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The second meeting of the study group on Sri Lanka was held at the Colombo Hilton Residence (JAIC) in Colombo, Sri Lanka on August 14-16, 2006. 

Participants in the Second Study Group Meeting included:

Project Director

Dr. Muthiah Alagappa
Director, East-West Center Washington

Sri Lanka Study Group Participants

Paper Contributors 

Mr. Ravinatha P. Aryasinha
Ph.D. Candidate, American University

Dr. Neil DeVotta
Assistant Professor, Political Science Department

Dr. Rohan Edrisinha
Director and Head, Legal Unit, Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA)

Dr. Dennis McGilvray
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology
University of Colorado at Boulder

Dr. N. Manoharan
Senior Fellow, Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies

Dr. Jehan Perera
Director, National Peace Council of Sri Lanka

Mr. Mirak Raheem
Researcher, Center for Policy Alternatives

Muttukrishna Sarvananthan, Ph.D.
Principal Researcher, Point Pedro Institute of Development

Dr. Jayadeva Uyangoda
Professor and Head, Dept. of Political Science and Public Policy
University of Colombo

 Mr. Asanga Welikala
Research Associate, Legal & Constitutional Unit
Centre for Policy Alternatives

Senior Scholars/Discussants

Mr. Iqbal Athas
Defense Editor, Sunday Times

Mr. Sunanda Deshapriya
Senior Fellow, Centre for Policy Alternatives

Dr. Nimalka Fernando
Lawyer, International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination & Racism

Ms. Bhavani Fonseka
Senior Researcher, Centre for Policy Alternatives

Dr. Mario Gomez
Senior Consultant, Berghof Foundation for Conflict Studies

Air Vice Marshall Harry Goonetileke (ret.)

Dr. Godfrey Gunatilleke
Chairman Emeritus, Marga Institute

Ms. Anberiya Hanifa
Coordinator, Muslim Women’s Research and Action Forum

Mr. N. Kandasamy
Secretary, Center for Human Rights and Development in Colombo

Dr. S.I. Keethaponcalan
Senior Lecturer, Department of Political Science
University of Colombo

Mr. Shiral Lakthilaka

Dr. Palitha Kohona
Secretary General, SCOPP

Dr. Manuel Montes
Reg. Program Coordinator, UNDP

Gajendrakumar Ponnambalam
Member of Parliament, Parliament of Sri Lanka

Dr. Darini Rajasingham
Senior Research Associate, Centre for Poverty Analysis

Dr. Norbert Ropers
Director, Berghof Foundation for Conflict Studies

Kanchana N. Ruwanpura, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics
Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Dr. P. Sahadevan
Associate Professor in South Asian Studies, South Asian Studies Division
School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Dr. Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu
Executive Director, Centre for Policy Alternatives

Mr. Jeevan Thiagarajah
Consortium of Humanitarian Agencies

Prof. Asanga Tilakaratne
Director, Postgraduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies
University of Kelaniya

Dr. Jayampathy Wickramaratne

Mr. Javid Yusuf
Attorney-at-Law

Other Participants

Ms. Pushpa Iyer
Ph.D. Candidate, Institute for Conflict Analysis & Resolution
George Mason University

Mr. Rajesh Venugopal
Research Scholar, Department of International Development
Oxford University

Commander V. Srivatsan
Research Fellow, National Maritime Foundation

Staff

Mr. Jeremy Sutherland
East-West Center Washington

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