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May 18, 2022 Comments Off

There is neither sea nor wind for us to dissolve the ashes proclaim an end and close our eyes. –Poem by Cheran Rudhramoorthy from In a Time of Burning 13 years ago, the Sri Lankan

May 21, 2021 Comments Off

May 18 marks the end of the Sri Lankan civil war. On this day we remember the many civilians who were killed at Mullivaikkal in the final stages of the war. In the final

May 28, 2010 Comments Off

A March post on Culture in Peril, titled 'Remembering to Remember at Holocaust Museums,' discussed the topic of memory and its crucial role in effecting proper negotiation of tragic negative events. The key

December 30, 2009 Comments Off

In January 2009 Lasantha Wickrematunge, a prominent journalist and editor of a leading newspaper in Sri Lanka was assassinated. Anticipating his own death, he wrote an editorial, which was published three days after