Recording of live panel discussion at 30 Years Ago exhibition, 24th August, 10am – 11am
Reflections of ’83: Plus ça change?
As Sri Lanka’s first Commissioner General of Essential Services (CGES) Mr. Weerakoon has unique perspectives to share around the violence in July, its aftermath and lasting impact. Dr. Nesiah was a public servant for over 35 years. As Government Agent (GA) and District Secretary (DS) of Jaffna, he was involved with the care of around 60,000 victims who moved into Jaffna in the days and weeks following the pogrom.
Featuring Deshamanya Bradman Weerakoon and Dr. Devanesan Nesiah
Moderated by Dr. Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu