The Encyclopedia of the Sri Lankan Diaspora

The Encyclopedia of the Sri Lankan Diaspora

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Well over a million people of Sri Lankan origin live outside South Asia. The Encyclopedia of the Sri Lanka Diaspora is the first comprehensive study of the lives, culture, beliefs and attitudes of immigrants and refugees from this island. The volume is a joint publication between the Institute of South Asian Studies, NUS, and Editions Didier Millet. It focuses on the relationship between culture and economy in the Sri Lanka diaspora in the context of globalisation, increased transnational culture flows and new communication technologies. In addition to the geographic mapping of the Sri Lanka diaspora in the various continents, thematic chapters include topics on a€œlong distance nationalisma€, citizenship, Sinhala, Tamil and Burgher disapora identities, religion and the spread of Buddhism, as well as the Sri Lankan cultural impact on other nations.New Delhi, Sage India, 2011. .... Public Broadcasting Service, 2009. ... a€œKunalan is All-Time SEA Best Sprinter. ... Reconciliation: Attempting to Create Social Change between Sinhalese, Tamil and Muslim Sportspeople in War-Torn Sri Lanka.

Title:The Encyclopedia of the Sri Lankan Diaspora
Author:Peter Reeves
Publisher:Editions Didier Millet - 2014-01-07


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