A comparative survey and a study of the Peace building work and community deployment of the Islamic tradition of Anatolia, Turkey and the Buddhist tradition in the rural sector of Sri Lanka.
Ceylon Today Features (25 June 2017) By Priyangwada Perera Generations of readers have been allowed inside various schools without official admission. That is because authors have collected their memoirs as students and written beautiful texts. Stories are of different kinds. These school stories are undoubtedly entertaining. Yet, oblivious to the writers the stories also end up … Continue reading Devil’s School (Yakage Iskole)
This is a launch of a book that Nicholas Bemmulla and I co-edited on our school, originally English Junior School which later became Pamunugama Maha Vidyalaya. What we have attempted is to created a definitive record of nearly 13 months of research and investigation of mostly an 'oral tradition' which otherwise might have been lost … Continue reading යකාගෙ ඉස්කෝලෙ …දොරට වැඩුම – සම කතුවරු (co-editors) ආචාර්ය ශාන්තිකුමාර් හෙට්ටිආරච්චි, නිකලස් බෙම්මුල්ල :
2015-12-01 02:33:05 Who are Trend Setters The late Bhikkhu Maduluwawe Sobitha possibly was the most spoken about person ever since he fell ill, the non-return Singapore medical pursuit, the demise, the State funeral, and the post funeral debate in the last few weeks and will perhaps continue for some months to come. Even though he … Continue reading An Epochal trendsetter Fr. Aloysius Pieris SJ
Shantikumar Hettiarachchi Published on Sep 27, 2015 Shanthikumar Hettiarachchi (PhD in majority-minority ethnic and religious conflict, Melbourne College of Divinity, University of Melbourne): Visiting Lecturer at Universities of Colombo and Kelaniya, Director, In Reach (Gte) (Ltd) and Consultant in Religion, Conflict and Social cohesion with his unique specialism in World Religions and their action and … Continue reading Perspectives on violent extremism– de radicalization and integration
By Dr. Shanthikumar Hettiarachchi - Oct 17, 2015 The meeting revealed that the mandated TNA which had an extraordinary support by the people in the North and the East in the recent general election is being displaced |(File photo) Arecent visit to Jaffna with a group of informed individuals for a small meeting with their … Continue reading Defeatist promptings
By Dr. Shanthikumar Hettiarachchi Jun 27, 2015 The US Secretary of State, John Kerry’s prioritized visit to Sri Lanka was certainly about a decisive shift in the foreign policy of Sri Lanka. This visit is a calculated mission in terms of reconsolidating American political, security and military presence in South Asia in the face of … Continue reading United States: Bad Practice
By Dr Shanthikumar Hettiarachchi Jun 20, 2015 Somawansa Amarasingha | Rauf Hakeem | R Sampanthan In a previous discussion, I dealt with the mainstream politics indicating post-ideology developments since the last presidential election on January 8. The most ideologically entrenched party like the JVP’s presidential election campaign slogan was that they would work to de-elect … Continue reading Post-ideology parliamentarians Part II