Mr. G.W.D.N. Sisira Kumara

Mr. G.W.D.N. Sisira Kumara

B.A. (S.J'pura), MSSc. (Kel'ya)
Senior Lecturer I
Department of Sociology
University of Kelaniya

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

 

  1. Participaed in the Field Research on Socio-Economic Factors of Veddas in Dambana. Which was conducted by the Dept: of Sociology, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. 2007.

 

  1. Participated as a Researcher in the research entitled Polotical Participation of Villagers in Social Development, (Based on Palpola Village, Sri Lanka), which was conducted by the Dept: of Sociology, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. 2005.

 

  1. Conducted a Survey (with Dept: of Sociology, UOK) on Lifestyle of Villagers nearest Sinharaja Forest. (Based on Kudawa Village, Veddagala), Sri Lanka. 2005.

 

  1. Participated as a Team Leader in the Survey on Tsunami affected areas in Sri Lanka. December 2004, which was conducted by the university of Kelaniya and TAFREN, Sri Lanka.

 

  1. Participated as a Researcher in the Survey on Kalagama, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, which was conducted by Dept: of Sociology, University of Kelaniya Sri Lanka. June 2003.

 

  1. Worked as a sociologist in the research entitled Domestic violence in Sri Lanka, which was conducted by Dept: of Sociology, University of Kelaniya and the Ministry of Women's affairs of Sri Lanka. 2003.

 

  1. Participated in the Survey on Terepahe village, Nuwara-Eliya, Sri Lanka. Which was conducted by the Dept: of Sociology, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. 1997.

 

  1. Conducted a research for my Master of Social Sciences Degree thesis titled The Social Impact of Sinhala Tele drama, in 1997 - 1999.

 

  1. Participated as a researcher in the Survey on Socio Economic changes of Rodia People in Sri Lanka, which was conducted by the Dept: of Sociology, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. 1994.

 

  1. Participated in the Survey on Sub-culture of Estate workers in Sri Lanka.

(Based on Poonagala Estate, Bandarawela, Sri Lanka) which was conducted by the Dept: of Sociology, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. 1993.

 

  1. Participated as a Researcher in the survey on Socio-economic factors of Dry Zone People of Sri Lanka, (Based on wanathawilluwa, Puttlam, Sri Lanka) .Which was conducted by the Dept: of Economics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. 1-3 May 1993.

 

  1. Worked as a Researcher in the survey on Power Consumption of Sri Lanka. (Based on Colombo and Gampaha Districts). Which was conducted by the Integrated Development Association, (IDEA) Hantana, Kandy, Sri Lanka. 1992.

 

  1. Worked as a Field Investigator in the Survey on Drug Dependants of Sri Lanka, (Based on Colombo, Galle and Kandy Districts) which was conducted by the National Dangerous Drug Control Board, Sri Lanka. 1990-1991.

 

  1. Conducted a research for my First Degree Dissertation entitled The Realistic Trend in Sinhala Cinema, 1990.

 

PUBLICATIONS

              BOOKS

              Sociology - An Introduction (Editing)

 

ARTICLES

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

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.


Principles of Social Structure. Social wandering (Sociology Magazine). Vol: 01, No.2, Published by Dept: of Sociology, University of Kelaniya. 2003.

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

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

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.

Introduction to Marriage, Nethmi, Nethmi Publications, Kalutara, Sri Lanka. 2002.

An Introduction to Rural Believe Systems in Sri Lanka, Sri Gnananda Sambhavana, Edited by Rev: Dompe Indasiri, Paramartha Dharmakara Pirivena, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. 2001.

Social background of Magic, Samaja Sameekha,Vol : 02, Dept: of Sociology, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. 1998.

Sinhala Cinema in Future, Samaja Sameeksha, Vol: 01, Dept: of Sociology University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. 1994.

Presented Fourty-Nine Academic Articles for Newspapers in Sri Lanka. (Rivira, Lakbima, Mawbima, Dinamina, Nawaliya and Desathiya)

Contacts

Department of Sociology 

Faculty of Social Sciences

University of Kelaniya

Srilanka

 

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