Geographisches Institut

Frauen in der Landwirtschaft

Surangika Jayarathne

PhD-Student

Sozial- und Kulturgeographie

Büro
313
Postadresse
Universität Bern
Geographisches Institut
Sozial- und Kulturgeographie
Hallerstrasse 12
CH-3012 Bern
Sprechstunde
Montag, 15:30-16:00

Forschungsfelder

  • Transnationale Kinderadoption in Südasien
  • Globaler Babyhandel 
  • Fortpflanzungstechnologien
  • Feministische Geographie 
  • Reproduktive Gerechtigkeit

Ausbildung

2012-2014 Master of Arts in International Relations, South Asian University, New Delhi, India
2007-2017

Bachelor’s degree in Law, The Open University of Sri Lanka

2007-2011 Bachlor’s of Arts(Hon.) in Internationl Relations, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Beruflicher Werdegang

Seit 2021 Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin in der Sozial- und Kulturgeographie, Universität Bern
2016-2018 Research Associate and lecturer in the Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Mai bis Oktober 2016 Visiting Lecturer, Department of International Relations, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
April bis August 2012 Temporary Assistant Lecturer,  Department of International Relations, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
September, 2011 bis April 2012 Temporary Tutor, Department of International Relations, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Auszeichnungen

2021 Havard Kennedy School full scholarship for the Leadership, Organizing and Action program
2020 Oxford Universityßs CEDAW Human Rights Fellowship
2019 Swedish Institute's Leader Lab Fellowship
2018 Sangat South Asoan Feminist Fellowship

 

 

2018

Co-authored Monograph, “Plight of Rohingyas:Absence of Universal Consensus on Statelessness”,BCIS monograph series, Volume 2, issue 2, February 2018.

Does She Travel Safe? Sexual Harassment in Public Transportation in Sri Lanka, URL:​https://fempowermovement.com/does-she-travel-safe/

Celebrate Who You are With Pride: LGBTQI Rights in South Asia, URL:​​ https://fempowermovement.com/the-more-you-refuse-to-hear-our-voice-thelouder-we-will-sing/

2017

Co-authored paper- “Normative behavior in regional affairs: a conceptual study on ‘ASEAN Way’,Annual Research Symposium 2017, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

“for all without distinction as to sex”: Bringing sexual orientation and gender identity into International Human Rights Law with a special focus on LGBTQ rights, BCIS Emerging Scholars Symposium 2017 August. https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/0fa56f_a2c5c85da31e49508beb4cbcbfd67d5e.pdf

Key Actors in Agenda- Settings on LGBTQ rights: Positive and Negative Role, 10th International Research Conference- 03-04th, August, 2017 General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Ratmalana, Sri Lanka. http://ir.kdu.ac.lk/handle/345/1872?show=full

“Be Bold For Change”:Is Sri Lankan Society Bold Enough?, Women’s Chapter Bangladesh,

25/03/2017. https://womenchapterenglish.com/be-bold-for-change-is-sri-lankan-society-bold-enough/

2016

“The more you refuse to hear our voice - The Louder we will sing" Bringing LGBTQI rights into International Human Rights Agenda : Challenges and Opportunities, International Conference on Human Rights, Citizenship, Democratization organized by the International Centre for Human

Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka,28th August,2016

2015

The Clash between implementation of Universal Human Rights Instruments and cultural practices: The case study of Female Genital Mutilation in Africa in 21st century. 2012 Research Symposium, Royal Asia Foundation, Sri Lanka.

2014

“New Regional Strategies to meet Environmental Sustainability in South Asia” International Conference on “Sri Lanka in World Affairs” by the Dept. of International Relations, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

“Global baby markets”:mapping the il/legal geographies of inter-country adoption between Sri Lanka and Switzerland

Laufzeit 2021-2024
Finanzierung Swiss Government Excelleance Scholarship 2021
Beschreibung Das Projekt geht der Frage nach, inwieweit die Adoptionsprozesse von Kindern aus Sri Lanka in die Schweiz mit den transnationalen (schwarzen) Babymärkten verwoben waren und zeichnet die transnationalen Verbindungen der Adoptierten nach. Es bedient sich eines Multi-Site-Forschungsdesigns, um die transnationalen Verbindungen zwischen Sri Lanka und der Schweiz zu erfassen.
Link  
Output  
2017 “Normative behavior in regional affairs: a conceptual study on ‘ASEAN Way’,Annual Research Symposium 2017, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.
August

“for all without distinction as to sex”: Bringing sexual orientation and gender identity into International Human Rights Law with a special focus on LGBTQ rights, BCIS Emerging Scholars Symposium 2017 August.

Key Actors in Agenda- Settings on LGBTQ rights: Positive and Negative Role, 10th International

Research Conference- 03-04th, August, 2017 General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Ratmalana, Sri Lanka.

2016  
August "The more you refuse to hear our voice - The Louder we will sing" Bringing LGBTQI rights into International Human Rights Agenda : Challenges and Opportunities, International Conference on Human Rights, Citizenship, Democratization organized by the International Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka,28th August,2016
2014 “New Regional Strategies to meet Environmental Sustainability in South Asia” International Conference on “Sri Lanka in World Affairs” by the Dept. of International Relations, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.
2012 The Clash between implementation of Universal Human Rights Instruments and cultural practices: The case study of Female Genital Mutilation in Africa in 21st century. 2012 Research Symposium, Royal Asia Foundation, Sri Lanka.

2021

 
März Harvard Kennedy School ‘s session on  the Leadership, Organizing and Action program.

2020

 
Februar “ Struggle for Health Equality”, The International Health University, Kathmandu, Nepal, 16-26 February, 2020
Juni Oslo University Summer Programme on “ Human Rights”, The Oslo University, Norway, 26June- 25 July 2020

2019

 
August Asian Cross Regional Feminist Convening 2019 at Bangkok, Thailand, 04th-o8th August, 2019.
Oktober

Swedish Institute Leader Lab 2019 at Stockholm, Sweden,06-19th,October, 2019.

“Our Ocean Youth Leadership Summit 2019 at Oslo,Norway, 22-25, October, 2019.

2018

 
Januar GIAN course on Gender and Sexuality on South Asia offered by Women’s Study Centre, Pune University, India, 08th January- 12th January,2018.
September Sangat XXIII South Asian Feminist Capacity Building Course on Gender, Sustainable Livelihoods, Human Rights and Peace, Kathmandu, Nepal, 04th September-03rd October, 2018.