Conferences

Promoting Equality and Public Integrity: the Role of Constitutional Courts

Three judges, from three different legal traditions, the Latin American, the South ...

Freedom of Religion in Divided Societies of Asia : Law, Politics and Rights

The International Centre for Ethnic Studies (ICES), the Centre for Asian Legal Studies (CALS) in the National University of ...

Addressing Labour’s Precariousness in Sri Lanka and Beyond

A conference on Sri Lanka Labour, to be held on ...

Reimagining Womens Empowerment in South Asia: Pathways and Policies to Achieving Gender Equality

  9-10 October 2017: Colombo   The ICES-organised international conference was held in Colombo in partnership with the Urban Institute (UI) and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC).   The conference included a pre-conference workshop at the ICES on the 9 October for internal learning among GrOW (Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women) researchers from ...

Religion and Constitutional Practices in Asia

The International Centre for Ethnic Studies (ICES) and the Centre for Asian Legal Studies (CALS), National University of Singapore (NUS) are pleased to ...

Questions of Memory, Justice and Reconciliation in Societies Post Conflict

upcoming international conference on "Questions of Memory, Justice and Reconciliation in Societies Post Conflict" on 13th & 14th September ...

Up-country Tamils: Charting a New Future

The conference will bring together scholars of Up-country Tamils in ...

Engaging ​s​tate administrators in peace-building, reconciliation and social integration: Training program​me​ for ​the ​SLAS ​Batch of ​2015

ICES co-hosted the module on Nation-Building and Social Integration for the 2015 batch of the Sri Lanka Administrative ...

Caste, Social Justice and Democracy in Sri Lanka

This conference will be held in ICES Colombo with the participation of over 50 researchers from Sri Lanka and abroad. Invited speakers include ...

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TRUTH-SEEKING AND PROSECUTION:GIVING MEANING TO SRI LANKAS TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE PROCESS

  Almost seven years after the end of the war, Sri Lanka is on the verge of beginning the long and arduous road of transitional justice. In January 2015, Sri Lanka underwent a dramatic shift in political power, with the fall of the Rajapakse regime and the election of Maithripala Sirisena as the President of ...