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ICES Research Paper No. 12
By Charan Rainford
June 2014
In the aftermath of military defeat of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam in May 2009, the government has embarked on exclusive economic development programmes … Read More

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ICES Working Paper No. 6
By Chulani Kodikara
December 2014
Women’s representation in electoral political bodies in Sri Lanka … Read More

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ICES Working Paper No. 5
By Chulani Kodikara
July 2014
Women’s representation in electoral political bodies in Sri Lanka … Read More

Women livelihoods

Poverty levels among women in the war-affected Northern Province are among the highest in the country. Since the end of the war in 2009, there have been several initiatives by the Government, the non-governmental and… 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