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The 7th International Conference on Social Sciences 2020 (ICOSS 2020) invited academicians, social workers, policymakers, and other stakeholders from around the world to present their research papers virtually. The two-day conference was held from 17th – 18th   September 2020 under the theme “Political Conflict and Peace-Building in a Changing World”. The opening remarks were made by the Conference Convener Mr. Isanka P. Gamage (Co-Founder & Managing Director – The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka) along with the Conference Chair Prof. Steven Ratuva (Conference Chair and Keynote Speaker, Director, Macmillan Brown Center for Pacific Studies Professor, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, University of Canterbury, New Zealand).

The Keynote Forum was enlightened by the Conference Chair Prof. Steven Ratuva under the title “People, Power and Peace: where are we Heading?” whereas the plenary speech was delivered by Dr. Tuhin Roy (Khulna University, Bangladesh).


The conference participants had the opportunity to engage with each other during networking breaks and conference consisted of two (02) round tables moderated by the Conference Chair Prof. Steven Ratuva titled “Where to now? Contemporary Conflict and the Future of peace” and Dr Yasir Nawaz ManjUniversity of Sargodha, Pakistan under the title “Crisis Management and Human rights”.

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Dr Yasir Nawaz Manj



The Publication workshop at the ICOSS 2020 was facilitated by Mr. Isanka P. Gamage and Ms. Yasodara Pemarathne (The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka). Through this publication the workshop, future researchers were assisted with knowledge on writing scientific papers and scholarly publications.




ICOSS 2020 was represented by 22 participants and the program consisted of six (06) technical sessions under the following themes,

  • Gender, Youth, Elderly, Child Rights and Wellbeing
  • Education, Religion and Peacebuilding
  • Law, Crime, Human Rights and Conflict
  • Conflict, Migration and Peacebuilding
  • Communication, Education and Relationships
  • Geopolitics and Conflict


  • Steven Ratuva, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Kavita Tiwari, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Dubai
  • Ali Saberi, Iranian Researchers Network, Iran
  • Angelique Nairn, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
  • Muhamad Mujaheed Hassan, University Puthra Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Engr. Javed Yunas Uppal, Pakistan Foundation for the Advancement of Engineering & Technology, Pakistan
  • Naveed Shibli, Riphah International University, Pakistan
  • Tuhin Roy, Khulna University, Bangladesh
  • Jagriti Upadhyaya, Sardar Patel University of Police, India
  • Oliver Chan, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Mashitah Hamidi, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Madhubhashini Galagedarage, The Open University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
  • Aini Azeqa Marof, University Puthra Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Najma Malik, University Of Sargodha, Pakistan
  • Dr Farhan Abdul Rauf, Our Own Public Health Institute, Afghanistan
  • Bhagirathi Panigrahi, Berhampur University, India
  • Gargi Sharma, Manipal University Jaipur, India
  • Firimooni Rweere Banugire, Bishop Stuart University, Uganda
  • Zatul Himmah Adnan, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Seema Agnihotri, Amity University, India
  • P. Rajkumar, Madurai Kamaraj University, India
  • Seema Yadav, Galgotias University, India
  • Mercy Karuniah Jesuvadian, National Institute of Education, Singapore
  • Rico Paulo Tolentino , Bulacan Agricultural State College, Philippines
  • Sibonsile Zibane, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Pooja Lakhanpal, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, India
  • Chamila Siriwardene , University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
  • Owoseni Joseph Sina, Ekiti State University, Nigeria
  • Rasheedul Haque, Linton University College, Malaysia
  • Neha R. Jain, Central University of Rajasthan, India
  • Listia Natadjaja, Universitas Kristen Petra, Indonesia
  • Anita Banerje, Andaman Law College, India
  • Dr Imran Ali Sandano, University of Sindh, Pakistan
  • Ahmed Babatunde Adeosun, Hussaini Adamu Federal Polytechnic, Nigeria
  • Neelam Rana, Noida International University, India
  • Anshu Mathur, Amity University, India
  • Dr. Sanjoy Kumar Chanada, Khulna University, Bangladesh
  • Dr. Uqbah bin Muhammad Iqbal, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Dr. Labrina Gioti, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Dr. Mosammat Rowshan Ara, Khulna University, Bangladesh
  • Dr. Boitumelo Seepamore, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Dr. Anupam Kumar Bairagi, Khulna University, Bangladesh
  • Thembelihle Makhanya, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Ashek Mahmud, Jagannath University, Bangladesh
  • Dr. Jayum Jawan, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Dr. Fouzia Ajmal, International Islamic University, Pakistan




crossrefICOSS 2020 Participants preferring conference proceedings will be able to publish full papers following double-blind peer-reviewing process with electronic ISSN 2357-268x in the conference proceedings with a DOI Number (DOI prefix: 10.17501).

Inter-Asia Cultural Studies

Inter-Asia Cultural StudiesSCImago Journal & Country RankOnline ISSN 1469-8447
Managing Editor Dr. Yi-ting Lu
Publisher Taylor & Francis
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Abstracted/Indexed in Arts and Humanities Citation Index; Communication and Mass Media Complete; Current Contents/Social & Behavioral Sciences; Current Contents/Arts & Humanities; Electronic Collections Online; International Bibliography of the Social Sciences; OCLC; R I L M Abstracts of Music Literature; SCOPUS; Social Sciences Citation Index; Sociological Abstracts; and Worldwide Political Science Abstracts

The Social Science Journal

social science journalOnline ISSN ISSN 1873-5355
Editors Krista Lynn Minnotte, University of North Dakota
Daphne E. Pedersen, University of North Dakota
Publisher Taylor & Francis

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Abstracted/Indexed in Scopus, Social Sciences Citation Index (Web of Science),Sociology of Education Abstracts, Studies on Women Abstracts and many more
SJR Score 0.333 (2018)

KnowEx Social Sciences

Online ISSN ISSN 2705-9901 (Online)
Editor in Chief Prof. Siri Hettige
Publisher TIIKM Publishing

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Indexed in Google scholar and Crossref
Areas Covered History and Archeology, Political Science, Development Studies, Anthropology, Geography and many more

Global Social Welfare

Global Social WelfareISSN 2196-8799
Editor in Chief William Byansi,
Publisher SPRINGER

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Indexed in Scopus, ProQuest Social Science Collection, ProQuest Sociology,OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service, EBSCO Discovery Service,Emerging Sources Citation Index and many more.


Co- Hosting Partner


International Association for Social Science and Humanities

Co- Hosting Partner

ICOSS 2020

Macmillan Brown Center for Pacific Studies,
University of Canterbury,
New Zealand

Academic Partner

Noida International University, India

Noida International University,

Academic Partner

University of Sargodha, Pakistan

University of Sargodha,

Academic Partner


University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
University of KwaZulu-Natal,
South Africa

Academic Partner

Khulna University, Bangladesh
Khulna University,

Academic Partner

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Jagannath University

Media Partner



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ICOSS 2020

The International Institute of
Knowledge Management

Tour & Accommodation Partner

ICOSS 2020