ICOSS 2016 Call for Contribution

The International Institute of Knowledge Management of Sri Lanka proudly invites your abstracts to the 3rd International Conference on Social Science (ICOSS) to be held on 19th – 20th September 2016 at Bali, Indonesia.

Sustainability is one the newest trend in which implications and meaning needs to be clarified from a social sciences perspective. Through International conference on Social Science we aim to create the debate on exploring potential contribution of different social sciences disciplines. ICOSS 2016 theme is “Social Sciences in achieving sustainable development” and our main topics are Food Security, Social and Community Development, Health and Well Being, Women and gender equality, Inclusive and equitable quality education and Economic Development. ICOSS 2016 endeavors to provide concepts, methods and tools to address social, economic and technological in different societies to promote reorientation of social sciences for sustainable development and individual well-being.

ICOSS 2016 aims to provide a communication platform for scholars, professionals, academics and graduate students not only to present their recent and latest researches but also share their thoughts and discuss the future development in the field of social sciences. Please refer to the information below for more details:

Social and Community Development

  • Community Activism and social change
  • Globalization and inequality
  • Housing and community development
  • Social sciences for social welfare
  • Interdisciplinary perspectives on human differences
  • Communication and the Community
  • Science, Technology, and the Community
  • Cross-cultural Psychology, Social Psychology
  • Poverty and exclusion
  • Social breakdown and social crisis
  • Social works communities toward social justice and sustainability
  • Social Responsibility & Sustainable Communities
  • inequities arising from race, class and gender dynamics in society
  • Strategies for achieving social change

Women and gender equality

  • Overcoming gender-based discrimination
  • Eliminating violence against women
  • Traditional myths, women and harmful practices
  • Women’s participation of decision making & leadership
  • Sexual & reproductive health access to women
  • Women, equal rights, & economic resources
  • Modern technology and women empowerment
  • Gender equality & enforcing legislation

Sustainable Economy Development

  • Economic growth and poverty
  • Leveraging FDI for Sustainable Economic Development
  • Financial crises and globalization
  • Economic actors and their adding value to the economy
  • The role of Social and Solidarity Economy in employment generation
  • Economic growth and environmental degradation mitigation
  • Economic concepts of sustainability
  • Putting theory into practice: a framework for valuation

Health and Well Being

  • Maternal and child health wellness
  • Sexual and reproductive health care
  • Communicable, non-communicable diseases & Health Care
  • Mental health and well-being
  • Health and Psychology
  • Mental health and Psychotherapy
  • Road traffic injuries, deaths and causes
  • Drug prevention, control and healthy world
  • Environmental Pollution and Human well-being
  • Research and development of vaccines and medicines or sustainable health systems
  • Global health risks and Health care risk management
  • Health care challenges in developing countries

Inclusive and equitable quality education

  • Educational Psychology
  • Teaching and learning the social studies
  • Education as a social science
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences in Higher Education
  • Curriculum Research and Development
  • Technological Issues in Education
  • Primary and secondary education
  • Education for sustainable development

Food Security:

  • Food Security and Sustainable Development
  • Food Security in Economic Dimension
  • Food Security in Environmental Dimension
  • Food Security in Health Dimension
  • Food Security in Social Dimension
  • Food Security in Cultural Dimension
  • Food Security and Wellbeing
  • Food Sovereignty and History
  • Food Security and Women Empowerment
  • Food Security and Community-driven Development
  • Food Security and Renewable Energy Resources
  • Food Security and Agriculture
  • Food Security and Crisis Management
  • Food Security and Globalization Impact
  • Food Security and Government Regulations
  • Politics in Food Security
  • Urban and Regional Planning in Food Security
  • Food Security and Knowledge Management
  • Food Security and Human Development
  • Ethics in Food Management Plan
  • Rebranding Local Food and Culinary
  • Cultural Food Practices and Taboos
  • Media Communication for Promoting Local Food
  • Social Inequalities and Food Security
  • Pro-farmers Development Plan
  • Food Security and Aging Population