Monthly Archives: August 2016

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Call for Proposals from the Nexus Fund

The Nexus Fund, which aims to support the global community to end mass atrocities, announces the launch of their Dangerous Speech Global Fund. This is in support of local efforts to reduce dangerous speech and it’s potential to catalyze mass violence. The Nexus Fund is accepting proposals for locally led projects working towards understanding, identifying, monitoring and countering dangerous speech. Proposals may be submitted by organizations or by individuals. Please visit the Nexus Fund Website or email DSGlobal@nexus-fund.org for further information. Proposals

Call for Proposals from the Nexus Fund

The Nexus Fund, which supports the global community to end mass atrocities, is launching their Dangerous Speech Global Fund in order to support local efforts to reduce dangerous speech which has the potential to catalyze mass violence. The Nexus Fund is accepting proposals for locally-led projects aiming to understand, identify, monitor and counter dangerous speech. Proposals can be submitted by individuals or by organizations. Proposals will be accepted until 09th September 2016. Please visit http://www.nexus-fund.org/ or email DSGlobal@nexus-fund.org for further information.  

C/A/M/P holds it’s week-long exhibition of art at the Lionel Wendt Gallery

The Contemporary Artists’ Meeting Point (C/A/M/P) held it’s exhibition of art from the 24th – 31st July 2016 at the Lionel Wendt Gallery. A host of artists hailing from various backgrounds had their work on display. The C/A/M/P is a programme jointly organized by the Vibhavi Academy of Fine Arts and the Neelan Tiruchelvam Trust in an effort to use art to heal broken hearts in the North and East of Sri lanka, and to generate a discussion on how to

Dr. Ronald C. Slye delivers the 17th Neelan Tiruchelvam Memorial Lecture

Dr. Ronald C Slye, Professor of Law at Seattle University School of Law delivered the 17th Neelan Tiruchelvam Memorial Lecture at the BMICH Committee Room “A” on the 31st of July 2016. Dr. Slye spoke on “Difficult issues, strategic choices: Crafting a coherent Sri Lankan transitional justice process”. The lecture was well received by all those who attended. To view the full lecture, please click here.