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Paradise Poisoned : Learning about Conflict, Terrorism and Development from Sri Lanka’s Civil Wars By John Richardson

“Paradise Poisoned” draws crucial lessons from Sri Lanka’s civil wars to demonstrate that violent conflict and terrorism are both predictable and preventable. ...

Up-country Tamils: Charting a New Future in Sri Lanka edited by Daniel Bass and B. Skanthakumar

The International Centre for Ethnic Studies is pleased to share with you the digital version of its latest ...

Conflict Resolution: An Introductory Textbook

This introductory textbook is intended to provide a quick overview of the field of conflict resolution as an academic ...

Negotiating Access to Land in Eastern Sri Lanka

Discourses of the rural in eastern Sri Lanka differ in their emphases but are alike in their
reification of a ...

Psychosocial Assessment of the War Affected Northern and Eastern Provinces of Sri Lanka: Distress and Growth Post-War

This assessment found that as of 2017 there are significant numbers of individuals still suffering with ...

Sustaining a state in conflict: Politics of foreign aid in Sri Lanka

This study focuses on the politics of foreign aid to Sri Lanka from ...

Exploring Women’s Empowerment

  edited by Ranmini Vithanagama   This research has set out to understand how these initiatives have changed the economic landscape for women in the North. More specifically, it explores the economic opportunities that have been created for womens advancement and empowerment in the post-war North. By employing a multi-disciplinary approach, the different studies in ...

DS : the Life of D.S. Senanayake (1884-1952) : Sri Lanka’s First prime Minster 1948-52 : A Political Biography

By K.M. de Silva
November 2016
Just over 65 years after his death, D.S. Senanayake ranks as the greatest Sri Lankan ...

The Making of a Historian : A Memoir

By K.M. de Silva
June 2017
K.M. De Silva is a Sri Lankan historian. He was educated at the ...

Picturing Coexistence and Conflict: Learning about the Other through Grassroots Comics

January 2016
The wall poster and eight-pager comics in this publication, represent the experiences and ...