Conferences / Seminars

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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…

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…

Postcolonial Sri Lankan Women’s Creative Writing in English (2008)
January 6, 2008

National

Postcolonial Sri Lankan Women’s Creative Writing in English (2008)

This conference was held on 25 March 2008. The papers presented at the conference were published in a collection ‘Continuities/Departures: Essays on Postcolonial Sri Lankan Women’s Creative Writing in English. (LINK). Papers were presented by Dinali Fernando, Dushyanthi Mendis, Ruhanie…

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