Ambika Satkunanathan is an independent reseacher.
Sri Lanka remembers to forget
Celebrations to mark the end of Sri Lanka’s civil war perform the function of collective forgetting. If the country...
Militarisation as panacea: development and reconciliation in post-war Sri Lanka
Is it possible to secure the dignity, rights and well-being of a conflict-affected population by incorporating them...
'What Sri Lanka is...': acknowledging the ethnic conflict in post-war reconciliation
The term 'local reconciliation' may seem benign, but recent research amongst Tamils in the north of the country...