The SSA is proud to announce the re-launch of its English language journal Polity as both an online and print periodical. The latest issue of the journal critically explores the radical promise of the January 8th election which brought President Maithripala Sirisena to power a year and a half ago. The new issue features essays, interviews, field diaries, that focus on understanding key aspects of Sri Lanka’s political trajectory after the 8th of January as well as a section of critical reviews of recent books, films, and plays.

To mark the re-launch of Polity, the SSA will host a presentation and discussion on the theme “The Promise of January 8th in Perspective”. The main speaker at the event will be Prof. Jayadeva Uyangoda, the Rajni Kothari Chair in Democracy at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), New Delhi, India.

Date: 13th October, 2016
Time: 4.30pm
Venue: WERC Auditorium, 58, Dharmarama Road, Colombo 06
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