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Two books that detail important chapters in Sri Lanka’s history

Renowned Anthropologist Gananath Obeyesekere’s vivid portrait of the Kandyan Kingdom, The Many Faces of the Kandyan Kingdom, and a collection of letters by C. Suntharalingam, member of independent Ceylon’s first cabinet of Ministers, Grandfather’s Letters. Both are valuable insights into major chapters in the history of Sri Lanka. Now available… Read More »Two books that detail important chapters in Sri Lanka’s history

Caste and its Multiple Manifestations – A Study by Dr Selvy Thiruchandran

Caste, while being one of the dominant socio-economic institutions in the Indian and Sri Lankan societies, is also one of the most complicated because of its multiple ramifications. Numerous scholars and researchers have made in-depth studies of the subject and their conclusions in turn have evoked further interest and queries… Read More »Caste and its Multiple Manifestations – A Study by Dr Selvy Thiruchandran

My Van Gogh – Review by Aparna Halpé on World Literature Today

This review was originally posted on the World Literature Today website at www.worldliteraturetoday.org CHANDANI LOKUGÉ’S new novel, My Van Gogh, winds its way from Australia to France with the lilt of an ancient pilgrim song. The novel, which traces the journey of a young Australian man, Shannon, to France in… Read More »My Van Gogh – Review by Aparna Halpé on World Literature Today

Sri Lanka Literary Society: Zoom meeting with Ameena Hussein

Watch Ameena Hussein discuss her latest book: Ibn Battuta in Sri Lanka, live on Zoom, at the 76th meeting of the Sri Lankan Literary Society. The meeting will be held at 6:30 P. M. Sri Lankan Time on Sunday the 6th of June 2021. Link : https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85450516937?pwd=Z2R3UnZjc1lMVmdaOUVaN3AyVnUyZz09 Meeting ID: 854… Read More »Sri Lanka Literary Society: Zoom meeting with Ameena Hussein