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Reflections on the Invitation to Tamil Youth at the Commemoration of Sivakumaran’s Death Anniversary

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

Introduction

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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

Introduction

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The Merger of the Northern and Eastern Provinces-issues to be considered

By:Ana Pararajasingham Paper nr: Date:16/03/2018

Introduction

A major

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India’s Regional Power Credentials under Threat by China

By:Ana Pararajasingham Paper nr: Date:30/11/2017

Maldives is th

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 Trincomalee Beckons: Is New Delhi Becoming Assertive?

By: Ana Pararajasingham Paper nr: Date:20/09/2017

India and Sri Lanka have always had a complex relationship-and New Delhi’s frustration with Colombo is the latter’s reluctance to accept India as the regional power. Instead, Colombo has always looked to other powers to counter Indian influence.

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India and China’s Tug of War Over Sri Lanka

By:Yigal Chazan Paper nr: Date:13/05/2017

Unnerved by growing Chinese influence in Sri Lanka, India is seeking to strengthen ties with the Colombo government through economic cooperation as the Indian Ocean island nation assumes increasing importance as a regional trading hub in one of the world’s busiest sea lane

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