The Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) is a South Asian regional think tank, based in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Established in 1992, it is an independent, non-profit and non-governmental organization which encourages research, dialogue, and deliberation on a broad range of conventional and non-conventional sources of conflict. The RCSS enables scholars and other professionals to address, individually and collectively, problems and issues of topical interest for all South Asian countries. It strives to be a leading regional institute that initiates, coordinates and supports research and learning on South Asian strategic and security issues.

 

The Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) is a South Asian regional think tank, based in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Established in 1992, it is an independent, non-profit and non-governmental organization which encourages research, dialogue, networking and deliberation on a broad range of conventional and non-conventional sources of conflict and conditions of peace. The RCSS enables scholars and other professionals to address, individually and collectively, problems and issues of topical interest for all South Asian countries. It strives to be a leading regional institute that initiates, coordinates and supports research and learning on South Asian strategic and security issues.

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

RCSS contributes towards knowledge-generation and knowledge-sharing, inside and outside the region, through its research and publications. The output of our projects,  seminars, workshops and conferences are frequently collated and disseminated in the form of proceedings, monographs and edited volumes. Additionally, RCSS encourages research and discourse in traditional and non-traditional areas of security, through two flagship research awards; the Shelton Kodikara Research Award and the Mahbub ul Haq Research Award. These provide researchers and scholars with the individual freedom to pursue academic research without interference, while in keeping with scholarly standards, and largely contribute towards RCSS' policy papers. Lastly,  RCSS publishes a termly newsletter, wherein updates of RCSS’ and our partners’ initiatives and events are highlighted and promoted.

Publications

Latest

RCSS Policy Studies 63

RCSS is happy to announce the release of the 63rd issue of its Policy Studies series: “How do...

Current Research Priorities of RCSS