12 March 1998 – 23 March 1998 |  Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

The Winter Workshop on Source of Conflict in South Asia: Ethnicity, Refugees and Environment was held from 12 – 23 March 1998 at the Coral Gardens Hotel, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka. The keynote address at this event was delivered by Prof. Eqbal Ahmad. The winter course outline was as follows: • Ethnicity and Religion • Refugee and Other Forms of Movement of Population • Resources, Development and Environment The Winter Workshop was held with the support of the Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung. The workshop attracted participants from several countries in South Asia. Faculty: Prof. Eqbal Ahmad (Hampshire College, Amherst); Mahfuz Anam (Daily Star, Bangladesh); Dr. Rainer Adam (Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung); Dr. Imtiaz Ahmed (University of Dhaka, Bangladesh); Prof. Ramaswamy R Aiyer (Centre for Policy Research); Prof. Lok Raj Baral (Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu); Prof. Bertram Bastiampillai (Sri Lanka); Dr. Kaiser Bengali (Sustainable Development Policy Institute); Prof. Abrar R Chowdhury (University of Dhaka, Bangladesh); Dr. Radhika Coomaraswamy (International Centre for Ethnic Studies); Dr. Asghar Ali Engineer (Centre for the Study of Society and Secularism); Dr. Partha S Ghosh (Indian Council of Social Science Research); Dipak Gyawali (Nepal Water Conservation Foundation and Interdisciplinary Analysts); Dr. Asha Hans (Utkal University, Bhubaneshwar); Sanjoy Hazarika (Centre for Policy Research); Dr. Monirul Hussain (Gauhati University Assam); Dr. Saba Gul Khattak (Sustainable Development Policy Institute); Dr. Rene Klaff (Friedrich Naumann Foundation); Prof. Sarath W Kotagama (University of Colombo, Sri Lanka); Dr. Amena Akhtar Mohsin (University of Dhaka, Bangladesh); Dr. Ashis Nandy (Centre for Study Developing Societies); Prof. Ainun Nishat (Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka); Dr. Syed Ayub Qutub (Pakistan Institute for Environment, Development Action Research); Dr. P Saravanamuttu (Centre for Policy Alternatives); Prof. Parth J Shah (Centre for Civil Societ); A K M Shamsuddoha (Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry); Prof. Prayag Raj Sharma (Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu); Prof. Kingsley de Silva (International Centre for Ethnic Studies); Prof. V Suryanarayan (University of Madras, India); Jeevan Thiagarajah (Consortium of Humanitarian Agencies); Dr. Jayadeva Uyangoda (University of Colombo, Sri Lanka); Prof. Mahammad Waseem (Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad); Dr. Rajiva Wijesinha (Sabaragamuwa University, Sri Lanka).