187 Orchestra is an experimental soundscape vignette of a bus ride to Pettah. It captures the rhythm of the ride and collective sounds of its passengers, the performers, you experience on every ride.
Why China needs to multilateralise the Belt and Road Initiative and how such an approach could help avoid the mistakes and reputational damage it incurred such as in Sri Lanka’s case.
என்னுடைய தாய் நாட்டின் துயரக் கதையையும், இலங்கை சிங்கள இனவாத ஆட்சியாளர்களாலும் தமிழ்ப் புலிகளாலும் நிகழ்த்தப்பட்ட கொடுமைகளையும் வெளிநாட்டு மேடையொன்றில் நின்று நான் சொல்வதில் உண்மையில் பெருமைப்படவோ, மகிழ்ச்சியடையவோ ஏதுமில்லை. எனினும் ஒரு கலைஞனாக அது என்னுடைய துயரார்ர்ந்த கடமையாக இருக்கிறது. என் வாழ்நாள் முழுவதும் ஒரு எழுத்தாளனாகவும்… Read More »Counting and Cracking
By emphasising more aid effectiveness and leading an aid consortium for Sri Lanka, India can cement its growing reputation as a first responder in the developing world.
Sri Lanka stands to gain significantly from greater regional interdependence and closer economic links with India and other South Asian countries.
මහින්ද චින්තනය හෙවත් බයි හෙජමොනිය ඉවරවීමත් එක්ක ඒකට අවශ්ය වයිබ් එක හදපු මීඩියා, ආර්ට් ට්රෙන්ඩුත් ඉවර වෙයි ද? රාජපක්ෂවාදයට පෙර හිට් වෙච්ච වේරලියද්ද සංස්කෘතියේ ආගමනය පිළිබඳ විශ්ලේෂණයක්.
In Sri Lanka, the wives of the disappeared carry bags full of contested memories which represent their collective resistance against state enforced disappearance of their loved ones.
රනිල් වික්රමසිංහ භූමිකාව විග්රහ කරනුයේ ‘දැන් ඉතින් මේ ඇති’ යන සරල හේතුව මත යුක්තියුක්ත වන පත්වීමක් ලෙසයි. ඔහුට නිශ්චිත වගකීම් කීපයක් පැවරී තිබේ. ඒ මොනවාද?
“Pulling the emergency brake”: Politics of disincorporation and the fault lines of Sri Lanka’s political crisis
The roots of Sri Lanka’s crisis are in the fault lines and political disincorporation of nearly four decades of neoliberalism and the crisis of authority and representation within the state.
There is no doubt that Sri Lanka is at a crossroads. But what brought Sri Lanka to this pivotal moment?
Why do Rajapaksa loyalists remain faithful to the regime even as the country is experiencing its worst economic crisis since independence?
To pretend that Sri Lankan cricket has remained bereft of politics or that the players have upheld this spirit of apolitical community is dangerous naivety.
What is the state of Sri Lanka’s political class and how might the present crisis enable a re-imagining of the prevailing social contract?
In this episode, the hosts Rajni, Himal and Thamara discuss the nature of elite politics in Sri Lanka in the context of the current crisis.
මේ ලිපියේ අරමුණ ප්රශ්න වලට විසඳුම් සැපයීමට නම් නොවේ. එය තියන ප්රශ්න මදිවට තවත් ප්රශ්න ඇසීමටයි. විසඳුම් දෙන්න මට පුළුවන් වුණා නම් කොච්චර ශෝක්ද.