NIGEL NUGAWELA

Archivist and Researcher in Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Nigel Nugawela is an Archivist with interests in archival theory, human rights, reconciliation and oral histories. He is an Associate Member of the International Council on Archives (ICA).

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Nigel was the Archiving Officer and Research Coordinator of the CTF Archiving Project, one of the first initiatives to comprehensively archive the records of a state-sanctioned consultation process on transitional justice.

Prior to this, he worked as a Researcher for the Consultation Task Force on Reconciliation Mechanisms (CTF), a body of civil society experts appointed by the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka to conduct consultations on the mechanisms for truth, justice, reparations and non-recurrence.

Nigel has also worked at the Centre for Policy Alternatives (2009 - 2012), Groundviews.org (2009 - 2012) and the Law & Society Trust (2017 - 2018)

He holds an MA (Hons) in Politics from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. Nigel is currently a Chevening scholar at University College London, reading for an MA in Archives and Records Management.

ENQUIRIES

For any project enquiries (archiving-related initiatives), you can contact me via email - n.v.nugawela@gmail.com

  • Work
    • Archive of the CTF
  • Education
    • University of Edinburgh
    • UCL