6 March 1997 – 16 March 1997 |  Kandy, Sri Lanka

Participants of the Winter Workshop on Sources of Conflict in South Asia: Terrorism, Human Security Issues, Governance, Gender Security and Migration. The Winter Workshop on Source of Conflict in South Asia: Ethnicity, Refugees and Environment from 6 -16 March 1997 at The Tourmaline, Kandy, Sri Lanka. The keynote address at this event was delivered by Prof. Rajni Kothari. The winter course focused mainly on the findings of the Phase II of the Non-Traditional Security projects for South Asia that were funded by the Ford Foundations. The themes included:  Ethnicity and Religion, Refugees and Other Forms of Movement of Population, Resources, Development and Environment The Winter Workshop was held with the support of Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung. The workshop attracted participants from several countries in South Asia. Faculty: Prof. Rajni Kothari (Centre for the Study of Developing Societies); Dr. Ashis Nandy (Centre for the Study of Developing Societies); Dr. Imtiaz Ahmed (University of Dhaka, Bangladesh); Dr. Samina Ahme (Institute of Regional Studies); Dr. Asghar Ali Engineer (Centre for the Study of Society and Secularism); Prof. Lok Raj Baral (Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu); Prof. Bertram Bastiampillai (Sri Lanka); Sunil Bastian (International Centre for Ethnic Studies); Dr. Kaiser Bengali (Sustainable Development Policy Institute); Prof. P R Chari (Centre for the Study of Developing Societies); Prof. Pervaiz Iqbal Cheema (Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad); Afsan Choudhury (Nepal); Dr. Suranjan Das (University of Calcutta, India); Ajay Mani Dixit (Nepal Water Conservation Foundation); Dr. Partha S Ghosh (Indian Council of Social Research); Dipak Gyawali (Nepal Water Conservation Foundation and Interdisciplinary Analysts); Sanjay Hazarika (Centre for Policy Research); Dr. Gamini Keerawella (University of Peradeniya, Kandy); Dr. Abdur Rob Khan (Bangladesh Institute for International and Strategic Studies); Prof. Syed Sikander Mehdi (University of Karachi, Pakistan); Prof. S D Muni (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi); Prof. Ainun Nishat (Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka); Dr. Syed Ayub Qutub (Pakistan Institute for Environment, Development Action Research); Prof. Sayed Mehtab Ali Shah (University of Sindh, Pakistan); Prof. Kingsley de Silva (International Centre for Ethnic Studies); Prof. V Suryanarayan (University of Madras, India); Dr. Jayadeva Uyangoda (Sri Lanka Foundation); Prof. B G Varghese (Centre for Policy Research); Prof. Mohammad Waseem (Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad); K H J Wijeydasa (Sri Lanka).