Publications

Fracturing Community : Intra-group relations among the Muslims of Sri Lanka

Ethno-religious violence has a long history in Sri Lanka dating far back as 1883. The Muslims of Sri Lanka have been victims of ...

Conflict, Displacement and Post-War Recovery: A Community Profile of Passaiyoor East in Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Groups affected by conflict find it difficult to recover due to the extent of the violence they have faced and the scale of losses incurred. The impact of a war ...

Ethnic Conflict in Buddhist Societies in South and Southeast Asia: The Politics behind Religious Rivalries

By K.M. de Silva (ed.)
December 2015
In 1988, the ICES in association with the Thai Studies Programme of Chulalongkorn University, Thailand organised a conference on ...

Conflict, Displacement and Post-War Recovery: A Community Profile of Passaiyoor East in Jaffna, Sri Lanka

ICES Working Paper No. 07
By Danesh Jayatilaka, Kopalapillai Amirthalingam and Shiyana Gunasekara
October 2015
This study was carried out as part of the three-year research project „Involuntary Resettlement: A Cross Country Study on Urban Inequality and Poverty‟ of the „Safe and Inclusive Cities‟ (SAIC) global research programme ...

SRI LANKA: COME WIND, COME WEATHER : A Political History of Sri Lanka since Independence in Narrative Form, Volume 2

By K.M. de Silva
January 2016
The Volume Two of this monograph briefly reviews the career of J.R. Jayewardene, the third of Sri Lankas most important post-colonial political figures; it also examines Sri Lankas triumph over the separatist and terrorist challenge posed by ...

SRI LANKA: COME WIND, COME WEATHER : A Political History of Sri Lanka since Independence in Narrative Form, Volume 1

By K.M. de Silva
August 2015
The book aims to examine some of the vitally important political issues that form an essential part of the ...

The Impact of Displacement on Dowries in Sri Lanka

Research Paper
By Danesh Jayatilaka and Dr. Kopalapillai Amirthalingam
April 2015
Four Case Studies
The below four small case studies conducted for this desk research corroborate the literature and illustrate some of the issues women recurrently face due to conflict-induced ...

Ethical Reconstruction? Primitive Accumulation in the Apparel Sector of Eastern Sri Lanka

ICES Research Paper No. 14
By Annelies Goger and Kanchana N. Ruwanpura
October 2014
This paper examines new garment factories in the former conflict areas in the North and East of Sri Lanka to elucidate the role of capital in the Sri Lankan government’s efforts to rebuild the nation following a longstanding ...

Contextualizing Post-War Reconciliation in Sri Lanka: The Political Economy of Territorial Control in Historical Perspectives

ICES Research Paper No. 12
By Charan Rainford
June 2014
In the aftermath of military defeat of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam in May 2009, the government has embarked on exclusive economic development programmes ...

Balancing Acts: Counselling for Intimate Partner Violence Against Women in the Two Districts of Anuradhapura and Batticaloa

ICES Working Paper No. 6
By Chulani Kodikara
December 2014
Women’s representation in electoral political bodies in Sri Lanka ...
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