12th
International Conference on
Sri Lanka Studies

  “Sri Lanka after the War: Prevention of recurrence, reaching for prosperity







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Introduction to the ICSLS

International Conference on Sri Lanka Studies (ICSLS) is a bi-annual meeting of scholars researching on historical, socio-economic, cultural, and political aspects of  Sri Lanka. After its humble beginings at a gathering of 25 scholars at Sussex, the UK in 1987, the ICSLS was held in venues across the globe.  The Conference  continued its scholarly spirit and tradition and has now grown into a major academic event.  10th ICSLS held at the University of Kelaniya marked the largest social science conference held in Sri Lanka with participation of about 250 scholars.The most recent conference was held at the University of Portsmouth  in  England in November 2007.   11th ICSLS was held in 2007 at the University of Portsmouth, the UK. A detailed description of past ICSLS is available at the Sri Lanka Studies Network Homepage

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12th ICSLS in Colombo

12th ICSSL was held from 18th to 20th March 2010 in Colombo under the theme “ Sri Lanka after the War: Prevention of recurrence, reaching for prosperity “.  The 12th ICSLS was jointly organized by the Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka and the Open University of Sri Lanka.

Plenary Sessions on the main conference theme was held at the Royal Asiatic Society/Mahaweli Center on 18th March.

Technical sessions were held at the Open University of Sri Lanka Main Campus located at Nawala, Nugegoda. As expected, 12th ICSLS was a venue for exchange and discussion of research ideas and current ongoing research.

Contributed paper abstracts will go online shortly. Please visit:  12th ICSLS Abstracts Online


12th ICSLS in Organizing Institues

12th ICSLS was jointly organized by the Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka and the Open University of Sri Lanka. A national organizing committee comprising of representatives from other academic institutions was responsible for various activities related to the organizing of the conference.


Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka

Established in 1845, the Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka (RASSL) is the oldest academic society in “modern” Sri Lanka.  The society played a pioneering role on research on the history and culture of the land and its people.

Visit Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka Website:
http://www.royalasiaticsociety.lk/index.htm

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Open University of Sri Lanka

TThe Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL) was established in 1979 with the aim of facilitating access to education for all by embracing the principles of open and distance learning that breaks the barriers of age, gender, previous educational background. Academic activities of the OUSL are organized around four faculties, Engineering Technology, Natural Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Education.

The Open University of Sri Lanka Website: http://www.ou.ac.lk

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12th ICSLS Organizers

12th ICSLS National Organizing Committee

Dr. Susantha Goonatillake     (Convener)                 -(Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka )

Prof. Upali Vidanapathirana          (Convener)          -(Open University of Sri Lanka)

Mr. C Gaston  Perera                                                -(Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka )

Dr. (Mrs.) Wathmanel Seneviratne                           -(Open University of Sri Lanka)

Prof (Mrs.) Manjula Vithanapathirana                        -(University of Colombo )

Dr. NLA Karunaratne                                              -(University of Sri Jayawardenapura )

Prof. KA Nandasena                                                -(Rajarata University of Sri Lanka)

Dr. P. Athukorala                                                    -(University of Sri Jayawardenapura )

Prof. Indralal de Silva                                               -(University of Colombo )

Prof. Ranjith B Mapa                                               -(Kotalawala Defense University  

Prof. Sunanda Maddumabandara                           -(University of Kelaniya)

Prof. HMDR Herath                                                 -(University of Peradeniya)

Dr.   WMK Wijetunge                                              -(Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka )

Dr. (Mrs.) Seetha Wickramasinghe                       -(National Science Foundation )

Prof. Piyadasa Ranasinghe                                   
-(
University of Kelaniya)

Dr. K. Karunatillake                                                -(University of Kelaniya)


Mr. Parakrama Weligamage              - 12th ICSLS Coordinator   
                                                          
- (
Post Graduate Institute of  Agriculture)




12th ICSLS Contacts

For inquiries, Please contact:

12th ICSLS Coordinator/Secretary to the National Organizing Committee

c/o Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka
Mahaweli Center,
96, Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha,
Colombo 07 - 00700
Sri Lanka.

Telephone: +94-077-725-7020

Fax: +94 (011)-269-9249

http://www.slageconr.net/12thicslshome.html
E-mail: 12thicsls@slageconr.net

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