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An EXCLUSIVE Interview with S I Keethaponcalan

By: Paper nr: Date:06/11/2018

Dr S. I. Keethaponcalan is Chair of the Conflict Analysis and Dispute Resolution Department at Salisbury University, Maryland.

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A Response to S I Keethaponcalan’s EXCLUSIVE Interview

By:T Ramakrishnan Paper nr: Date:01/11/2018

Dr S.I. Keethaponcalan has made some pertinent points in the interview given to the Centre for Strategic Studies Trincomalee (CSST). The most important of them is his response to the question on the effectiveness of liberal values stating "we need to adhere to these principles.Read more..

Keethaponcalan Clarifies and Counters

By:S I Keethaponcalan Paper nr: Date:30/10/2018

Dr S I  Keethaponcalan clarifies his position in respect of  T Ramakrishnan’s November 12 response to his interview with the Centre for Strategic studies Trincomalee published on 6 November 2018.

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Reflections on TPC’s Invitation to Tamil Youth

By:M Nilanthan Paper nr: Date:30/05/2018

(This is a translation of a recent article by M Nilanthan. The translator has sought to provide some context and as such it is not a direct translation.)

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Book Review: K. M de Silva, The Island Story: A Short History of Sri Lanka, International Centre for Ethnic Studies, Kandy, Sri Lanka, 2017.

By:Charles Ponnuthurai Sarvan Paper nr: Date:08/05/2018

It’s said that fools rush in where the wise fear even to walk. I tiptoe hesitantly, conscious that I am no historian (my discipline was Literature) while the author is perhaps the most eminent of Sri Lankan historians writing in English.

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A Perspective on Tamil –Muslim Relationship

By:A. R .M. Imtiyaz Paper nr: Date:24/04/2018

Part One


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An EXCLUSIVE interview with Frances Harrison

By: Paper nr: Date:25/03/2018

Frances Harrison is a British journalist who worked in Sri Lanka between  2000 and 2004 as BBC Correspondent.  She is t

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Long -Distance Nationalism or Transnational Political Engagement? Some remarks on diaspora political activism

By:Sarvendra Tharmalingam Paper nr: Date:16/03/2018

Diaspora’s participation in homeland politics has been a subject of debate and discussion among scholars and policymakers.

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Countering Chinese Influence in the Indian Ocean Region-the Sri Lankan case

By:K.T.Ganesalingam Paper nr: Date:16/03/2018


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