Negotiating Local Knowledge: Power and Identity in Development.

Johan Pottier, Alan Bicher, Paul Sillitoe (Eds). (London: Pluto Press, 2003, 332 pp.) Dario Novellino;  sets out clearly the framework of this collection of anthropological essays;  on the role of local knowledge in conditions of social change. “While the involvement of local
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Sri Lanka: Sectarian Violence and the Higher Self by Rene Wadlow

On 14 and 15 May 2019, revenge violence; broke out in a number of towns in Sri Lanka against Muslim shopkeepers by Christians; motivated by the Easter Sunday attacks on three Christian churches, two Roman Catholic and one Protestant.  The Easter church attacks
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