TAMIL DIASPORA – A TRANS STATE NATION (part 2)

Posted on 06/01/2012

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உலகத்தமிழரை உயரவைத்தவன் பிரபாகரனே… 

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Digital Media & Tamil Togetherness

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“இணைந்தோம்! உலகத் தமிழராய் / நாங்கள் இணைந்தோம்! / மானமே வாழ்வாய் நின்றோம்/ மலைகளை மோதி வென்றோம்.”  

World Tamil  Anthem

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CONTENTS
OF THIS SECTION

Last updated
17/09/07

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What is a nation?
Audio Visual Presentation: உலகத்தமிழரை உயரவைத்தவன் பிரபாகரனே…

Digital Media & Tamil Togetherness

“இணைந்தோம்! உலகத் தமிழராய் / நாங்கள் இணைந்தோம்! / மானமே வாழ்வாய் நின்றோம்/ மலைகளை மோதி வென்றோம்/.”World Tamil  Anthem

“அறம் பொருள் இன்பம், அன்பே வேதம்,  எங்கும் மனிதம், எதுவரினும் உண்மை, இது உலகத்தமிழ் ஓசை, புது உலகிற்  – உயிர் ஓசை

பொங்கு தமிழ

Tamils in AustraliaCanadaFranceGermanySwitzerlandNorwaySwedenFinland,ItalyNetherlandsUnited KingdomSouth Africa demonstrate in support of Struggle for Tamil Eelam, 29 May 2006


Maveerar
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அணையாத தீபங்கள்

“உலகெங்கும் தமிழன் பரந்து வாழ்ந்தாலும்.. தமிழீழத்திலேதான்தனியரசு உருவாகும் வரலாற்றுப் புறநிலை தோன்றியுள்ளது…”
Velupillai Pirabaharan
 உலகத் தமிழர் கற்க வேண்டிய பாடங்கள்

World Confederation of Tamils

International Federation of Tamils

Sharing Success – World Tamil Business Leaders Conference, 2007

வெளிநாடுகளில் சைவசமய வழிபாடும்,
சிட்னியில் சைவசமயக் கல்வியும்
 – Temple Worship of Saivites Abroad and Saiva Education in Sydney – Dr R Sri Ravindrarajah, 2005

Nations in cyberspace – Thomas Hylland Eriksen, 2006

Tsunami Disaster & The Tamil People  Tamil Eelam   Tamil Nadu

The Tamil Migration Cycle 1830 – 1950 – Christophe Z Guilmoto
Mapping the Sri Lanka Diaspora – Keller (in German)
Evolution of Eelam Tamil Diaspora; A Bibliography – Sachi Sri Kantha, 5 January 2007
Reflections on the Indian Diaspora – Vinay Lal
Diaspora Circulation & Transnationalism as Agents for Change in the Post Conflict Zones of Sri Lanka – R.Cheran, University of Toronto, September 2003
Transnationalism, Diaspora & Exiles  – Klionsky, 1998
Cultural Diversity in a Globalising World – East West Centre, Hawaii
Transnationalism from Below – Michael Smith et al, 1998
Transnationalism & Diasporas:the Kurdish Example – Osten Wahlbeck, 1998

 Giuseppe Mazzini on the Unity of Italy, 1890 “…The nation never has existed, said they; therefore it can never exist. But we, viewing the question from the height of our ruling synthesis, declare: The nation has not as yet existed; therefore, it must exist in the future. A people destined to achieve great things for the welfare of humanity must one day or other be constituted a nation…”

Dr.N.Kannan on Virtual Reality and the Tamil Nation

Badri Seshadri on  எஸ்.பொவின் தமிழ்த்தேசியம்
Tamil E-Zines & Portals
Tamil Associations
Educational Institutions
Temples & Ashrams
Asylum Seekers

Related Sites

Facets of Tamil Diaspora Conference, Match 2007
Constructing a Nation Online:Tamil Nationalism and the Internet – Shyam R Tekwani – Nanyang Technological University, 2004
Tamil Rules the Airwaves  “BBC broadcasts daily to Tamils worldwide, offering global news, in-depth coverage of events in Sri Lanka and Tamil Nadu.
The service is available in shortwave in Sri Lanka, India, Burma, Singapore, Malaysia and the Gulf, and via subscription services in other continents. Independent audience research has shown that the Tamil Service has more than one million listeners in India alone…”
The Concept of Diaspora in the Post Colonial Web
Diasporas and Territorial Conflict – Terence Lyons, March 2004
Transnationalism  Conference Papers – University of Manchester 1998
Virtual Nations – Nationalism & Diaspora
Murugan Devotion & the Tamil Diaspora also in PDF
Dalitstan
Mudaliars
Sourashtra 


Tamil Brahmins

Tamil Jains
Vellalawebs 
Tamil Diaspora Politics – D.Sriskandarajah February 2006
The Tamil Diaspora – Refugees & Migrants – Malini Rajendran  “.. categorical distinctions between migrant, refugee and asylum seeker have become irrelevant..”
Tamil Diaspora – V.Sivasupramaniam, 2004
Overview of the South Asian Diaspora  -Suzanne McMahon
Archive of South Asian Diaspora – University of Caifornia, Berkely  
Immigrant ‘Transnationalism’ Reconsidered –  Roger Waldinger et al, February 2003“…At the turn of the 21st century, the view that nation-state and society normally converge has waned. Instead, “globalization” is the order of the day, with international migration bringing the alien “other” from third world to first, and worldwide trade and communications amplifying and accelerating the feedbacks traveling in the opposite direction. Consequently, social scientists are looking for new ways to think about the connections between “here” and “there,” as evidenced by the interest in the many things called “transnational”…”  
Birds of Passage – Migration of South Indian Labour Communities to South-East Asia; 19-20th Centuries, A.D. – Adapa Satyanarayana, 2001 

see also
Books on Tamil Diaspora:
a Trans State Nation
Library

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Source: TamilNation.org

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