ICOSS 2017

The Success Story of ICOSS 2017

The 4th International Conference on Social Sciences 2017 organized by The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka with the collaboration of University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka as the hosting partner and  State University of Semarang, Indonesia as the Academic Partner. The conference was held on the 21st and 22nd of September, 2017 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. ICOSS 2017 was organized under the theme “Social Sciences: Towards a Sustainable and Prospective Future”, and was Chaired by Assoc. Prof. Tim Allender, Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, Australia.

The keynote forum of ICFA 2017 was made by Prof. Deepak Kumar, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India.

The conference comprised of six technical sessions, during which researchers from around the world presented their research findings. The technical sessions were:

  • Women and gender equality
  • Social and community development
  • Health and human well-being
  • Quality education, child protection and welfare
  • Corporate social responsibility, law and social justice
  • Historical precursors of current social, economic and political issues and policy evolution
Conference Chair

Prof. Tim Allender 150

Assoc.Prof. Tim Allender

Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, Australia.

Topic: Teaching Historical Thinking in Australian Classrooms: Feminism, Global Human Rights and Ethics in the Asian context”

A/Prof. Tim Allender’s principal research over the past 20 years concerns Indian education. His latest monograph with Manchester University Press develops key gender, feminist and knowledge transfer themes concerning India.He has published earlier books, 16 international journal articles and 14 book chapters, illuminating other aspects of education in India.

Keynote Speaker


Prof. Deepak Kumar

Jawaharlal Nehru University, India

Topic: “Melting Boundaries: Bringing Sciences Closer”

Deepak Kumar teaches history of science and education at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He has researched, published and taught in this area for more than four decades.He is known for his books Science and the Raj (OUP, 1995) and The Trishanku Nation (OUP, 2016). In addition, he has edited several books on histories of technology, medicine and environment in the context of colonial India.

Conference Photo Album


[ in progress ]

Conference Proceedings


All accepted abstracts will be published in the conference abstract book with ISBN. All full papers will be accepted through a double blind reviewed process and will be published electronically with ISSN in proceedings with a DOI Number (DOI prefix: 10.17501).

We will submit the proceedings to be indexed in the Thomson Reuters, SCOPUS, Mendeley, Google Scholar and CiteULike for possible Indexing.

Journal Publications

Papers presented (oral presentations, virtual presentations and poster presentations) in the conference being considered for possible publications in following journals. Best selected full papers will be published for free of charge.

Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy


Editor-in-Chief: Anita Björklund – Jönköping, Sweden
Print ISSN      :1103-8128
Online ISSN   :1651-2014taylor public health conference publications 2017-min

Review of Religious Research

Review of Religious Research

Editor: Adair T Lummi
Publisher: Springe

Print ISSN : 0034-673X
Online ISSN : 2211-4866



Hosting Partner


Center for Multidisciplinary Research,Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences,University of Sri Jayewardenepure.

Academic Partner


Faculty of Social Sciences, Universitas Negeri Semarang, Indonesia