Events

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 ...

Meeting of Changing Minds: Nominations and Votes for Women

Final Sharing Meeting of Changing Minds: Nominations and Votes for Women: Hon. M Sumanthiran, TNA MP calls for a campaign to increase representation of women 22nd June 2012, Cinnamon Grand A meeting to share the experiences and findings of the Changing Minds: Nominations and Votes for Women programme implemented by the International Centre for Ethnic Studies (ICES) in ...

An Evening of Brazilian Cinema

An Evening of Brazilian Cinema conducted by Sanjeev Hewavitharne (Film Critic, Writer and Director)   Date:  Thursday, 7 June 2012 at 5:30pm Location:  ICES Auditorium, Colombo ...

Coping with little support: Batticaloa’s women ex-combatants and their reintegration

by Sonny Inbaraj Krishnan The end of hostilities in May 2009 saw some 270,000 to 300,000 Tamils fleeing the conflict zone in the North and settling in camps for internally displaced people. Fleeing the fighting, together with the civilians, were thousands of Tamil Tiger combatants – many of them injured women fighters – both young ...

History after the War

by Dr. Nirmal Ranjith Dewasiri Date: Wednesday, 18 May 2012 from 2:00-4:00pm Location: Main Post-Office Auditorium, Kandy ...

International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO)

International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO) Film Screening of “Repeal 365 A” 17th May 2012   Shakya Lahiru Pathmalal making the welcome address ...

History after the War (Review)

by Dr. Nirmal Ranjith Dewasiri Date: Wednesday, 18 May 2012 from 2:00-4:00pm Location: Main Post-Office Auditorium, Kandy  ...
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