Events

Rwanda’s experience of building post-ethnic identity

Rwanda’s experience of building post-ethnic identity by Dr. Danielle Beswick Date: Monday, November 7, 2011 at 5:30pm Location: ICES Auditorium ...

From War to Peace: Perspectives from the East

The International Centre for Ethnic Studies (ICES) conducted a workshop entitled “From War to Peace: Perspectives from the East” in Batticaloa on the 26th and 27th of November 2011. The primary objective was to analyze key developments since the end of war and identify the challenges the country faces as it emerges from 30 years ...

Why social reconciliation through cultural exchanges is important, and more is better

by Shakya Lahiru Pathmalal Two years after the war the importance of social reconciliation among different communities is more important than ever. Reconciliation, as John Paul Lederach puts it, is ‘the restoring and healing of torn-apart relationships’, For some of us in cosmopolitan cities such as Colombo, Galle and Kandy, the interaction between individuals from ...

Amores Perros by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

AMORES PERROS (Mexico)  A Film by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu Date: Friday, October 28, 2011 at 2:30 and 5:30pm Location: ICES Auditorium ...

Social Realism in Literature

Social Realism in Literature by Madeleine Wightman (Writer, Critic and Editing Professional) Date: Monday, October 24, 2011 at 5:30pm Location: ICES Auditorium ...

Reflections on the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission

by Dinesha Samararatne and Dayani Panagoda Date: Thursday, 3rd November, 2011 – 5:30 – 7:00pm Location: ICES Board Room ...

Religion, Homosexuality and Homophobia

Religion, Homosexuality and Homophobia together on any given day makes for a sensitive and controversial issue. It was this issue that was addressed at a discussion at the International Centre for Ethnic Studies (ICES) on Thursday 19 May 2011. The discussion was attended by Dr. Lenagala Siriniwasa Thera, Rev. Sydney Knight and N.M. Reyaz who ...

Conflict Early Warning and a Critical Approach

Conflict Early Warning and a Critical Approach by Tadakazu Kanno (Ph.D Candidate at the Department of War Studies, King’s College, London) Date: Monday, September 26, 2011 at 5:30 p.m Location: ICES Auditorium ...

Northern Youth enjoy Southern Hospitality

by Michelle Karunaratne Edith Wharton once said, “there are only two ways of spreading light – to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it”. In that enlightened spirit of cultural give and take, the International Centre for Ethnic studies (ICES) conducted a program from August 18-21 called Exposure Visit. ...

The Other Woman by Don Roos

THE OTHER WOMAN  A Film by Don Roos Date: Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 3:00 and 5:30 p.m. Location: ICES Auditorium ...
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