Front Pages

  Organizing Committee

  Table of Content

  Panel of Reviewers

  Session Chairs, Co-Chairs and Rapporteurs

  List of Abstracts


Honourable Minister of Education & Chairman of the Council of Regents of the NCAS
Hon. Dr. Susil Premajayantha

Honourable State Minister of Higher Education
Hon. Dr. Suren Raghavan

Chairman, University Grants Commission
Senior Professor Sampath Amarathunge

Director and Symposium Chair
Professor (Mrs.) Prashanthi Narangoda

Symposium Coordinator
Dr. Sampath Chandrasena

Keynote Speech Forces in the History of Sri Lanka
Dr. Lodewijk J. Wagenaar

  Panel Discussion


  SUB THEME 01 - Tangible and Intangible Cultural Heritage A Retrospective of Demanding Identity

Sound Assimilation in First Language Acquisition of Sinhala
Lokeshwari S. Karunarathna

Performing Ethnic Identity: A Discourse Study on the Sri Lankan Chinese Immigrant
Pathirana H.P.H.P.K

The Influence of Gender Stereotypes in Children's Psychological Development: An Examination of Cartoons in 1990’s Sri Lanka
Asha Jayakody

Women in Craftsmanship and Artistic Traditions: an Analysis of Female Artisans in Ancient Sri Lanka.
K.M.G. Arjuna Manage

ජන ආගමික ප්‍රලයවීම්හි භාවිත භෞතික විභවයන් හා අධිභෞතික විභවයන් පිළිබඳ සෞන්දයර් විද්‍යාත්මක විශ්ලේෂණයක්
එල්. බී. එස්. ගුණවර්ධන

Culture, Individuality, and success; A study of ‘defeated’ or ‘failed’ characters in Sinhala novel with some Theoretical approaches such as Existentialism, psychoanalysis theory etc.…’
Dr. Mahinda Rathnayaka

The Musical Culture of Ceylon Africans: A case study of Manja tradition of Sirambiadiya region
J.Chandana Ruwan Kumara

  SUB THEME 02 - Religion And Society a Philosophy, Myth and Reality Beyond Science.

මහාචාර්ය සේනක බණ්ඩාරනායක මහතා පුවත්පත් මාධ්‍යය මඟින් සිදු කළ සමාජ සංස්කෘතික බලපෑම පිළිබඳ අධ්‍යයනයක්
කුසලා සජීවනී

ffectiveness of Time and Space on Dance symbolized in Rock Art
Niluka D Thilakarathne

Unveiling Truth: A Comparative Explanation of Knowledge, Reality, and Liberation in Bhagavad Gita and Plato’s Allegory of the Cave

Wedding Night Virginity Test Among Sri Lankan Muslims: A Myth or Science?
Abdul Wadood Noor Naleefa, Mimi Hanida Abdul Mutalib, and Yew Wong Chin

An Academic Exploration of 'The Survival of The Fittest' and the Deconstruction of Man-Made Religious Beliefs in Yashpal's /khəccər ɔ:r a:dmi:/ (Mule and the Man).

Identification and examination of the editing methodology of Sinhala classics of Valivitiya Soratha (1897-1963).
Chinthaka Ranasinha

  SUB THEME 03 - Freedom, Rights, and Civil Responsibilities vs Legislation and Social Justice

Accountability in Disaster Risk Governance (DRG) in Sri Lanka: An analysis on National Policy on Disaster Management (NDMP) of Sri Lanka.
Senanayake M, Amaratunga D, Haigh R

Navigating Between Public and Private Spheres: A Case Study of Scooter Riding Women in Colombo Suburbs
Anton Piyaratne, Lavangi Ranasinghe

Rights of Sri Lankan Indigenous People (the Veddas): A Call for Conservation and Empowerment
D. T. H. Ananda, C. A. D. Nahallage

Cultural Dynamics and the Advancement of LGBTIQ Rights in Sri Lanka: An Investigative Study on Activism and Implementation
N.C. Pathirana

Effect of Audit Committee Quality and Corporate Ownership on Timeliness of Financial Reporting: Evidence from India
D. Samarawickrama, P. K Biswas, H. Roberts

We do not need another ‘Homosexual’ to our Social Sciences Faculty; Workplace Harassment, Discrimination, and Labelling towards LGBTIQ+ and Queer Studies in Critical and Cultural Communication
Manoj Jinadasa

Gendered Insecurities: Understanding Factors Influencing the Fear of Crime in Colombo, Sri Lanka
K.G.N.U Ranaweera, N.T Rugkhapan, I. Rado

  SUB THEME 04 - Reconciliation, Politics, and Society

Does Social Safety Net Programs Reduces Poverty? Evidence from Samurdhi Program in Sri Lanka
N.P. Ravindra Deyshappriya, K.M.N Jeewanthi, K.A.D.D. Kannangara

