Events

Religion as a Cultural Resource in the Making of Asian Modernities

‘Religion as a Cultural Resource in the Making of Asian Modernities’ ICES Auditorium, No 2 Kynsey Terrace, Colombo 8 on Thursday 3rd January, 2013 at 4.pm. Arjun Appadurai is currently Goddard Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University. Arjun Appadurai served as Senior Advisor for Global Initiatives at ‘The New School’ in ...

Human Rights International Film Festival

Human Rights International Film Festival December 10 – 12, 2012 Daily 3:00 p.m and 5:30 p.m. International Centre for Ethnic Studies is pleased to invite you to the International Human Rights Film Festival – Monday, December 10th to Wednesday, December 12th at the ICES Auditorium, 2, Kynsey Terrace, Colombo 8 at 3:00 p.m. and 5:30 ...

Ethical futures

Ethical futures: Dialogues on state, society and ethical existence 30th , 31st May & 1st of June, 2013 Call for papers, innovative narratives and panels, and short documentaries open PDF for details (add this PDF named ..” Ethical futures-call for papers” ) ...

In the Thick of Disaster

In the Thick of Disaster Relief at the IDP Camps in Vavuniya, 2009 Speakers Dr. A. Safras Ms. Myrna Setunga Dr. Michael Roberts will preside Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 5:00pm at the ICES Auditorium, 2, Kynsey Terrace, Colombo 8 From late April Dr. Safras was pitched into the heart of the medical relief endeavour ...

National Convention on Saving State Education

National Convention on Saving State Education Today, the state education sector is facing many serious challenges: drastic funding cuts, unprecedented political interference and ad-hoc policy interventions at all levels is seriously affecting the ability of the state education sector to provide a high quality educational service to Sri Lankan citizens. For a country such as ...

FOOTNOTE (Israel)

A film by Joseph Cedar (add flyr) Date: Thursday, 29 November 2012 at 3:00pm and5:30pm Location: ICES Auditorium, Colombo FOOTNOTE (Israel) is the tale of great rivalry between a father and son, two eccentric professors, who have both dedicated their lives to work in Talmudic Studies. The father, Eliezer, is a stubborn purist who fears ...

Sri Lankan Communities with Lusitanian Linguistic Links by Dr Shihan de Silva Jayasuriya

(Senior Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London)| on Tuesday 24th July 2012 at 4.00 pm at the ICES Auditorium, 554/6A, Peradeniya Road, Mulgampola, Kandy0 Dr Shihan de Silva Jayasuriya is a Senior Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies (University of London), a member of the UNESCO International Scientific Committee (Paris)  and  an ...

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. ...

The LLRC: From Recommendations to Actions

by Prof. Rajiva Wijesinha One of the saddest aspects of the last three years has been the corrosive distrust among all political players. This is almost relentlessly exacerbated by several factors. The first, and perhaps the most worrying, is what I term a failure of rationalism, the practice of judging situations not in terms of ...

Four Days in September

Four Days in September (Brazil) A film by Bruno Baretto   Date: Friday, 29 June 2012 at 3:00pm and 5:30pm Location: ICES Auditorium, Colombo ...
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