Essays about: "Sinhala"

Found 2 essays containing the word Sinhala.

  1. 1. International non-governmental organizations (INGOs) in Sri Lanka - A study about social capital and trust between the two ethnic groups, Tamil and Sinhala in Sri Lanka

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies; Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan

    Author : Sabina Christrup; [2011]
    Keywords : Social capital; Sri Lanka; trust; dialogue; International Non-Governmental organization INGO ; Tamil; Sinhala; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to examine how INGOs in Sri Lanka work to increase social capital and trust between the two ethnic groups, the Tamils and Sinhala. The study is qualitative, and the empirical material was collected through semi-structured interviews. Representatives from seven INGOs and one professor from Sri Lanka were interviewed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Waves of Disaster – Waves of Relief : An Ethnography of Humanitarian Assistance to Post-Tsunami Sri Lanka

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Jesper Bjarnesen; [2006]
    Keywords : Tsunami; Sri Lanka; humanitarian assistance; disaster; suffering; ;

    Abstract : AbstractThis paper applies an impressionistic and reflexive genre of ethnography to understand the ethnographer’s meeting with the humanitarian aid workers in post-tsunami Sri Lanka. It offers an analysis of the political atmosphere in the country prior to the tsunami as a central framework for understanding current tensions and debates over the distribution of tsunami aid resources, and traces the emergence of what has been termed Sinhala-Buddhist nationalism. READ MORE