Local Governance Autonomy for National Reconciliation after the War in Sri Lanka: Policy and Practice of the Agency-Model
S. Chandran

Concept Of Global Britain and Rishi Sunak Foreign Policy in United Kingdom
Vithanage chamali, Perera H.R.L

පශ්චාත් යුද සුවයේ දේශීය වේදිකා නාට්‍ය මගින් නිරුෂිත සමකාලීන කටුමිරිය පිළිවිද ආධරයනයක් (පෙරාගෙත්නාන සෘති යුගලක් ඇසුරිණි)

S. S. Ramanayake

Institutional logics in Nonstate Higher Education Institutes in Sri Lanka: Pilot Study
.K. Kurukulaarachchi, A.W.J.C. Abeygunasekera

Portuguese Administration in the Eastern Region of Sri Lanka
Nilanthini Chenthurran

  SUB THEME 05 - Environment and Ecology, Transmigration of Healthy Livelihood

The Impact of Environment on Psychological Well-Being of Individuals: a Review
Malathie P. Dissanayake

Unravelling the Complexities: Exploring the challenges of municipal solid waste management policy implementation in Sri Lanka
M.K. Nadeeka Damayanthi

ප්‍රජා සංක්‍රමණික ඉතිහාසය ගොඩනැගීම පිළිබඳ ක්‍රමංවදිය ගැටලූ සහ අර්ථකථනය සීමා
ජගත් බණ්ඩාර පතිරගේ

  SUB THEME 06 - Sustainable Development and the Role of SMEs.

Exploring Alternative Strategies to Address Egg Market Inefficiencies in Sri Lanka: An Analysis in Gampaha District
Pasindu Maheela Dharmasiri

Digital Storytelling for Communicating the Sustainability Practices: A Case Study of House of Lonali
B.A.N. Eranda

Business Model Adaptation for Social Enterprise Sustainability: Case in Sri Lanka
R.M.H.A Karunathilake, R. Senathiraja

An analysis of the role that the English Language plays in empowering women entrepreneurs in the small and medium scale enterprises in Sri Lanka
D.N.P Amarasooriya

  SUB THEME 07 - Tourism An Industry or and Art

T.P.G.T.M. De Alwis, M.O. Perera

ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ සම්ප්‍රදායික පහතරට නර්තන කලාව සහා සංචාරක කර්මාන්තය ප්‍රවර්ධනය
ආර්.ඩී. සිල්වා, එස්.ඒ. පෙරේරා

Analysis of website globalization of official tourism promotion websites in South Asia
S. Herath

  SUB THEME 08 - Role of Digital Tools in Teaching and Learning A far cry for Language Learning.

Frustrations And Restrictions on Delivering Online to Foster the Continuation of School Education During the Second Wave of COVID-19 in Sri Lanka
V.G. Chinthaka Naleen

The Use of Smartwatches as a Wearable Device for Learning in Higher Education: Toward an Integrative Theoretical Model
W.T.M. de Silva

Digital Tools in Language Learning: Impact and Challenges
Manchanayaka, M. A. S. P.

s using digital dictionaries a far cry for Sri Lankan English language learners?
K.M. Dissanayake, B.M.T.C Basnayake

Work-family Interface, telecommuting and Quality of work-life of female academics in Sri Lanka
H.M. Nishanthi, Mario Fernanado

Need Analysis to identify the need for Module-Based Teaching: Intervention to Children with Reading Difficulties in Sri Lanka.
N.M.M. Safeek

Mapping the Evolving Landscape of Employability Skills in the 21st-Century Labor Market: A Comprehensive Literature Review
P.N Gardihewa

  SUB THEME 09 - Authentic Science and Technology

Study on the Demand for Degrees in Bachelor of Science (BSc.) Honours in Information Technology, Sri Lanka
R. Werawatta, L.M. Senanayake, S. Chandrasena, L. Kodagoda

A critical review of Manasa Roga in Ayurveda Sanskrit texts and an observational study of Sarasvatha Choorna in the Management of Dementia (Smrutihbramsha)
T.D.N. Karunaratne, K. Sugataratana, H.A.S. Ariyawansa, H.A. de Silva

Development of a Framework for Health Data Governance in Sri Lanka
K.T.S. Virantha, B.N.S. Lankasena

  SUB THEME 10 - Al (Artificial Intelligence) and digital restoration

A Study on the utility of the Facilities Provided by the Google Earth Software for Historical Studies
B.M.C Madhusanka Bandara

Formulating Digital Wellbeing from the Employee’s Perspective: Directions for Future Research
Yohan Perera

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence in Enhancing the Writing Skill of ESL Learners.
Mrs. Vithuja Rajaram

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