Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

University of Ruhuna

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Call for papers for the Ruhuna University International Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences (RUICHSS) 2018 is now open. The conference is scheduled to be held on March 29-30, 2018 at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Ruhuna under the theme, “Ethics, Morality and Spirituality in Globalized Society”.

Under the theme of “Spirit of sprouting researchers of tomorrow” the Ruhuna Arts Students’ Annual Sessions (RASAS) was held on August 10, 2017 at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Ruhuna. There were 88 papers of the undergraduate researchers in Sri Lanka. Professor Liyanage Amarakeerthi delivered the keynote speech.

News & Events
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.
Vacancies for academic positions
Temporary Assistant Lecturer (Buddhist Culture)
Vacancies for Visiting Instructors in English
UCalgary 50th Anniversary International Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships in Canada, 2018
A new Center at the Faculty
The Natural Disaster Information Center (NDIC) is the newest center established at the University of Ruhuna.

Sandata Wedi Dura Sandak

The poetry book, Sandata Wedi Dura Sandak written by Mrs Eradhini Hasini Lanka, a probationary lecturer attached to the Department of Sinhala, has been launched on October 28, 2017 at the National Library and Documentation Services Board auditorium. The event was graced by Professor Dharma Rajapaksha, Head of the Department of Sinhala, University of Ruhuna.

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.

Geography News

President of Sri Lanka has declared Waratenna-Hakkinda area in the Kandy district as an Environmental Protection Area under Section 24C of the National Environmental Act (NEA). This was a result of a six year struggle by a group of activists including Dr. H.I.G.C. Kumara and Mr. M.S.M.L. Karunarathne at the Department of Geography who developed a strategy to get this area protected under the NEA.

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