The Battleground of Sri Lankan History Education : Barriers to Teaching Inclusive Histories

the battlegroundAs the separation between those who lived through Sri Lankas civil
war and those who come to learn about the war grows, future
generations understanding of the war becomes the war itself – all
factual truth diminishes and makes room for one generations
perception to be passed down to the next. What is key here is that
there is no singular perception of an event, but rather competing
perceptions – and these perceptions compete in the space of history
production.

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