Sri Lankan Post-War Trauma and Victimization


English and psychology double major Kulani Panapitiya Dias '13, of Sri Lanka, set out to investigate the prevalence of the psychological processes of moral disengagement, ingroup glorification and essentialism in post-war Sri Lanka by focusing on narratives of trauma. Following a study she conducted in December 2011 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Kulani interviewed and surveyed both Tamil and Sinhalese individuals in the war-afflicted areas of Jaffna and Galle, respectively. Read Kulani's blog.