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B.A.(Kel'ya),M.S.Sc(Kel'ya)




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Telephone No: 0777402933
Official Address: Department of Sociology,

University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
Residence 172/3, Welivita Road, Malabe

Senior Lecturer II

Gender Studies

Committee Member, Alumni Association, University of Kelaniya

International

  • 2014, Impact of new housing scheme of estate workers on their improvement of   livelihood, Canadian International Conference of Social Science and Education (CICSSE), 26th & 27th May, 2014, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • 2014, A study on poverty and women unemployment, Canadian International Conference of Social Science and Education (CICSSE), 26th & 27th May, 2014, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • 2013, Rehabilitation and aftercare of drug related women prisoners in Sri Lanka, 2nd International Conference on Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.
  • 2013, Impact of community empowerment projects in household decision making autonomy of estate women, 2nd International Conference on Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.
  • 2013, Socio economic issues of the war affected fisheries community in Sri Lanka (with reference to the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka), International Conference on Economic and Social Sustainability,  2013, Tokyo, Japan.
  • 2011, The impact of women empowerment programs on up country tea estate women in Sri Lanka, 1st International Conference on the Social Sciences and the Humanities, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya.
  • 2008, A geo-sociological study on Christian fundamentalists: A case study of Kandy District,International Conference on Social Sciences-Sri Lanka 2008 (ICSSL), Organized by the Research Centre for Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya.
  • 2007, A evaluation of welfare process for female inmates (with special reference to female ward-Welikada)11h International Conference on Sri Lanka Studies (11th ICSLS), University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, United Kingdom.

National

  • 2009, Wadda women and rites of passage (NuthanaAdiwasiKaanthawa ha AwatharanaPiliweth), 10th Annual Research Symposium, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya.
  • 2009, Lecture hall arraignment in the Faculty of Social Sciences, A3 Solutions Symposium, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya.
  • 2008, A Sociological and communication analysis on effect of Sinhala dubbed soap operas for the Sri Lankan society, 9th Annual Research Symposium, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya.
  • 2008, Sinhalatahandakawanalada soap opera lankiyaprekshakakanthawakerehikeranulabanabalapamapilibandasamajavidyathmaka ha sanniwedanavidyathmakaadyayanayak(A Sociological and Communication Analysis on effect of Sinhala Dubbed Soap Operas for the Sri Lankan Female Audience), Cenwor, colombo.
  • 2007, An evaluation on welfare process for female inmates, 8 th Annual Research Symposium, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya.
  • 2006, Abadithasoldaduwangebiriyanmuhunadenamanosamajeeyagatalu (Problems faced by Disabled Solders Wives - A Sociological Analysis), 7th Annual Research Symposium, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya.
  • 2005, Abadithasoldaduwanmuhunademagatalu (Problems faced by Disabled Solders - A Sociological Analysis), 6th Annual Research Symposium, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya.

  • 2010, Wenaswanasamajayathulawadikanthawa (Waddha women in the changing society), AdiwasiUrumaya, Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Sri Lanka.
  • 2008, “Kanthawa ha dugeebhawaye” (Women and poverty),”Sarasavi - 4” A journal from the Department of Archaeology, University of Kelaniya.
  • 2008, “Janakaviyenheliwenasinhalagamisamajalakshana”, “Dinasa”- A journal from the Department of Sinhala, University of Kelaniya.
  • 2006, “Janawargikaarbudayadesaapahuharibalimak”, "Abhisarana"- SorathaAbhinandana Felicitation Volume.


  • 2014, three day workshop on Cultural Fluency, Organized by the Sri Lanka Foundation, Colombo.
  • 2013, two day workshop for Training of Trainers of the Career Guidance and Counseling Units to Strengthen the Entrepreneurial Program, HETC Project, Ministry of Higher Education, Sri Lanka.
  • 2012, one day workshop for Proposal Writing, Windows 1 &2, Undergraduate Study Program, HETC Project, Ministry of Higher Education, Sri Lanka.
  • 2012, 3 day workshop on The Training of Trainers Workshop on the Primer Series of ICTD for Youth, Organized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Sri Lanka.
  • 2010, 3 Day Workshop on Qualitative Data Analysis by Using ATLAS.ti, Organized by the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Colombo 07.
  • 2009,Three Day Workshop on Quantitative Data Analysis by using SPSS, Organized by the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, under the IRQUE Project.
  • 2006, Two Day Workshop onGeographical Information System(GIS), Organized by    the Research Centre for Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya.
  • 2006, One Day Workshop on Upper MalwathuOya Exploration Project, Organized by the Department of Archaeology, University of Kelaniya.
  • 2005, One Day Workshop on Services of National Library in Sri Lanka, Organized by the Research Centre for Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya.
  • 2005, Three Day Inter University Workshop on Future of Democracy and Good Governance in Sri Lanka, Organized by the Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA).


  • 2014, Research Team Member (qualitative data collection), Economic Viability and Socio economic Impact on NAITA Programs in Sri Lanka.
  • 2013, Research Team Member (qualitative data collection), Resettlement Action Plan Preparation for the Northern Highway Project, Road Development Authority, Sri Lanka.
  • 2013, Research Team Member, Strategic City Development Project-Galle, Ministry of Defense and Urban Development, Sri Lanka.
  • 2011, Research Team Member, Political Mapping Exercise on Sexual and Reproductive Health, on the request of Family Planning Association, Sri Lanka.
  • 2010-2011, Team Member, Strategies to Strengthen Trade Unions in Sri Lanka, on the request of Ministry of Labor Relations and Productivity Improvement, Sri Lanka.
  • 2009-2010, Independent Study on Women Empowerment and Poverty Reduction in Estate Women, Sri Lanka.
  • 2006, Field Coordinator, Research on Sinharaja forest and its impact to the neighboring villagers, Conducted by the Department of Sociology, University of Kelaniya.
  • 2005, Field Coordinator, Baseline Survey on Tsunami affected families in the Western Province of Sri Lanka, Spearheaded by Dr. K. Karunathilake, Head, Department of Sociology, University of Kelaniya on the request of  Human Disaster Management Council, Colombo. 05th to 19th January.
  • 2005,Field Coordinator, Feasibility Study of Sustainable Live hoods Enhancement Project for people affected by the Tsunami in Southern Province, Spearheaded by Dr. K. Karunathilake, Head, Department of Sociology, University of Kelaniya. Sponsored by Sewa Lanka Foundation.
  • 2005, Field Coordinator, Mid-term Assessment Area Development Project (Household Survey in Galenbindunuwawe), Spearheaded by Dr. K. Karunathilake, Head, Department of Sociology, University of Kelaniya. Sponserd by World Vision Lanka.
  • 2004, Problems Faced by Disabled Solders, Independent Dissertation in Sociology.
  • 2004, Research Assistant, on Social and Cultural Change in Thanna, Balangoda. Conducted by the Department of Sociology, University of Kelaniya.