QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2014- Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.
  • 2000 - Master of Social Sciences (MSSc), University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.
  • 1991 - B.A. (Hons.) in Sociology and Criminology, University of Sri Jayawardanapura.



RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS 

Books

  • Amarathunga Geethani (2019) —“ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ ශ්‍රම සංක්‍රමණ”,  Godage International Publishers, Maradana, Colombo, ISBN 978-624-00-0047-5. 
  • Amarathunga Geethani (2019) —“සමාජ විද්‍යාත්මක පර්යේෂණ ලිපි” Godage International Publishers, Maradana, Colombo, ISBN 978-624-00-0123-6   
  • Amarathunga Geethani,(2012),Applied Sociology, Theory and Practice (ප්‍රායෝගික සමාජවිද්‍යාව: සිද්ධාන්ත හා ක්‍රමවේදය) Samādi printer and publishers, Nittambuva. 
  • Amarathunga Geethani,(2009),Sociology, Academic Articles (සමාජවිද්‍යා ශාස්ත්‍රීය ලිපි) author publication. 

Journal (Edited)

  • Amarathunga Geethani, (2021) Samaja Sameeksha, Kelaniya, Sri lanka, Department of Sociology, University of Kelaniya, Vol.5
  • Amarathunga Geethani, (2021) Samaja Vimarshana, Vidyalankara Publishers and Printers, Kelaniya. 

Peer reviewed publications

  • Amarathunga Geethani. (2019), A study on unique cultural characteristics of the Kinnara community in Sri Lanka", International Journal of Research in Social Sciences,  9, issue 2, February, ISSN 2249-2496, http://www.ijmra.us, pp.344-351. 
  • Amarathunga Geethani. (2019) The Influence of Labour Migration on the Family Institution in Sri Lanka, International Journal of Recent Innovations in Academic Research, Volume-3, Issue-7, July, ISSN: 2635-3040, pp 89-95.
  • Amarathunga Geethani and Gunawardana Nadeesha (2019) The Pre Buddhist Religious Beliefs in Ancient Sri Lanka, 2019, International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science (IJRISS) Volume III, Issue VI, June, ISSN 2454-6186, rsisinternational.org, pp. 203-206. 
  • Amarathunga Geethani and Gunawardana Nadeesha (2019) The Trade Goods in Ancient Sri Lanka, volume-3, Issue-7, July, International Journal of Recent Innovations in Academic Research, ISSN: 2635-3040, pp 96-103. 
  • Amarathunga Geethani and Gunawardana Nadeesha (2019) Buddhism, Xuanzang and Sri Lanka”, International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, IJSRP Volume 9, Issue 6, June edition, ISSN 2250-3153, 764-767pp. DOI: 10.29322/IJSRP.9.06.2019.p90111, http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.9.06.2019.p90111
  • Amaratunga Geethani and Gunawardhana Nadeesha, (2019) The Administrative Officers who engaged with the monetary transactions in Ancient Sri Lanka, International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, IJSRP Volume 9, Issue 6, June 2019 edition, 761-763 ISSN 2250-3153.DOI:10.29322/IJSRP.9.06.2019.p90110 http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.9.06.2019.p90110 

Abstracts

  • Amaratunga Geethani (2018) “The effects Imposed on child’s Socialization by the migration of their Mothers”, 4th International Conference on Social Sciences, (ICSS), 13th -14th December. 
  • Amaratunga Geethani (2018) “A sociological study about the Tendency of Divorce in Sri Lanka.”, 4th International Conference on Social Sciences, (ICSS), 13th -14th December. 
  • Amratunga Geethani (2018) “A sociological Study about divorce and its social impact in Sri Lanka”, International Conference on Social Science and Humanities, Paris, France, 25th -26th  July.
  • Amartunga Geethani (2018) “Magical practices and its modern trends in Sri Lankan urban life”, International Conference on Social Science and Humanities, Paris, France, 25th -26th July.
  • Amartunga Geethani (2017) “A study of the socio economic back ground of Caffir community in Sri Lanka”, Zurich, Switzerland, 16th -17th October.
  • Amartunga Geethani (2017) “Push and pull factors influence in the international labour migration from Sri Lanka to Italy”, International conference for academic discipline, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, 22nd to 26th May. 
  • Amaratunga Geethani (2016) “An Anthropological assessment of the changes within the Veddha community against a backdrop of Sri Lankan society.”, International conference on Social Science, Arts, Business and Education, Venice, Italy, 27th -28th
  • Amartunga Geethani (2016) “The comparative study of the influences of International Labour migration in Sri Lanka”, 3rd Insertional Conference on Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka 30th September and 1st October.
  • Amartunga Geethani (2016) “An anthropological Assessment of the modern changes of Vadda community in Sri Lanka”, 4th International Academic Conference on Social Sciences, Barcelona, Spain, 28th -29th of July. 
  • Amaratunga Geethani (2015) “ රොඩී කුලයේ නූතන වෙනස්වීම් පිළිබඳ මානව විද්‍යාත්මක අධ්‍යයනයක් (ශ්‍රී ලංකා සමාජය ආශ්‍රයෙන්)  International postgraduate research conference 2015 (iprc), University of Kelaniya, 10th -11th December. 
  • Amaratunga Geethani (2015) “Sociological Study on the modern changes within the Roddi Caste Community in Sri Lanka”, International Conference on trends in Social Sciences and Humanities, Bali, Indonesia, 19th -20th August.
  • Amaratunga Geethani (2015) “A Sociological Study on the Influences imposed on the institutions of the family by foreign employment”, International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 12th November.
  • Amaratunga Geethani (2015) “ An anthropological assessment of the modern changes of the Caffir Community within Sri Lanka”, International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 12th November. 
  • Amaratunga Geethani (2015) “An Anthropological Assessment of the Changes within the Rodi Community against a Backdrop of Sri Lankan Society”, Australian Academy of Business and Social Sciences (ACBSS), Sydney, Australia. 13-14 April (aabss.org.au)
  • Amaratunga Geethani (2015) “The Influence of International Labour migration on the family Institution in Sri Lanka”, Reviewing International Encounters, Research Centre for Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 20th February. 
  • Amaratunga Geethani (2014) “The Influence of International Labour migration on the family Institution in Sri Lanka”, Tokyo International Conference on Social Sciences, Tokyo, Japan. 17th -19th December.
  • Amaratunga Geethani (2013) “A Sociological study on the Influence of foreign Employment on Family”, International Conference on Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 22nd and 23rd of November (ICSS). 
  • Amaratunga Geethani (2009) “Marriage and Family Satisfaction, Empirical Evidence from Sri Lanka Context” at the Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka held on, at the Mahaweli Center Auditorium. 27th and 28th of March. 
  • Amaratunga Geethani (2004) “Study on Impacts of Family Background on the Children’s Primary Socialization Process in Sri Lanka” at the Annual Research Symposium, Faculty of Graduate Studies, and University of Kelaniya held on 25th November.

