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ICES in the Media

.This page provides links to articles about ICES, reviews of ICES publications and articles by ICES researchers in the mainstream and alternative media in Sri Lanka and elsewhere. ...

ICES Annual Report 2009-2012

International Centre for Ethnic Studies
2013
The Research undertaken during 2009 - 2012 straddled the themes of post -warr econciliation, development, state reform, and justice and identity politics and gender. ...

Who are the Women in Local Government

Following the 2011 local government elections, 4,466 members were elected to local authorities across the country, 90 (or 2.01%) of whom are women. While several studies have interrogated the obstacles that women face in entering all levels of government, there are hardly any studies which have sought to understand in depth the success stories. “Who ...

The Discursive Construction of Peace in Post-War Sri Lanka

Conflict and peace are as much a battle between competing discourses as a fight between armed groups. It is as much carried out verbally as physically, in the media as on the battlefield. Discourse determines ‘which conflict’ and ‘whose conflict’, and ‘which peace’ and ‘whose peace’ we are talking about. It is the assumption underlying ...

Film Series

‘Picturing Reconciliation’ to be screened on the 24th 25th and 26th of January, 2013 at “Punchi Theatre” in Colombo 08.   ...

Picturing Reconciliation: An International Film Festival (Trincomalee)

The International Film Festival Picturing Reconciliation organized by the International Centre for Ethnic Studies (ICES) is to be held in Kanthaley, Trinco on the 15th and 16th of May 2013 from 3 to 7 pm ...

Past Research.

Local Government Reform in Sri Lanka: Anti-Corruption/Governance/Civil Society Strengthening Survey on Social Conflict in Sri Lanka Electoral Processes and Governance in South Asia Comparative Federalism Democratic Transitions, Regional Co-operation and Conflict Resolution Sri Lanka Governance Project Baseline Study of Citizens’ Participation in Law and Media The Press and the Processes of Democratization in South Asia ...

Short Research Papers

ICES, Colombo has commissioned over 20 research papers on the theme of post-war reconciliation, justice and development covering a wide range of issues such as: the role of cinema in post-war reconciliation, women’s testimonies before the LLRC, the role of judiciary in reconciliation. Four papers have been published:   “The Transition to Civilian Life of ...

Northern Spring (Uthuru Wasanthaya) and Eastern Revival (Negenahira Navodaya)

Long Term Research on Two Development Projects in Post-War Sri Lanka titled Northern Spring (Uthuru Wasanthaya) and Eastern Revival (Negenahira Navodaya) This study aims to analyze the characteristics and new dimensions of the emerging discourse of development in post-war Sri Lanka with related to the two significant state-led development projects initiated in Northern and Eastern provinces during ...

Reconciliation: From Invoking to Understanding

A series of research papers commissioned by the International Centre for Ethnic Studies on the theme of Post War Reconciliation. This series of research papers will attempt to explore the complex and the contested nature of building peace and reconciliation given the history of the conflict and the current socio- political and economic context of the times in Sri Lanka. ...
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