Books

University Space and Values: Three Essays

By Nira Wickramasinghe
2005
These three essays look at educational space with a special focus on the Sri Lankan university. They deal with architectural issues only in so far as they are grounded in the belief that architecture ...

Selected Writings of Regi Siriwardena (Vol.1)

LITERATURE AND THE ARTS
By A.J. Canagaratna
2005
This volume presents Regi Siriwardena’s articles on literature and reviews of films, books and theatre during the 11 years he worked at Lake House in 1950s. ...

The People In – Between

INTER - ETHNIC RELATIONS AMONG INTERNALLY DISPLACED PEOPLE IN THE TRINCOMALEE DISTRICT
By Jessica Skinner
2005
This book looks at the relationship between ethnicity, (dis)placement from the co-existence in the context of the Sri Lankan conflict. ...

Paradise Poisoned

Learning about Conflict, Terrorism and Development from Sri Lanka’s Civil Wars
By John Richardson
2005
“Paradise Poisoned” draws crucial lessons from Sri Lanka’s civil wars to demonstrate that violent conflict and terrorism are both predictable and preventable. ...

Cultural Minorities of Sri Lanka

THEIR GROWTH, ACHIEVEMENTS AND RELEVANCE TODAY
By E. Vijayalakshmi
2005
This book profiles five minorities of Parsis, Malays, Colombo Chetties, Malayalees and Portuguese and Dutch Burghers. These smaller communities have existed and grown in stature since the time Sri Lanka was called Ceylon. ...

Protection of Minority Rights & Diversity

By Nanda Wanasundera
2004
The bibliography attempts to cover all areas of violence against women in the family, tThis publication is consequent to the South Asian Conference on Diversity and Pluralism in South Asia held in Colombo from November 16-18, 2000.
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Foundations of Modern Society

By Rajiva Wijesinha
2004
This book introduces students to ideas, events and personalities that have created the present –day world. Many of these significant factors either do not find mention in school texts or are not handled with sufficient clarity. ...

The Ocean Of Stories

Children’s Imagination, Creativity & Reconciliation in the Eastern Sri Lanka
By Patricia Lawrence
2003
In the space of the Butterfly Peace Garden (Vanathithipoochchi samathana pongka), the idea of ground is basic. Stories arise out of the ground of the garden, and these story treasures form the flowing, creative structure of the garden. ...