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The research work of the Centre has been published in various journals and books with national and international publishers.

Shreen, Kala. (under peer-review). The Social Life of Kottan Basket: Craft Production, Consumption and Circulation in Maruska Svasek and Birgit Meyer (eds.) Creativity in Transition: The Politics and Aesthetics of Circulating Images, Oxford: Berghahn.

Shreen, Kala. (forthcoming). Temple-Centered Nattukottai Chettiar Society. Chennai: Palaniappa Bros.

Shreen, Kala. 2013. Craft Aesthetics: Tradition, Innovation, Artification in Celebrating Crafts, pp 245-257, Belgium: World Crafts Council.

Shreen, Kala. 2013. Living Legends in Celebrating Crafts, pp 132-210, Belgium: World Crafts Council.

Shreen, Kala. 2013. Handcrafting Luxury at Ganjam in Celebrating Crafts, pp 223-228, Belgium: World Crafts Council.

Shreen, Kala. 2013. At the Art Galleries in Celebrating Crafts, pp 232-243, Belgium: World Crafts Council.

Shreen, Kala. 2013. Craft Avatars in Celebrating Crafts, pp 245-248, Belgium: World Crafts Council.

Shreen, Kala. 2011. Tracking the Trajectory of Religious Material Culture in Tamilnadu, Podcast, Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies, University of Oxford, www.ochs.org.uk.

Shreen, Kala. 2010. Socio-cultural Dimensions of Ritual Objects: Nagarathar Rites of Passage. The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Vol. 5, No. 5, pp 79-92. Common Ground Publishing, Champaign - Illinois. ISSN 1833-1882.

Shreen, Kala (Associate Editor) 2010. The International Journal of the Humanities, Vol.8. Champaign - Illinois: Common Ground Publishing.

Shreen, Kala. 2009. Religion, Function and Community: A Funeral Case of the Nattukottai Chettiars of Tamilnadu in Social Anthropology in India: An Ethnography of Policy and Practice, Vol. III (ed. Nanjunda, D.C.), New Delhi: Sarup Book Pub.

Shreen, Kala. 2009. Return of the Rituals: Rites of Passage of Nagarathar Children. Chennai: The Chettinad House.

Shreen, Kala. 2008. The Social Function of Religion: A Case of the Nattukottai Chettiars. International Research Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 1, No. 2, July/Dec, pp 65-75.

Shreen, Kala. 2008. Celebrating Children, The Nagarathar Way. Chennai: The Chettinad House.

Shreen, Kala. 2007. The Role of a Temple among the Nattukottai Chettiars. Indian Journal of Public Affairs and Policy Research, Vol X - No.1-4.

Shreen, Kala. 2002. Temple Intervention among the Nattukottai Chettiars. Journal of Institute of Asian Studies, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp 93-104.