Ongoing Projects

  1. Danesh Jayatilaka, Sakeena Alikhan and Abdhullah Azam (2017), "The Unknown City: the (in)visibility of urban displacement" a cross country study in partnership with the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and Department for International Development (DfID).

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  2. Danesh Jayatilaka, Kopalapillai Amirthalingam, Mohideen Alikhan and Mahalingam Vijenthiran (2016), "Supporting the social mobility of trapped populations in very poor urban areas", a multi country study in partnership with the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Department for International Development (DfID).

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Completed Projects

  1. Danesh Jayatilaka, Kopalapillai Amirthalingam, Sunethra Perera, Mahalingam Vijenthiran, Asela Ekanayake (2015), Metro Colombo Urban Development Project - Survey On Households' Flood Losses, a study commissioned by the World Bank.

  2. Ranmini Vithanagama, M.M. Alikhan, Danesh Jayatilaka, Rajith Lakshman (2015), "Sri Lanka Case Study on Planned Relocations in the Context of Climate Change", research on Tsunami relocation, process and lessons learned, a study commissioned by the Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement.

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  3. Danesh Jayatilaka, Kopalapillai Amirthalingam (2014), "Impact of Displacement on Dowries in Sri Lanka", research on consequences for women's livelihoods, family life and social traditions, a study commissioned by the Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement.

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