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Sisira Kumara, G W D N Back
B.A.(S.J'pura), M.S.Sc.(Kel'ya)




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Telephone No: 0112914490 / 0112903930
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Department of Sociology



University of Kelaniya,Sri Lanka.
Residence:

No 137/1D Pamunuwila,Gonawala

Kelaniya,Sri Lanka

Head of the Department / Senior Lecturer (Grade II)

Sociology of Communication

Sri Lankan Society and Culture

Senior Lecturer, Grade I (Sociology), Department of Sociology, University of

Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. From 1st March 2006.

Visiting Lecturer in Sociology, MA/MSSc Programme, Faculty of social

Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

 

Previous Positions

Senior Lecturer, Grade II (Sociology), Department of Sociology, University of

Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. From 1st March 2000

Lecturer (Contract Basis) in Sociology, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka from

1997 to 1999

Temporary Assistant Lecturer in Sociology, Department of Sociology

University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. From 1992 to 1997

Research Officer - Integrated Development Association (IDEA) Kandy,

Sri Lanka. 1992

Field Investigator - National Dangerous Drug Control Board, Sri Lanka.

From 1990 to 1991

1. Visiting Lecturer in Sociology MA/MSSc Programme, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of  Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. From 2000 to present.

2. Visiting Lecturer in Sociology, Diploma in Social work, Dept: of Sociology, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. 2005.

3. Visiting Lecturer in Sociology, Wickramarachchi Aurvedic Institute,, Yakkala, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. 2001-2005.

4. Visiting Lecturer in Sociology, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.

Vidyalankara Institute - peliyagoda, Kelaniya.

Vidyodya Institure - Maligakanda, Colombo.

From 1993 to 1995

1. Participant, 2nd International Conference on Social Sciences Sri Lanka (ICCSL) 2013, which was conducted by faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri       Lanka, November 2013.

2. Participated Staff Development Programme, Conducted by Staff Development Unit, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. 2009.

3. Participant, International Conference on Social Sciences Sri Lanka (ICCSL) 2008, which was conducted by faculty of social sciences, University of Kenaliya, Sri Lanka.     18-20 July 2008.

4. Organizer, 10th International Conference on Sri Lankan Studies, Conducted by Dept. of Sociology, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. December 2005.

5.University Co-ordinator, Inter University Workshop/Programme (Sociology), entitled Future of Democracy and Good Governance in Sri Lanka 06-08 October 2005,        Hotel Thilanka, Kandy, which was conducted by Center for policy Alternatives, Sri Lanka.

6.Participated IT Workshop on computer Applications for Professional purposes, conducted by the Computer Center, University of Kelaniya Sri Lanka. From 16th              February to 26th February 2004.

7. Participated workshop on Research Methodology, organized by the Research Center for Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, held on 4-5 November           2004.

8. Participated Staff Development Programme, which was conducted by the Academic Staff College, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-India. 2003.

9. Editor - Social wandering (Sociology Magazine) published by Dept. of Sociology, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. 2003.

10. Participated in the workshop on, Population, Communication Leadership, Project Planning, Re-Productive health, STD and AIDS, Which was conducted by the               Family Planning Association of Sri Lanka. May 1997.

11. Participated Computer Literacy workshop for Academic Staff of Faculty of Social Sciences, which was conducted by the computer Centre, University of Kelaniya,             Sri Lanka From 05th October to 21th October 1994.

12. Participated in th Training Programme on Environment and Youth, for selected Youth Leaders, which was conducted by the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute,                  Colombo, From 01. 06.1992 to 05. 06. 1992.

 

1. How sociology be a science? Samaja Sameeksha, Vol : 03, Published by Dept: of Sociology, University of Kelaniya. 2003.

2. Presented a seminar paper titled For Earth Sake: An Ecological Approach to Globalization, at Academic Staff College, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. 5th December 2003.

3. Principles of Social Structure. Social wandering (Sociology Magazine).

Vol: 01, No.2, Published by Dept: of Sociology, University of Kelaniya. 2003.

4. Principles of Social Control, Social Wandering, Vol : 01, No. : No. 01, Dept: of Sociology University of Kelaniya. 2003.

5. An Introduction to Prostitution. Dinasa, Vol : 02, Edited by Rev.: Galkiriyagama wimalananda, Anuvin Indika Divakara and Nadeera Sarojini Jayatunga, University of Kelaniya. 2003.

6. Presenting and Abstract titled Social and Cultural Changes in a Traditional Village of Sri Lanka, at the Annual Research Symposium, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. 15th of November 2002.