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Sri Lanka on film: 'Ceylon tea and Tamil Tigers'

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If you have a question about this talk, please contact Dr Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes.

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Issues of imperial and national representations of Ceylon / Sri Lanka’s cultural and economic traditions and of recent military conflict are discussed in relation to specific cinematic narratives, from colonial documentaries to TV reportages. (Participants might find some of the images disturbing.)

This talk is part of the Visual rhetoric and modern South Asian history series.

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