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By Shermal Wijewardene
Wijay K. nagaraj
2014
This is a finely researched and written monograph on human rights practice in Sri Lanka from the perspective of a selection of social actors engaged in it … Read More

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ICES Research Paper No. 13
By Farzana haniffa
July 2014
The northern Muslims together with all protracted IDPs displaced prior to 2008 became a low priority case load for return and resettlement assistance in the aftermath of the ‘end’ of the war in Sri Lanka in 2009

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By Sanayi Marcelline
2014
war making and state building’ traces the failure of democratic state reform in the past thirty years in Sri Lanka … Read More

Women livelihoods

In spite of the fact that Sri Lanka is at the top among South Asian countries in terms of Gender Empowerment Measure, Gender Inequality Index, or Gender Gap Index, Sri Lanka has the lowest labour force participation rate of women… Read More

Through research, dialogue, education, and community interventions, this project will enhance understanding between and amongst different religious groups in Sri Lanka … Read More

The ending of the war was seen by many as a paradigm-shifting moment in the country’s history. But more than four years since the end of the war Sri Lanka remains a troubled nation. New forms of conflict are emerging along with new majority-minority configurations. This project seeks to address … Read More

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Founded by Regi Siriwardena in 1984 as The Thatched Patio, Nethra (renamed in 1994)has aligned itself with the academic research that ICES has carried out over the years. This year, ICES is reviving Nethra as a blog…Read More

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The aim of this site, moderated by the International Center for Ethnic Studies (ICES), Colombo, is meant to complement the official site of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC). This site will seek to place … Visit Site