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South Asia Conference 2017- Cultural Productions from a Gender Perspective
April 19, 2017

International

South Asia Conference 2017- Cultural Productions from a Gender Perspective

The 4th international conference organized by WERC took place on the 24th and 25th of November 2017 at WERC premises. The event was possible through part funding received from the India - Sri Lanka Foundation. WERC requested abstracts on the…

Women as an Image – Tamil (2012)
June 6, 2015

National

Women as an Image – Tamil (2012)

WERC organized a two-day Tamil national conference from the 07th-08th of December 2012, at the Auditorium, with the objective of encouraging and facilitating academic/practical initiatives on gender issues amongst Tamil-speaking communities. The theme of the conference was “Women as an…

Gender, Power and Resistance – Sinhala (2012)
May 31, 2015

National

Gender, Power and Resistance – Sinhala (2012)

WERC organized the annual conference in Sinhala medium on November, 30th - December, 01st 2012 at the Auditorium. The main objective was to encourage and facilitate academic/practical initiatives on gender issues amongst Sinhala speaking communities. The theme of the conference…

Institutionalization of Women’s Studies, the Dynamics, Curriculum and Pedagogy – Sinhala (2010)
July 29, 2010

National

Institutionalization of Women’s Studies, the Dynamics, Curriculum and Pedagogy – Sinhala (2010)

WERC organized the above conference on March, 19th 2010 in Sinhala as part of a project that looks at mainstreaming Women's Studies in the South Asian region and the hurdles in doing so. The conference attempted to unite all those…

Institutionalization of Women’s Studies, the Dynamics, Curriculum, Pedagogy etc., & Gender Studies in Higher Education & Media – Tamil (2009)
July 29, 2009

International

Institutionalization of Women’s Studies, the Dynamics, Curriculum, Pedagogy etc., & Gender Studies in Higher Education & Media – Tamil (2009)

The biennial Tamil conference funded by MATCH International and was held on December, 4th and 5th 2009. Based on above mentioned theme, three presenters from India: Dr. Padma Venkatraman, Dr. V. Geetha and Prof. Kalpagam Umamaheswaran and two from Sri…

Women and Law (2009)
July 29, 2009

National

Women and Law (2009)

This seminar was on two major legal pieces that are considered to be in favor of women: gender in Thesawalamai and, a critical analysis of some aspects of the prevention of domestic violence act. The session on Thesawalamai took a…

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