2016, Clare Harris, Photography and Tibet, London: Reaktion Books
2012, Clare Harris, The Museum on the Roof of the World: Art, Politics and the Representation of Tibet, University of Chicago Press.
2011, Clare Harris, Generation Exile: Exploring New Tibetan Identities, Hong Kong: Rossi and Rossi and Hanart.
2005, Clare Harris and Monisha Ahmed (eds), Ladakh: Culture at the Crossroads, 2005, Mumbai, India: Marg Publications (reprinted 2010).
2003, Clare Harris and Tsering Shakya, Seeing Lhasa: British Depictions of the Tibetan Capital 1936 – 1947, 2003, Chicago: Serindia Publications.
1999, Clare Harris, In the Image of Tibet: Tibetan Painting after 1959, 1999, London: Reaktion Books (Winner of the International Jury prize for the best book in Visual Anthropology awarded by the International Centre for Ethnohistory in 2000).
Selected articles and contributions to books
2013, Clare Harris, ‘Digital Dilemmas: The Ethnographic Museum as Distributive Insitution’, Journal of the Anthropological Society of Oxford 5 (2), 2013, pp. 125-136.
2013, Clare Harris, ‘In and Out of Place: Tibetan Artists' Travels in the Contemporary Art World’, Visual Anthropology Review 28 (2), pp. 152-163.
2013, Clare Harris and Michael O'Hanlon, ‘The Future of the Ethnographic Museum’, Anthropology Today 29 (1), pp. 8-12.
2013, Clare Harris, ‘The Potala Palace: Remembering to Forget in Contemporary Tibet’, South Asian Studies Journal 29 (1), pp. 97-111.
2013, Clare Harris, ‘In and Out of Place: Tibetan Artists' Travels in the Contemporary Art World’, In Fuyubi Nakamura, Morgan Perkins and Olivier Kirscher (eds) Asia Through Art and Anthropology: Cultural Translation Across Borders, London, New York and Sydney: Bloomsbury, 2013, pp. 33-46.
2013, Clare Harris, ‘Digital Dilemmas: The Ethnographic Museum as Distributive Insitution’, In Vito Lattanzi, Sandra Ferracuti and Elisabetta Frasca (eds) Beyond Modernity: Do Ethnographic Museums need Ethnography?, Soprintendenza al Museo Nazionale Preistorico Etnografico 'Luigi Pigorini', Rome: Espera Libreria Archeologica, 2013.
2008, Clare Harris, ‘The Creation of a Tibetan Modernist: The Painting of Gonkar Gyatso’, In Elizabeth Edwards and Kaushik Bhaumik (eds) Visual Sense: A Cultural Reader, Oxford and New York: Berg, pp. 351-358.
2007, Clare Harris, ‘British and German Photography in Tibet in the 1930s: The Diplomatic, the Ethnographic, and Other Modes’, In Isrun Engelhardt (eds) Tibet in 1938-1939: Photographs from the Ernst Schäfer Expedition to Tibet, Chicago: Serindia Publications, pp. 73-90.
2007, Clare Harris, ‘The Buddha Goes Global: some thoughts towards a transnational art history’, In Deborah Cherry and Fintan Cullen (eds) Location, Oxford: Blackwells, 2007, pp. 166-188.
2006, Clare Harris, ‘From Lhasa to London: Gonkar Gyatso’, Art Asia Pacific (50), pp. 110-113.
2006, Clare Harris, ‘Tibet: Photography and the construction of place’, In Robin Lenman (ed.) The Oxford Companion to the Photograph, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005, pp. 626.
2006, Clare Harris, ‘Reshaping Tradition: The Life and Work of Nawang Tsering’, In Monisha Ahmed and Clare Harris (eds) Ladakh: Culture at the Crossroads, Mumbai, India: Marg Publications, pp. 82 – 93.
2006, Clare Harris and Monisha Ahmed, ‘Introduction’, In Monisha Ahmed and Clare Harris (eds) Ladakh: Culture at the Crossroads, Mumbai, India: Marg Publications, pp. 11–19.
2004, Clare Harris, ‘The Photograph Reincarnate: The Dynamics of Tibetan Relationships with Photographs’, In Elizabeth Edwards and Janice Hart (eds) Photographs Objects Histories, London: Routledge,, pp. 132 – 147.
2003, Clare Harris and Tsering Shakya, ‘Seeing Lhasa: British Photographic and Filmic Engagement with Tibet’, In Clare Harris and Tsering Shakya Seeing Lhasa: British Depictions of the Tibetan Capital 1936 – 1947, Chicago: Serindia Publications: Chicago, USA,, pp. 1–76.
2001, Clare Harris, ‘Objects of Meditation and Education: Images of Ladakh by Robert Powell’, In Michael Oppitz (ed.) Robert Powell: Himalayan Drawings, Völkerkunde Museum, University of Zurich, pp. 53-60.
2001, Clare Harris, ‘The Politics and Personhood of Tibetan Buddhist Icons’, In Christopher Pinney and Nicholas Thomas (eds) Beyond Aesthetics: Art and the Technologies of Enchantment, London: Berg, pp. 181-199.
2000, Clare Harris, ‘Alternative Centres: India’, In Martin Kemp (ed.) The Oxford History of Western Art, Oxford: University of Oxford Press, pp. 478 – 481.
1998, Clare Harris, ‘Imagining Home: Imaging Exile. Children's Paintings from the Tibetan Homes Foundation, Mussoorie’, In Frank Korom (ed.) The Art of Exile, Santa Fe: Museum of New Mexico Press, pp. 121-135.
1997, Clare Harris, ‘Towards a Definition of Contemporary Style’, In Jane Casey Singer and Philip Denwood (eds) Towards a Definition of Style: The Arts of Tibet, London: Laurence King Publishing, pp. 262-271.
1997, Clare Harris, ‘Struggling with Shangri-La: The Works of Gongkar Gyatso’, In Frank Korom (ed.) Constructing Tibetan Culture: Contemporary Perspectives, Montreal: World Heritage Press,, pp. 160 - 177.
Reviews in the European Journal of Himalayan Research, the American Journal of Asian Studies, American Journal of Religious Studies and the Art Newspaper.