Ms. J. Thumira Gunasena

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Professional Experience:  B.A (Special) in International Studies, University of Kelaniya

M.A (Political Science) University of Kelaniya

Research interests : Foreign policy studies, International Relations theory, Regional integration

 

Training :

Local:

Research conferences:

Globalization and environmental degradation”, First Annual Research Forum of Sri Lanka Agricultural Economics Association, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, September, 2007

“Identification of Constraints for Regional Economic Cooperation through South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)”, Proceedings of the Annual research Symposium, 2010, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya

 

International:

The Diploma for the participation in the European Diplomacy Workshop organized by the European Academy if Diplomacy in Warsaw, Poland , 2014.

International Research Conferences:

Paper titled “Neorealism verses two level game theory in explaining Sri Lanka’s foreign policy responses towards the external compulsions (1993 to 2005)” presented at International Conference for Academic Disciplines at Ryerson University Toronto, Canada, (May 20-23, 2013)

Paper titled “Relevance of neorealist analysis of foreign policy challenges of a small state with special reference to Sri Lanka’s ethnic crisis” presented at Bangkok International conference on social Science, Thailand, January 25-27, 2013.

Tourism in Sri Lanka and its impact on Social political and natural environment”,  11th International Conference on Sri Lanka studies, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom, 1-3 November 2007.

 

Publications:

Books:

Gunasena TS (Ed.)  “Archaeologia zeylancia” vol. 1, part II, Department of Archeology, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, May-Aug, 2011

An evaluation on economic cooperation in South Asia”, 2010, in Daya Edirisinghe (Ed.) Society and Development, Wathma Publishers, Dehiwala.

International Journals:

Neorealism verses two level game theory in explaining Sri Lanka’s foreign policy responses towards the external compulsions (1993 to 2005)” , 2013) published in  Humanities and Social Sciences Review, ISSN: 2165-6258 :: 2(4):217–233 (2013) Copyright c 2013 by UniversityPublications.net.