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8:30pm
  " The Aftermath of Civil War in Sri Lanka: Reconciliation and Resiliency."  
(Academic)

Public Lecture and Discussion with Asanga Abeyagoonasekera, key peacebuilder and expert on the resiliency of communities in the wake of disaster and conflict.

In the second installment of this academic year's Speaker Series: Human Rights, Reconciliation, and Community Resiliency, Asanga Abeyagoonasekera, Advisor to the Minister of External Affairs of Sri Lanka and Executive Director of the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and Strategic Studies (LKIIRSS), will present a public lecture. We hope you will join this open presentation and discussion.

Mr. Abeyagoonasekera has conducted eight National reconciliation conferences in post-conflict Sri Lanka.

He has served as the Chairman of the Sri Lankan Foreign Employment Agency and the Chairman of the Ceylon Fishery Harbours Corporation. He was also a senior consultant to the Minister of Transport. Asanga holds an MBA, BSC in Computer Science from Western Australia and Executive Education from Harvard Kennedy School. He is a Young Global Leader (TGL2012) for the World Economic Forum and founding curator of the Colombo Global Shapers Hub for the World Economic Forum.

Sponsored by: The College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, CLAHS Dean's Advisory Committee on International Initiatives, CLAHS Diversity Committee, Department of Sociology, and the Center for Peace Studies and Violence Prevention.


Location: VBI Auditorium
Price: Free
Sponsor: The College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences
Contact: Center for Peace Studies and Violence Prevention
E-Mail: cpsvp@vt.edu
(540) 231-2345
   
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