prof. steven ratuva

PROF. STEVEN RATUVA
Director, Macmillan Brown Center for Pacific Studies
Professor, Department of Anthropology and Sociology
University of Canterbury,New Zealand


 

Professor Steven Ratuva is Director of the Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies and Professor in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. He is a recipient of the Fulbright Senior Scholar Award and was Fulbright Professor at the University of California (LA), Duke University and Georgetown University. He was also recipient of the Royal Society of New Zealand’s Marsden award. He is Chair of the International Political Science Association research committee on Conflict, Security and Democratization and former President of the Pacific Islands Political Studies Association. He is a global interdisciplinary scholar with expertise and research interest in sociology, anthropology, political science, development studies, political economy, innovation, social, enterprise, philosophy and history and has carried out research in Asia, Africa, US, Pacific, UK and Europe. With a PhD from the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, he has published widely in the areas of development, conflict, political change, coups, social protection, elections, ethnicity, security, military, affirmative action, gender and nationalism.

He is leader of an international research team of more than 100 social science experts commissioned by Palgrave Macmillan and Springer Publishers to put together the Global Handbook on Ethnicity. He also leads an international research team on civil-military relations and global security under the auspicious of the International Political Science Association. He is also Founder and Editor in Chief of the Pacific Dynamics: Journal of Interdisciplinary Research whose aim is to promote Asia-Pacific research and scholarship. Prof Ratuva has worked in a number of universities including University of Sussex, University of the South Pacific, Australian National University and University of Auckland. He was a visiting fellow at the University of New South Wales, National University of Taiwan and other universities around the world. He has been consultant and advisor for international organizations such as UNDP, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, International Labour Organization, International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, British Council and other organizations and governments.

CONFERENCE CONVENER

international conference on social sciences


Mr. Isanka Gamage

The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka

Hotline: +94 715 589 870

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Email: isanka.gamage@tiikmedu.com

CONFERENCE SECRETARIAT


Ms. Natashya Kodituwakku

The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka

Hotline: +94 76 573 3737

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Email: secretariat@thesocialstudies.co

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE


The Scientific Committee consists of the experts in the field from many different countries in the world. The Committee Members evaluate your abstracts and provide insights to improve those further. According to the final decision given by them, you would be able to process further tasks for attending the conference.

 

Scientific Committee Members

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    Dr. Seema Goburdhun

    Mauritius Institute of Education, Mauritius

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    Dr. Yasir Nawaz Manj

    University of Sargodha, Pakistan

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    Dr. Vincent La Placa

    University of Greenwich, United Kingdom

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    Dr. Ali Saberi

    Iranian Researchers Network, Iran

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    Dr. Muhamad Mujaheed Hassan

    University Puthra Malaysia, Malaysia

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    Dr. Oliver Chan

    City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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    Dr. Mercy Karuniah Jesuvadian

    National Institute of Education, Singapore

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    Dr. Labrina Gioti

    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

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    Dr. Tuhin Roy

    Khulna University, Bangladesh

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    Dr. Madhubhashini Galagedarage

    The Open University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka

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    Dr. Listia Natadjaja

    Universitas Kristen Petra, Indonesia

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    Dr. Angelique Nairn

    Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

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    Prof. Firimooni .R. Banugire

    Bishop Stuart University, Uganda

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    Dr. Helen Drenoyianni

    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

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    Dr Foteini Kougioumoutzaki

    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

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    Dr. Chu Yiu Kong

    The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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    Prof.(Dr.) Bhagirathi Panigrahi

    Former Professor, Berhampur University, India

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    Dr. Abubakar Mohammed Sambo

    Federal University Kashere, Nigeria

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    Dr. Sandro Serpa

    University of the Azores, Portugal

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    Dr. Ruel Billones

    National Institutes of Health (NIH): Intramural Research Program (IRP), USA

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    Dr. María De Las Mercedes Barrachina Fernández. CEINDO

