Research papers

Reconciling what? History, Realism and the Problem of an Inclusive Sri Lankan identity

ICES Research Paper No. 3
by Harshana Rambukwella
August 2012
This paper examines the lack of an inclusive pan-Sri Lankan identity in relation to literary representations and understandings of nation, looking specifically at the work of the English language writing of ...

Revised Edition of Domestic Violence Intervention Services in Sri Lanka: An Exploratory Mapping 2009-2011

By Chulani Kodikara with Thiagi Piyadasa
July 2012
This study, based on a survey of 86 non–government organisations focuses on the provision of counselling, shelter, legal advice and legal aid ...

Producing the Present: History as Heritage in Post-War Patriotic Sri Lanka

ICES Research Paper No. 2
By Nira Wickramasinghe
July 2012

The Transition to Civilian Life of Teenage Girls and Young Women Ex-Combatants: A Case Study from Batticaloa

and Young Women Ex-Combatants:

A Case Study from Batticaloa

ICES Research Paper No. 1
By Sonny Inbaraj Krishnan

June 2012

This paper explores the complex and multifarious issues associated with the transition to civilian life for female ex-Tamil tiger combatants in Batticaloa, following the end of the civil war in Sri Lanka in May 2009. ...