Keynote Speakers

Prof. Christian Giordano

University of Fribourg
Switzerland

Co - chair


Prof. Charmalie A.D. Nahallage
Professor in Anthropology
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
University of Sri Jayewardenepura,Sri Lanka

Success Story of
The 5th International Conference on Social Sciences 2018

The 5th International Conference on Social Sciences 2018 – (ICOSS 2018) was organized by The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka in collaboration with Qatar University, Qatar and Center for Multidisciplinary Research, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepure, Sri Lanka as the Hosting Partners. International Department of Moscow Institute of Public Administration and Law Moscow, Russia, Madurai Kamaraj University, India, and Noida International University India became as Academic Partners of the Conference, while Sri Lanka Convention Bureau was the successful strategic partner of the Conference.

Inauguration Ceremony

The Conference was held on 20th and 21st of September 2018 in Colombo, Sri Lanka under the theme “Global Harmony and co-existence through International Dialogues” and was chaired by Prof. Charmalie A.D. Nahallage (Professor in Anthropology, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka).

The opening remarks of ICOSS 2018 were made by Conference Chair Prof. Charmalie A.D. Nahallage (Professor in Anthropology, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka) together with Mr. Isanka P. Gamage (Managing Director, The International Institute of Knowledge Management).

Plenary Speakers

Dr. Ahmad Nazzan Bin Abdullah

Malaysia

Dr. Subhangi M.K. Herath
Senior Lecturer
Department of Sociology
Faculty of Arts
University of Colombo,Sri Lanka

Keynote Forum

Key note forum was one of the most significant moments during the Conference and it was enlightened by one of the prominent intellectuals in the field of Social Sciences Prof. Christian Giordano (University of Fribourg, Switzerland) under the theme “Global Harmony and Interethnic Conflicts: Opportunities and Limits of Intercultural Dialogue and Negotiations “.

Plenary speeches were delivered by Dr. Ahmad Nazzan Bin Abdullah, Malaysia under the theme “The Role of Human Security as a Bulwark against Terrorism: The Malaysian Experience” and  Dr. Subhangi M.K. Herath (Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo,Sri Lanka)

Special Features of the Conference

Round Table Discussion

The 5th International Conference on Social Sciences 2018 – (ICOSS 2018) concluded with a round table discussion parallel to the conference and provided an international platform for conference participants form different parts of the world to discuss and share their insights on the conference theme “Global Harmony and co-existence through International Dialogues”. The Round Table Discussion was successfully moderated by one of the prominent profiles in the respective field Dr. Sujeewa Hettiarachchi (University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka).

The conference gathering was from different religions, cultures and countries in the world and hence it was the best place to share their ideas and thoughts towards achieving the global harmony and peace.  Some of the highlights of this discussion included, that global harmony and co – existence can be achieved by each and every individual starting from their family background. In fact, this session was engaging with the contribution of academicians as they shared their perspectives of global harmony with an international audience.

Publication Workshop

The publication workshop was conducted by the Prof. Christian Giordano (University of Fribourg, Switzerland) with the purpose of getting a paper published in a well-respected peer-reviewed journal. Researches and students earned valuable experiences through this workshop. The workshop also guided participants to reach and submit the proceedings to be indexed in the world class high reputed journals like SCOPUS, Thomson Reuters and Google Scholar.

Technical Sessions

ICOSS 2018 comprised 07 technical sessions under below themes.

 

  • Quality Education, Economic And Community Development
  • Women, Family, Sexuality And Gender Equality
  • Communication, Media, Cross – Cultural And Developmental Studies
  • Anthropology, Social Justice And Community Development
  • Foreign Policy And Crisis Management
  • Philosophy, Psychology, Ethics And Consciousness

Theme based sessions

The 5th International Conference on Social Sciences 2018 comprised two special sessions under below themes.

  • Women, Family sexuality & gender quality
  • Foreign policy & crisis management

ICOSS 2018 provided the opportunity to present their research papers in any of the above sessions. Session one Women, Family sexuality & gender quality” was chaired by Dr. Subhangi M.K. Herath (Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo,Sri Lanka) starting with a speech and session two “Foreign policy & crisis management” was chaired by Dr. Ahmad Nazzan Bin Abdullah from Malaysia. The sessions ran over two hours and included around 10 – 15 presentations of the same subject area. The session’s best presentation was selected at the end of each session.

Participants

ICOSS 2018 provided great platform for researchers, academicians, social workers, policy makers and other stakeholders from across the globe to share their research findings with one another and to discuss their ideas in relation to the field Social Sciences. The conference provided a refreshing experience for all, especially for the young researchers who had the opportunity to share their research findings on an international platform.