    San Pablo CEU University, Spain

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    Dr. Anshu Mathur

    Amity University, India

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    Dr. Uqbah bin Muhammad Iqbal

    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia

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    Dr. Sanjoy Kumar Chanada

    Khulna University, Bangladesh

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    Dr. Boitumelo Seepamore

    University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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    Dr. Fouzia Ajmal

    International Islamic University, Pakistan

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    Assoc. Prof. Ashek Mahmud

    Jagannath University, India

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    Dr. Rasheedul Haque

    MAHSA UNIVERSITY, Malaysia

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    Dr Maria Pavlis Korres

    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

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    Md. Nasir Uddin, PhD

    A Department of the Prime Minister’s Office, Bangladesh

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    Dr Brinda Oogarah-Pratap

    Mauritius Institute of Education, Mauritius

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    Dr. Engr. Javed Yunas Uppal

    Pakistan Foundation for the Advancement of Engineering & Technology, Pakistan

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    Dr Tejwant Mohabeer

    Mauritius Institute of Education, Mauritius

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    Asst. Prof. Archana Patnaik

    Indian Institute of Technology, India

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    Dr Aini Azeqa Marof

    University Puthra Malaysia, Malaysia

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    Dr. Najma Malik

    University Of Sargodha, Pakistan

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    Dr Farhan Abdul Rauf

    Our Own Public Health Institute, Afghanistan

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    Dr.Seema Agnihotri

    Amity University, India

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    Dr Ajeevsing Bholoa

    Mauritius Institute of Education, Mauritius

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    Dr. P. Rajkumar

    Madurai Kamaraj University, India

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    Dr Shameem Oozeerally

    Mauritius Institute of Education, Mauritius

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    Dr. Mashitah Hamidi

    University of Malaya, Malaysia

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    Dr. Rico Paulo Tolentino

    Bulacan Agricultural State College, Philippines

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    Dr. Anita Banerjee

    Amity University, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

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    Dr. Ahmed Babatunde Adeosun

    Hussaini Adamu Federal Polytechnic, Nigeria

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    Dr. Neelam Rana

    Noida International University, India

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    Dr. Seema Yadav

    Galgotias University, India

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    Dr. Chamila Siriwardene

    University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

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    Dr. Naveed Shibli

    Riphah International University, Pakistan

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    Dr. Ishrat Siddiqa

    Fatima Jinnah Women University Rawalpindi, Pakistan

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    Dr. Mohamad Faizal Ramli

    Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia

COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVES


Dr. Benuprasad Sitaula

Principal of Nepal Dayanand Vedic Mission School, Nepal

Dr. Benuprasad Sitaula is the principal of Nepal Dayanand Vedic Mission School and Education Officer for Dayanand  Society New Delhi India under which there are about 45 DVM schools running in india and one DVM School in Nepal. He is the Global president of World Association for Educational Research and Innovation. He has been working as the Resource person for Ryan publishers India, Eudoxia Research Center India, and CWSIR India. Mr. Sitaula is a regular Author for Pune Multidisciplinary International Journal. He has been working as an Executive Officer for Eudoxia. Recently he was appointed as the president of Eudoxia Research council of Nepal. He is the Member of Editorial Board for More than 10 International Journals. He is well-known Reviewer, Researcher, Academician and Social Worker. Mr Sitaula has presented his different research and Review papers in more than 50 International Conferences on both physical and online modes. So far as the National and International Awards are concerned, Mr Sitaula was Awarded the Gold Medal from Purwanchal University, Nepal, being stood the Topper position in his Masters of Education. He has got Nepal Bidhya Bhushan ‘kha’ from Nepal Govt. Similarly other Social and Academic Organizations have also Awarded him. Golden Teacher Award, best principal of the year 2020, Excellence in Academic leadership, Dr Ambedkar International Award, Veer Maharana Pratap Samaj Bhushan Award are some of the International Awards that Mr. Sitaula was Awarded. Recently Mr Sitaula has been listed as 100 Admired People in Education in 2021 by an International Academic Journal, The Excelligent.

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