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In memoriam of Professor Shahul Hasbullah

On 28 and 30 January, Benedikt Korf gave a lecture in memoriam of Professor Shahul Hasbullah at the International Centre for Ethnic Studies (ICES) in Colombo and Kandy respectively.

Lecture in memoriam of Professur Shahul Hasbullah

Professor Hasbullah, who passed away on 25 August 2018, was a frequent visitor and long-time collaborator of our group. In the lecture, Benedikt Korf presented some of Hasbullah’s late research on the politics of boundary demarcations in eastern Sri Lanka. The lecture was chaired by Professor Jayadeva Uyangoda in Colombo and Professor Tudor Silva in Kandy.

More about Professor Shahul Hasbullah and his work at the Department of Geography, Zurich

Link to flyer (PDF, 236 KB)

Information on event in Colombo

Information on event in Kandy