heslop L, A. & Cross, J. ‘Anthropology for Sale'. Ethnos: Journal of Anthropology.
2015 - Heslop L.A. ‘Protest, Dissent, and Political Change in Post War Sri Lanka’. The South Asianist: The Journal of South Asian Studies. Vol. 4.
Heslop, L.A. 2020. ‘Anthropology, Development and Decolonisation: reflections on principles, practice, and student organising’. Prepared for the ASA 2019 Conference Book. (Forthcoming).
Heslop L.A & Murton G. ‘Why highways make hierarchies: A regional study’. In, Heslop, L.A & G. Murton (Eds.) ‘Highways and Hierarchies: ethnographies of mobility from the Himalaya to the Indian Ocean’. University of Amsterdam Press.
Heslop L.A & Jeffery, L. ‘Encountering Chinese Development: A case study from the Maldives’. In, Heslop, L.A & G. Murton (Eds.) ‘Highways and Hierarchies: ethnographies of mobility from the Himalaya to the Indian Ocean’. University of Amsterdam Press.
Reviews, blogs, magazines and online publishing
Heslop, L.A. 2020. ‘Roadside suspicion, island development, and runways to the sky’. Roadsides/ Alegra Lab.
Heslop, L.A. 2017. 'Liquidity'. Weather Matters.
Heslop, L.A. 2016. 'Publishing for PhD students: Four things to know'. Allegra Lab
Heslop, L.A. 2016. Penny Harvey and Hannah Knox's, 'Roads: An Anthropology of Infrastructure and Expertise'. The LSE Review of Books.
Heslop L.A. 2016. 'On the Hooghly', A review of Laura Bear's 'Navigating Austerity: Currents of Debt Along a South Asian River'. Current Anthropology. 57(03): 379-380.