Session Chairs

 

  • Dr. Tuhin Roy
    Khulna University
    Bangladesh

 

  • Prof. Bhagirathi Panigrahi
    Berhampur University
    India
  • Dr. Gargi Sharma
    Manipal University Jaipur
    India

 

  • Dr. Charu Dhankar
    Manipal University Jaipur
    India

 

  • Dr. Aditya Anshu
    Noida International University
    India

Evaluation Panel Members

 

  • Prof. Charmalie A.D. Nahallage
    University of Sri Jayewardenepura
    Sri Lanka

 

  • Prof. Christian Giordano
    University of Fribourg
    Switzerland
  • Dr. Ahmad Nazzan Bin Abdullah
    Malaysia

 

  • Dr. Subhangi Herath
    University of Colombo
    Sri Lanka

Scientific Committee

  • Dr. Neranji Wijewardhana, University of Sri Jayawardenapura, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Anjan Sen, University of Delhi, India
  • Dr. Pushpesh Kumar, University of Hyderabad, India
  • Prof. Alexandr Rozanov, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
  • Dr. Anupam Yadav, BITS Pilani, India
  • Dr. ASM Amanullah, Dhaka University, Bangladesh
  • Dr. Sohaib Ali, University of Management and Technology, Pakistan
  • Dr. Mashitah Hamidi, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Dr. Narumol Nirathron, Thammasat University, Thailand
  • Dr. Oliver Chan, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Dr. Shahreen Mat Nayan, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Dr. Pankaj Kumar, University of Delhi, India
  • Dr. Daniel Schoch, The University of Nottingham, Malaysia
  • Dr. Amira Firdaus, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Dr. Daniel Schoch, The University of Nottingham, Malaysia
  • Dr. Farhan Abdul Rauf, Our Own Public Health Institute, Afghanistan
  • Dr. Vladimir Chebotarev, Institute of Public Administration and Law Moscow, Russia
  • Dr. Natalia Shkurko, Institute of Public Administration and Law Moscow, Russia
  • Asst. Prof. R. Rajkumar, Madurai Kamaraj University, India
  • Prof.  Swamikannan, Madurai Kamaraj University, India
  • Asst. Prof. S. Pushparaj, Madurai Kamaraj University, India
  • Asst. Prof. J. Renee Arathi, Tamil Nadu Open University, India
  • Dr. Aparna Mukherje, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India
  • Prof Abdul Shaban, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India
  • Prof. Dev Nath Pathak, South Asian University, India
  • Dr. Mohd Tarique, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India Dr. Paramita Banerjee Sawant, Central Institute of Fisheries Education, India
  • K. Marimuthu,AIMST University, Malaysia
  • Narottam Prasad Sahu,Central Institute of Fisheries Education, India

Publications

All accepted abstracts for 5th International Conference on Social Sciences 2018 will be published in the conference abstract book with an associated ISBN. All full papers will be reviewed through a double blind reviewing process and published electronically with an ISSN (2357 – 268x) in the proceedings with a DOI Number (DOI prefix: 10.17501).

We will submit the proceedings for possible indexing in Thomson Reuters, SCOPUS and Google Scholar.

Social Forces

Print ISSN : 0037- 7732
Online ISSN : 1534- 7605
Special Issue : No
Editor in Chief/s : Arne L. Kalleberg
Impact Factor : 2.113
Journal Link : https://academic.oup.com/sf
Indexed in : Thomson Reuters

Asia Pacific Translation & Intercultural Studies

Online ISSN: 2330-6351
Editor in Chief: Luo Xuanmin
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Journal Link: https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rtis20/current

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION


“ Global Harmony and co-existence through International Dialogues ”

Moderator

Dr. Sujeewa Hettiarachchi

University of Sri Jayewardenepura
Sri Lanka

  • Date – 20th September 2018
  • Time – 05.00 p.m. – 06.00 p.m

The 5th International Conference on Social Sciences 2018 will have a round table discussion parallel to the conference and provide an international platform for conference participants form different parts of the world to discuss and share their insights on the conference.

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Organizers & Partners

Hosting Partner

QS World University Ranking – #349
QS Arab Region Ranking – #7

Co – Hosting partner

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

Academic Partners

Noida International University – India

Madurai Kamaraj University, India

International Department of Moscow Institute of Public Administration and Law Moscow, Russia

Strategic Partner

Sri Lanka Convention Bureau

Media Partner

EIN Presswire

Media Partner

Kind Congress

Media Partner


AsianNGO