 

Full paper published in National and International conferences

  • Amaratunga Geethani & Wickramarachci Waruni (2018) “A sociological Study about divorce and its social impact in Sri Lanka”, International Conference on Social Science and Humanities, Paris, France, 25th -26th July, pp 59-65. 
  • Amaratunga Geethani (2015)“An Anthropological Assessment of the Changes within the Rodi Community against a Backdrop of Sri Lankan Society”, Australian Academy of Business and Social Sciences (ACBSS), Sydney, Australia. 2015, pp 642-651. 
  • Amaratunga Geethani (2015) “A sociological study on the modern changes within the Rodi cast community in Sri Lanaka”, International conference on Trends in Social Sciences and Humanities (TSSH-2015), 19th -20th August, Bali, Indonesia, pp 59-65.

 

Articles published in Journals

  • Amaratunga Geethani (2012), —“තිරසාර සංවර්ධනය පාරිසරික ගැටලු සහ තුන්වන ලෝකයේ රටවල් මුහුණදෙන අභියෝග” Sambasha, Vol. 18, Published by Piriven branch in Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka, pp799-807. 
  • Amaratunga Geethani (2008), —“ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ සාම්ප්‍රදායික ගැමි සමාජයේ වෙනස්වීම” Sambasha, Vol. 16, Published by Piriven branch in Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka, pp390-400. 
  • Amrathunga Geethani (2009) —“සංවර්ධනය පිළිබඳ සමාජවිද්‍යාත්මක විමසුමක්” Dinesa, Vol. 04, Magazine published by Rev, Galkiriyagama Wimalananda, Rev Welimadagama Kusaladhamma and Anurin Indika Divakara, Apesh Graphics, Dalugama, Kelaniya, pp 49-55. 
  • Amarathunga Geethani, (2008) —“බාල අපරාධ පිළිබඳ සමාජවිද්‍යාත්මක විග්‍රහයක්”, Research Article on Sociology,  Edited by Dr. H.W. Karunaratne. Volume 1. Issue. i, University of Kelaniya, pp.43-47. 
  • Amarathunga Geethani, (2005) —“ශාන්ති කර්ම පිළිබඳ සමාජවිද්‍යාත්මක දෘෂ්ඨිය”, 49th year 08th Issue, April, Nawayugaya, pp 15-16. 
  • Amrathunga Geethani (2003) —“සමාජානුයෝජන ක්‍රියාවලිය හා සමාජ අත්දැකීම” Dinesa, Vol. 02, Magazine published by Rev, Galkiriyagama Wimalananda, Anurin Indika Divakara, Nadeera Sarojani Jayathunga, Isura enterprisers, Kandy Road, Dalugama, Kelaniya., pp. 139-145. 
  • Amrathunga Geethani (2003) “Introduction of Patterns of Migration”, Social Wondering, Vol. i, no .2, Department of Sociology, University of Kelaniya, pp. 28-29. 
  • Amrathunga Geethani (2002) —“තුන්වන ලෝකයේ රටවල ජනගහනය ආශ්‍රිත ගැටලු” Nethimi Publications, Vol. I, Kalutara, pp. 93-104. 
  • Amarathunga Geethani, (1998) —“ජන සංඛ්‍යා වර්ධනය ආශ්‍රිත ප්‍රවණතා”, Samaja Sameeksha, Department of Sociology, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, pp. 4349. 
  • Amrathunga Geethani (1994) —“බාල අපරාධ පිළිබඳ සමාජවිද්‍යාත්මක විමර්ශනයක්”, Samaja Sameeksha, Department of Sociology, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, pp. 91-96.

 

Chairperson

  • 3rd Insertional Conference on Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka 30th September and 1st October, 2016.
  • 19th International postgraduate research Conference (IPRC), University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 5th December, 2018. 
  • 1st Joiner research symposium on Sociology, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka 2nd December 2016.

 

Rapporteur 

  • 2nd International Conference on Social Sciences (ICSS) in University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 22nd to 23rd November, 2013.  

Workshops

  • Decision making and managerial Roles which was conducted by the family planning Association of Sri Lanka, 1993.
  • Workshop on the use of Interactive multimedia in Development of courseware, organized by common wealth Educational media center for Asia (CEMCA), held between 22nd February and 11th March 2005 at University of Kelaniya.
  • Participated in the four week Refresher Course in Sociology Organized during 02.04.2007 to 27.04.2007, Academic Staff College, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

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