Aspects of Ethnicity and Gender Among The Rodi Of Sri Lanka

By Nireka Weeratunge
In this book, the author focuses on the process of how a tribe may have got transformed into a cast of untouchables. ...

The Sorrow of Unanswered Questions

By Jayshree Misra
Two powerful themes animate Jayshree Misra’s collection of short stories and poems. They are the themes of love and transformation. ...

The Protean Life of Language

By Regi Siriwardena
There are three other studies in this book, focussed in one way or another on language: an inquiry into a little -discussed subject, Shakespeare’s language of sexuality: ...

Middle of Silence

By Ruwanthi De Chickera
Middle of Silence was awarded the British Council International New Playwriting award For South Asia in 1997, and the Gratiaen award for the best English creative writing in Sri Lanka in the Year 2002. ...

History Writing

New Trends and Methodologies
By Nira Wickramasinghe
This book attempts in an introductory manner to chart the terrain of recent ventures in the historicizing enterprise such as New History Annals, Subaltern Studies and Postcolonialhistories in the hope that it will guide the student of history or the general reader should he/she feel the need to venture into new and exciting research areas. ...

Crisis Commentaries

Selected Political Writings of Mervyn De Silva
By E. Vijayalakshmi
Mervyn de Silva became one of few, sober voices of sanity in a country gone mad with hatred and violence. His death, a month before Dr. Neelan Tiruchelvam’s assassination and a year after Charles Abeyesekere’s death

Ceylon, R.I.P.

Selected Poems of Indran Amirthanayagam
Amirthanayagam is a past recipient of the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in poetry. He writes poetry in both English and Spanish. Indran is a member of the United States Foreign Service ...

Transcending The Bitter Legacy

Selected Parliamentary Speeches: Neelan Tiruchelvam
By Lisa M. Kois
A compilation of Neelan Tiruchelvam’s Parliamentary speeches ...

Identity Culture and Politics: An Afro Asian Dialogue

By Imtiaz Ahmed and Ousmane Kane Dhaka
A biannual publication. It aims at dissemination of knowledge and exchange of ideas and projections amongst African and Asian scholars and activists. ...

Globalization and the Transformation of Planetary Rituals in Southern Sri Lanka

By A. Premakumara de Silva
This provocative work is a study of religious change in southern Sri Lanka, concentrating on ideas and rituals surrounding astrology, specifically focusing on the popular ritual known as the Baliya. ...