The inaugural research conference of the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences was held in 2012 whose success has inspired a series of such annually held international research conferences hosted by the Faculty. Throughout the years, scholars and professionals from different parts of the world have assembled here for the purposes of sharing and disseminating research-based knowledge, thus contributing more and more to the widening of horizons of theoretical and practical understanding of the different disciplines involved in the main areas of the humanities and social sciences. From its inception, the IRCHSS research tradition has been carried forward in its true research spirit by all its chairpersons, secretaries and the conference teams of each consecutive year.
Vidyodaya Undergraduate Research Day (VURD) is a research conference organized annually by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. It will be held for the fourth time in June this year, 2020. Through this conference, VURD creates a unique environment for the celebration and promotion of undergraduate research endeavors. The conference will also stimulate interaction between students and faculty, while encouraging undergraduates to pursue higher degrees through advanced research. Each student selected to be a presenter will be individually contributing to the academic achievement of the University.
2nd International Conference on Intangible Cultural Heritage organized by the Department of Anthropology, University of Sri Jayewardenepura is one of the very first conference in this field of studies in Sri Lanka. ICICH will be conducted under the theme “Enriching Global Citizens through Traditional Insights” which promotes folklore research among the academia.
The conference encourages research findings from various fields such as Animal lore, Plant lore, Food culture, Traditional medicine, Traditional knowledge, Folk Art and Craft, Folk Medicine, Folk Drama, Folk Tale, Traditional Heritage, Folk dancing, Supernatural belief systems, Religion and Magic, Folk Poems etc.
1st National Action Research Conference on Higher Education (NARCHE 2021) organized by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences will be held on 16th September 2021.
Submit your extended abstract on or before 10th May 2021
For more information visit NARCHE web: http://narche.sjp.ac.lk
Vidyodaya Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (VJHSS) is the official journal of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. VJHSS is open access and peer-reviewed journal published by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.
This peer-reviewed journal publishes two issues annually and invite original research articles from diverse disciplines such as Anthropology, Archaeology, Buddhist Civilization, Buddhist Philosophy, Criminology, Cultural Studies, Economics, English, Geography, History, Languages, Mass Communication, Performing Arts, Political Science, Psychology and Philosophy, Religious Studies, Social Statistics, Sociology and related fields.