Events

Ethical Futures: Dialogues on State, Society and Ethical Existence

30th, 31st May & 1st June 2013
International Centre for Ethnic Studies, Colombo
It has been three years since the end of the war and Sri Lanka still struggles to respond to some of its long standing challenges. While there is an absence of armed conflict ...

it’s a girI

On December 19, 2011, the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 to declare October as the International Day of the Girl Child , to recognize girls’ rights and unique challenges girls face around the world. For its second observance ...

Widows

Monday 3rd December 2012 at 4.30 pm ICES auditorium 2 Kynsey Terrace Colombo 8 Feroze Kamardeen and his Cast will perform “Widows” and engage in a Discussion on their interpretation of the plot, the characters, and the play ‘s relevance to post war societies. ...

The Reluctant Fundamentalist

The Reluctant Fundamentalist is a 2012 political thriller based on the 2007 best-selling novel The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Moshin Hamid, directed by Mira Nair, starring Riz Ahmed and Kate Hudson , ShabanaAzmi, Om Puri, Liev Schreiber. ...

International Day of the Girl Child 2013

On December 19, 2011, the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 to declare October as the International Day of the Girl Child , to recognize girls’ rights and unique challenges girls face around the world. For its second observance, this year’s Day will focus on “Innovating for Girls Education.” In India, China and many ...

‘Herstories’ in Jaffna

ICES partnered with Viluthu to take the exhibition ‘Herstories’ to Jaffna. ‘Herstories’, an archival project researched and curated by Radhika Hettiarachchi, is first of a series of Sri Lankans’ histories that focuses on mothers from the South and North. It highlights their strength in the face of adversity, and their hopes for their children’s ...

The people’s right to know

With staggered power cuts being imposed in different areas and the country surviving on billions of dollars in debts, we need to stress again the urgent need for a Right to Information Bill. Some years ago UPFA leaders were boasting about so many new power plants which would make it possible to supply electricity even ...

Picturing Reconciliation Film Festival comes to Kandy

Showing at the E.L. Senanayake Children’s Library Auditorium, Kotugodella Veediya, Kandy 7th, 8th, 9th, October 2012 To download the Kandy schedule click here (07th-09th September) click Here A former Liberian General traverses the country seeking forgiveness; Palestinians and Israelis come together to stop violence; a Cambodian film-maker persuades a Khmer Rouge leader to talk about his ...
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