Events

Theory and Practice of Democracy

“Theory and Practice of Democracy”. Key speakers: Prof Arjuna Parakrama, Department of English, University of Peradeniya and Prof. Sumanasiri Liyanage, Department of Economics, University of Peradeniya. Chaired by Dr. Nishan de Mel, Executive Director, ICES, 20 October 2009. ...

Role of Mosques in Conflict and Peace Building in the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka

“Role of Mosques in Conflict and Peace Building in the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka” by Dr S H Hasbullah Senior lecturer Department of Geography UoP, 13 August 2009. (Chair: Dr Dhammika Herath, Research Fellow, ICES) ...

The Sri Lanka Conference on Peace and Development

23 – 25 August 2009, International Conference: “The Sri Lanka Conference on Peace and Development”, Organized jointly with the University of Peradeniya, the School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg and the Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University with financial support from Swedish South Asian Studies Network (SASNET). ...

Awareness Program for the Pradeshiya Sabha Members of the Kandy District

27 – 28 August 2009, Workshop: “Awareness Program for the Pradeshiya Sabha Members of the Kandy District” ...

Group Discussion

4 August 2009, Group Discussion involving four US scholars, Mr Dov Wilker (American Jewish Committee), Ms Meg Heubeck (Center for Politics, University of Virginia), Carmiel Arbit, Daman Irby – who visited Sri Lanka on a Professional Exchange Program of the American Embassy – and a selected group of Sri Lankans that included clergy, academics, undergraduates, ...

Does Religion Equate with Morality?

“Does Religion Equate with Morality?” by Dr Douglas King An Educational Consultant who has a M.Ed. from Cambridge, U.S.A. and a MA in Community Development and has been working in Sri Lanka six years specializing in Early Childhood Education and Teaching English language, 18 June 2009. (Chair: Prof S N Arseculeratne, Emeritus Prof of Microbiology, ...

Book Launch: “Race and Ethnicity in a Small American Town”

15 May 2009, Book Launch: “Race and Ethnicity in a Small American Town: Diary of a Sri Lankan Anthropologist”, by Prof Joe Weeramunda. ...

The Right to Hire but Not to Fire: Can Sri Lanka Cope with the Global Economic Crisis?

“The Right to Hire but Not to Fire: Can Sri Lanka Cope with the Global Economic Crisis?” by Mrs Shyamali Ranaraja Practitioner in Employment and Labour Laws and Human Resources Management Consultant, 27 May 2009. (chair: Dr Dileni Gunawardene, Senior Lecturer, Dept of Economics, UoP) ...

Ethnic Elections: Myth or Reality?

“Ethnic Elections: Myth or Reality?” by Mr Sebastian Gorenflo A senior student in Cultural Anthropology, Peace and Conflict Studies and History at the University of Marburg, Germany, 26 March 2009. Mr Gorenflo was on a three-month internship at ICES, Kandy office. (chair: Dr Dhammika Herath, Research Fellow, ICES) ...

Revealing Kandyan Dance

“Revealing Kandyan Dance” by Mr Sudesh Manthilake Lecturer, Department of Fine Arts, UoP, 19 February 2009. (chair: Dr Liyanage Amarakeerthi, Senior Lecturer, Dept of Sinhala, UoP) ...
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