Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

University of Ruhuna

Academic Staff

Under the theme of “Spirit of sprouting researchers of tomorrow” the Ruhuna Arts Students’ Annual Sessions (RASAS) is scheduled to be held on September 27, 2019 at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Ruhuna.

Call for papers for the Ruhuna University International Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences (RUICHSS) 2019 is now open. The conference is scheduled to be held on September 26, 2019 at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Ruhuna under the theme, “Democratic Governance at the Crossroads:Challenges and Prospects”.

News & Events
Invitations are called from the undergraduates of the Faculty of H&SS to submit their creations for the Faculty of H&SS Sports Circle Logo Competition, open till 10th June 2019, winners will be awarded an Appreciation Certificate. For more details click here.....
29/05/2019 13:00
Notice to Students

Recommencement date of the academic activities of the faculty will be informed later. Students are advised to not come to hostels or the university until the university inform them.

04/05/2019 13:00
Urgent Notice to Students

Considering the prevailing situation of the country, the university is in the process of taking security precautions to clear the place physically of bomb threats and have an emergency plan in place before we recommence the academic work. As per the current plans we are preparing to recommence the academic activities on the 06th May 2019. However, the students should not come to hostels certainly until 05th May 2019.

Dean/Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
28/04/2019 10:00
Call for Extended Abstracts
Calling Extended Abstracts for the 4th Ruhuna Arts Students' Annual Session (RASAS)-27th September 2019, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
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25/04/2019 16:00
Academic Activities of the Faculty Temporary Suspended until further notice. Students are advised to stay in hostels and bording places. Canteens of all hostels remains open. Reopening date will be notified after monitoring the situation.

21/04/2019 17:00
Call for Research Papers
Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities Review (JSSHR) invites all prospective research scholars to submit their original quality manuscript for Vol. 4 Issue 1.Click here to submit your manuscript online
Vacancies for academic positions
Vacancies for the post of Temporary Lecturers in Social Statistics - Department of Economics (Closing Date: 22.03.2019)
Vacancies for the post of Temporary Assistant Lecturers in English - Department of English & Linguistics (Closing Date: 29.03.2019)
Vacancies for the post of Temporary Assistant Lecture - Department of Public Policy (Closing Date: 22.03.2019)
ERF News
Environmental Researchers’ Forum (ERF) conducted a tree plantation campaign at the Wellamadama main university premises on January 26, 2018 with the participation of many students, staff members and a few forest officers. More than 100 plants have been planted and there was a huge interest among students towards this. The ERF website was launched by Senior Professor P. Hewage, the Head of the Department of Geography. Dr Pradeep Nalaka Ranasinghe was the key speaker at the event.
Intensive course for new comers
The intensive course for the new batch of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences has commenced after the inauguration ceremony at the Faculty Auditorium on December 4, 2017.
UCalgary 50th Anniversary International Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships in Canada, 2018

International Workshop...

Department of History and Archaeology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Ruhuna is pleased to organize an International Workshop and Lecture Series on Recent Advances in Indian History and Archaeology and Sri Lanka-South India Relations on September 5-6, 2018.
For more information and registration please visit https://www.archaeology.lk/iwls2018/

A Short Film about Killing

A Short Film about Killing by Krzysztof Kieslowski, provides a timely important and polemic social debate on capital punishment in an aesthetically stimulated manner. Organized by the Public Policy Association, this film will be screened on August 15, 2018 from 2.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m. in the premises of the Department of Public Policy. An open invitation is extended to all who are interested and eager to open your soul.

The launching of the second volume of the Awalokana Shasthreeya Sangrahaya was held on September 7, 2017 at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Auditorium, University of Ruhuna. The chief guest was the Vice Chancellor of the University of Ruhuna. The History and Archaeology Society of the Department of History and Archaeology publishes this annual research journal.

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