Prof. Steven Ratuva

An Award-winning Political Sociologist
Global Interdisciplinary Scholar
Director of the Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies
University of Canterbury, New Zealand.

Professor Steven Ratuva, an award-winning political sociologist and global interdisciplinary scholar, is Director of the Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies. He was awarded the 2020 Metge Medal by the Royal Society of New Zealand -Te Apārangi, the country’s highest award in social science research excellence. He was also co-winner of the 2019 University of Canterbury research medal, the university’s highest academic honour. He became the first Pacific Islander and foreign national to win both esteemed and highly contested awards. He is also recipient of a number of research grants by Marsden, NZ Health Research Council, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and others, totaling a few million dollars.

He was a recipient of a Fulbright Senior Fellowship and was Fulbright professor at the University of California (LA), Duke University and Georgetown University in 2018. He is Chair of the International Political Science Association research committee on Security, Conflict and Democratization and former President of the Pacific Islands Political Studies Association. He has transdisciplinary across sociology, anthropology, political science, development studies, economics, philosophy and history. With a PhD from the Institute of Development Studies (University of Sussex), he has published widely on a range of issues Pacific societies and culture, indigenous knowledge, development, conflict, peace, political change, coups, memory activism, social solidarity economy, social protection, elections, ethnicity, security, military, affirmative action, COVID-19, social indexes, indigenous knowledge, climate security and nationalism.

Conference Convener

Mr. Isanka P. Gamage

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

Dr. Ali Saberi

Iranian Researchers Network,
Iran

Dr. Vincent La Placa

University of Greenwich,
United Kingdom

Dr. Madhubhashini Galagedarage

Open University of Sri Lanka,
Sri Lanka

Dr. Aini AzeqA Marof

University Puthra Malaysia,
Malaysia

Dr Farhan Abdul Rauf

Our Own Public Health Institute,
Afghanistan

Dr. P. Rajkumar

Madurai Kamaraj University,
India

Dr. Oliver Chan

City University of Hong Kong,
Hong Kong

Dr. Zisopoulou Eleni

International Hellenic University,
Greece

Assist. Prof. Dr. Thanapauge Chamaratana

Khon Kaen University,
Thailand

Dr. Mussarat Jabeen Khan

International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan

Dr. Victor H Mlambo

University of Johannesburg,
South Africa

Dr. Kalaitzi Christina

International Hellenic University,
Greece

Dr. Rabia Ali Gul

International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan

Dr Eric Niyitunga

University of Johannesburg,
South Africa

Dr. Surayya Mukhtar

International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan

Dr. Listia Natadjaja

Universitas Kristen Petra,
Indonesia

Dr. Asma Rashid

International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan

Dr. Dalila Gharbaoui

University of Canterbury,
New Zealand

Dr. Ahmed Babatunde Adeosun

Hussaini Adamu Federal Polytechnic,
Nigeria

Dr. Fouzia Ajmal

International Islamic University,
Pakistan

Dr. Yasir Nawaz Manj

University of Sargodha,
Pakistan

Dr. Uqbah bin Muhammad Iqbal

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia,
Malaysia

Dr. Dimitris Dimitriadis

International Hellenic University,
Greece

Dr. Tejwant Mohabeer

Mauritius Institute of Education,
Mauritius

Dr. Neelam Rana

Noida International University,
India

Dr. Rasheedul Haque

MAHSA UNIVERSITY,
Malaysia

Asst. Prof. Archana Patnaik

Indian Institute of Technology,
India

Dr. Mrs. K.R.N. Harshani

Rajarata University of Sri Lanka,
Sri Lanka

Assoc. Prof. Sataporn Roengtam

Khon Kaen University,
Thailand

Dr. Amrat Haq

International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan

Assist. Prof. Dr. Rakchanok Chamnarnmark

Khon Kaen University,
Thailand

Dr. Sadaf Zamir Ahmed

Air University Islamabad,
Pakistan

Dr. Syed Akmal Hussain Shah

International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan

Prof. Danie Meyer

University of Johannesburg,
South Africa

Dr. Konstantinou Zoi

International Hellenic University,
Greece

Dr. Maria Stamatoglou

International Hellenic University,
Greece

Dr. Suli Vunibola

University of Canterbury,
New Zealand

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