Human rights day: Film festival

<p>10 December 2014<br /> Human Rights Day film festival organized by the ICES from December 8th to the 10th. Two screenings per day<a href="http://www.ices.lk/human-rights-day-film-festival/">Read more</a></p>

Religious Violence in South Asia: a Lecture by Dr. Ram Puniyani

<p>2 December 2014<br /> Ram Puniyani has worked for several years to promote communal harmony in India.Hewas part of the People’s Tribunal that investigated the violation of the rights of minorities<a href="http://www.ices.lk/religious-violence-in-south-asia-a-lecture-by-dr-ram-puniyani/">Read more</a></p>

Identifying Post-War Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women in Sri Lanka

<p>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<a href="http://www.ices.lk/identifying-post-war-growth-and-economic-opportunities-for-women-in-sri-lanka/" target="_blank">&#8230; Read More</a></p>

Doomed King: In defense of Sri Vikrama Rajasinghe

<p>17 December 2014<br /> As it is a work in progress, Prof. Obeyesekere wishes to distribute his somewhat lengthy and controversial paper to interested members<a href="http://www.ices.lk/doomed-king-in-defense-of-sri-vikrama-rajasinghe/">Read more</a></p>

"OMAR" : A Film by Hany Abu-Assad

<p>28 November 2014<br /> “Omar” is a thriller and a romance with unabashedly melodramatic elements all of which<br /> <a href="http://www.ices.lk/omar-a-film-by-hany-abu-assad/">Read more</a></p>

“12”: A film by Nikita Mikahalkov

<p>30 October 2014<br /> “12” is crime film by Russian director and actor Nikita Mikhalkov. Mikhalkov was awarded the Special Lion at the 64th Venice International Film Festival for <a href="http://www.ices.lk/12-a-film-by-nikita-mikahalkov/">Read more</a></p>

Murder in the Cathedral: The Conspiracy to Assassinate Kirti Sri Rajasinha by Monks and Aristocrats in 1760 CE

<p>29 October 2014<br /> In this case study I re-examine the failed attempt to kill King Kīrti Śri Rājasinha by a section of the Kandyan aristocracy and monkhood in a most gruesome manner in the very premises of the Malvatta monastery<a href="http://www.ices.lk/murder-in-the-cathedral-the-conspiracy-to-assassinate-kirti-sri-rajasinha-by-monks-and-aristocrats-in-1760-ce/">&#8230; Read more</a></p>

Honk: A film by Arnaud Gaillard and Florent Vassault

<p>10 October 2014<br /> At nightfall, on the outskirts of Salt Lake City, surrounded by his family, a grandmother attends the execution of her husband&#8217;s murderer. In Oklahoma, a former death row inmate<a href="http://www.ices.lk/honk-a-film-by-arnaud-gaillard-and-florent-vassault/">Read more</a></p>

Human Rights Practices in Sri Lanka: Towards a Thick Description

<p>By Shermal Wijewardene<br /> Wijay K. nagaraj<br /> 2014<br /> 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<a href="http://www.ices.lk/human-rights-practices-in-sri-lanka-towards-a-thick-description/"> &#8230; Read More</a</p>