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Nepal Peacebuilding Initiative – Call for Post-doc Fellowship

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The Nepal Peacebuilding Initiative (NPI) is calling out for a Post-Doctoral Researcher to produce a study on “Governing the Un-governable: Understanding the space-violence relationship through an interrogation of municipal and police functioning”.   The fellowship opportunity is to begin in January 2020.   For further information, please follow the link below: Post-Doctoral Researcher Governing the […]

WORKSHOP ON RESEARCH METHODOLOGIES 2019

Workshop on Research Methodologies

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RCSS will be holding a two-day Workshop on Research Methodologies on the 8th and 9th of October, 2019.   The areas that will be covered during the workshop will be: Review of Literature, Identification of Research Problem, Development of Research Questions & Objectives, Research Methodologies & Data Analysis.   The deadline for registration will be […]

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India Celebrates 73rd Independence Day

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RCSS joins with the Republic of India in commemorating its 73rd National day of Independence on the 15th of August, 2019.   A celebration was held at the India House, in Colombo for the occasion. This was hosted by the High Commission of India in Sri Lanka. At the event, the national flag of India […]

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Pakistan Celebrates 73rd Independence Day

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RCSS congratulates the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on celebrating 73 years of Independence on the 14th of August, 2019. The High Commission of Pakistan in Sri Lanka held a colourful flag-hoisting ceremony to mark the occasion, where the national flag of Pakistan was hoisted by High Commissioner Maj. Gen. (R) Dr. Shahid Ahmad Hashmat. Pakistan […]

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South Asia: The World’s Fastest Growing Sub-Region

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Since 2014, South Asia has been the fastest growing sub-region in the world, with its eight economies collectively boasting average annual growth of 7.0%. This is higher than East Asia (6.2%), which includes China; Southeast Asia (4.9%); and the Pacific (4.7%). This strong growth in South Asia has been largely driven by the performance of […]

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Workshop on “Research Proposal Development” on 19th & 20th March, 2019 at RCSS

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The Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) will organize a workshop on ‘Research Proposal Development’ for postgraduate students and mid-career professionals from state, private and NGO sectors. It is a two-day workshop conducted by renowned academics including Professor Gamini Keerawella and Professor Indralal De Silva. At the end of the workshop, the participants will be […]

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KODIKARA FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME (2019-2020)

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The Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) officially invites research grant applications for its annual Kodikara Fellowship Programme (2019-2020). The fellowship is tenable for six months, commencing in 2019, during which time each grantee will be under obligation to produce and submit an original research monograph which will be subsequently published by RCSS. Applicants can […]

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RCSS Listed as Top Think Tank in the ‘2018 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report’

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The Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS), established in 1992, is proud to announce that it has been listed as one of the world’s top think tanks in the ‘2018 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report’ compiled by the University of Pennsylvania. The Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) of the Lauder Institute of the […]

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RCSS Conference Publications

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International Conference on  “China in South Asia – South Asia in China: OBOR and the Sri Lankan Experience” Organised by the Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) 30 – 31 August, 2017, at Committee Room E (Tulip), BMICH, Colombo, Sri Lanka Session 02: Economic Development Abstract: “Investment Pattern between China and Regions along the Routes […]

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RCSS – UNFPA Join Hands to Prevent Violent Extremism in Sri Lanka

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Prevention of Violent Extremism and the role that youth can play in this regard has become one of the foremost concerns today, nationally, regionally and internationally. On this International Peace Day, the Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) joined hands to be a partner with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and United Nations Volunteers […]

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GPPAC – RCSS Week 2018 – Media Coverage

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Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) together with Global Partnership for Prevention of Armed Conflicts (GPPAC) organized the thematic events from 4th to 8th June, 2018 presenting an opportunity to many scholars, academics, members of civil society organizations across the world to network and collaborate in promoting conflict prevention and peacebuidling. “GPPAC – RCSS Week” consisted of three main activities […]

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GPPAC – RCSS Week 2018 : Speech of the Honorable Speaker of Parliament of Sri Lanka, Mr. Karu Jayasuriya at the Inauguration

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Honorable Speaker, Mr. Karu Jayasuriya delivers inaugural address on the “Importance of Prevention rather than Countering Armed Conflicts” The Honorable Speaker of Parliament, Mr. KaruJayasuriya delivered an inaugural speech on the “Importance of Prevention rather than Countering Armed Conflicts”, Monday 4th June 2018, at Ramada Hotel Colombo. The Speaker was present at the event, which […]

“GPPAC – RCSS Week 2018” Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) together with Global Partnership for Prevention of Armed Conflicts (GPPAC) organized the thematic events from 4th to 8th June, 2018 presenting an opportunity to many scholars, academics, members of civil society organizations across the world to network and collaborate in promoting conflict prevention and peacebuidling. “GPPAC Week” consisted of three main […]

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Internship Opportunity

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Interested in contributing towards a better South Asia? The Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) is accepting internship applications, on a rolling basis, for commencement effective 4th January 2016. Eligibility Interested candidates should be enrolled in a first degree in international relations or relevant social science. Applicants who have obtained a relevant diploma or equivalent […]