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Crisis and Struggle in Sri Lanka: One Year On

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One year after Sri Lanka’s political and economic crises, we bring together a panel of academics, journalists and activists to discuss the continuing challenges and possibilities for political change.

Swasthika Arulingam | Attorney at Law; President of the Commercial and Industrial Workers Union, Sri Lanka

Mythri Jegathesan | Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Santa Clara University

Thiruni Kelagama | Lecturer in South Asian Studies, University of Oxford

Mahendran Thiruvarangan | Senior Lecturer in English Literature, Department of Linguistics & English, University of Jaffna

Jayadeva Uyangoda | Professor of Political Science (Retd.), University of Colombo

This event is part of the Demos, Democratization and Democracy in South Asia series at York University and is presented by Jamhoor and the York Centre for Asian Research.

Co-sponsored by: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies; Department of Anthropology; Department of Politics; Department of Social Science; Department of Sociology; Faculty of Arts, Media, Performance and Design; Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change; Graduate Program in Communication and Culture; Office of the Vice-President, Research & Innovation.