Scientific Committee -Social Sciences Conference 2014


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Prof. Oyaziwo Aluede

Prof. Oyaziwo Aluede is Professor of Guidance and Counselling and currently the Acting Dean, Faculty of Education at the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma- Nigeria and Chairman, Students’ Disciplinary Committee of the University. Prof. Aluede is the author/co- author of One Hundred and Thirty Two (132) publications. Some of his publications have featured is highly reputable counselling journals such as, Australian Journal of Guidance and Counselling, International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, Journal of Counselling and Development (official journal of the American Counselling Association), and Philippines Journal of Counselling Psychology. He is the current national Editor of the Counselling Association of Nigeria (CASSON). He is also the Editor/ Editorial Board member of several journals in and outside Nigeria, and also an Ad-hoc Reviewer for several journals within and outside Nigeria. Prof. Aluede has featured in National Universities Commission Accreditation/ Resource Verification panels for Teacher Education Programmes to several Universities in Nigeria. He is also a Consultant to Educational Resource Centre of the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council, Abuja.

Prof. Pushpakumara-ICOAF2014

Prof. Premakumara de Silva

Prof. Premakumara de Silva has been appointed the first Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Colombo by the Council with effect from 31st January, 2013. Prof. De Silva received his B.A. (Hon.) and M.A. in Sociology from the University of Colombo and MSc and PhD in Social Anthropology from the University of Edinburgh UK and was the Head of the Department of Sociology prior to this appointment. Throughout his academic career Prof. de Silva has won number of prestigious international awards and fellowships including Sir Radcliffe-Brown and Sir Raymond Firth Fellowship of the Royal Anthropological Institute in UK, British Academy/ ESRC Visiting Fellowship, Visiting Fellowship of American Academy of Religion, Overseas Research Students’ (ORS) Award, Social Sciences Overseas Studentship, University of Edinburgh, Professional Development International Fellowship of Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research in USA and Sir Ernest Cassell Educational Trust Merit Award.

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Prof. Oyaziwo Aluede Nigeria
Prof. Sirimevan S.S. Colombage Sri Lanka
Prof. John C. McDowell Australia
Prof. Anura Manatunga Sri Lanka
Prof. M. Rathnayaka Sri Lanka
Prof.Dr. Rev. W Wimalarathna Sri Lanka
Prof. Dr Arta Musaraj Albania
Prof. P. Hewage Sri Lanka
Prof. Dr. V. Sasirekha India
Prof. Dr. Spencer Empading Sanggin Malaysia
Prof. Amir Ahmed Khuhro Pakistan
Prof. Vijaya Kumaar Babu India
Prof. R.V.Anuradha India
Dr. Patricia Short Australia
Dr. Kripa Shanker Gupta India
Dr. D.A.C Suranga Silva Sri Lanka
Dr. Izabella Parowicz Germany
Dr. Anil Kumar Jha India
Dr. Pathirage Kamal Perera Sri Lanka
Dr. M.A.Shantha Wijesinghe Sri Lanka
Mr. Nihar Ranjan Kalita India

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