Humanities and Social Science

  The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura has continuously been striving to promote the view that learning and education should be accessible to all regardless of individual differences. Ven. Weliwitiye Sri Soratha Thero, the trailblazer of the contemporary Pirivena University system and the founder of the University of...
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Vidyodaya Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (VJHSS) is inviting papers for Vol. 8, Issue 1 which is scheduled to be published on 1st of January 2023 and the submission deadline is 01st of September 2022. Vidyodaya Journal is Humanities and Social Sciences is a high-quality open access peer-reviewed research journal published by the Faculty...
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Dean’s list award is offered to recognize the highest level of academic excellence demonstrated by students of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (FHSS), University of Sri Jayewardenepura. It is expected that the recognition will encourage the students to do better in studies in the forthcoming academic years and at interviews/respective workplaces after the...
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  Professor Shirantha Heenkenda was re-elected for a second term upon a unanimous decision as the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura on 23rd June 2022. His second term of office will be effective from July 1st, 2022, for another period of three years. During the...
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The Dean’s Award for the Community Leader 2021 is intended to recognize the leadership qualities of the undergraduates in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (FHSS). The whole process was jointly organized by the FHSS and the Career Guidance Unit (CGU) of USJ. An open invitation was sent to the FHSS students for registration. Three workshops were organized to give a sound understanding of a community project, portfolio writing and to enhance their presentation skills. Dr. Janaka Fernando, Senior Lecturer, Department of Business Economics conducted the workshop on ‘How to manage a successful community service project’, Mrs. Chathurangani Thennakoon, Career Advisor, CGU conducted a workshop on ‘Portfolio Preparation’ and Mr. Sameera Jayawardene, Career Advisor, CGU conducted a workshop on ‘Presentation Techniques’. Eight portfolios were selected for the final competition. The final selection was done by Dr. Janaka Fernando, Senior Lecturer, Department of Business Economics with the presence of Prof. Shirantha Heenkenda, Dean, FHSS, Prof. Sudath Amarasena, Director, CGU, Dr. Nelum Kanthilatha, Coordinator of the event, and Dr. Tharaka Ananda, Compere of the event. Congratulations to the 2021 Community Leaders of the Faculty.
Mr. Pubudu jayasundara (1st Place), Ms Amanda Fernando (2nd Place) and Mr Danuja Nimesh (3rd Place) was announced by The Dean’s Award for the Community Leader 2021  Ms. Amasha Sirimanna, Mr. Chamath Gunarathna, Ms. Janithi Wickramathilaka, Ms. Oshani Kosala, Ms. Shanali Abeysinghe were announced as certificate holders from the competition. The competition was jointly organized...
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The human skeletal remains that were excavated from Fa Hien Cave in 2012 and taken to Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Germany for further studies, were brought back to Sri Lanka by Dr. Oshan Wedage, Senior Lecturer, Department of History and Archaeology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Sri...
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Understanding the necessity to broaden the horizons of learning opportunities of the undergraduates, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences reached another significant milestone on the 17th February 2022 with the inauguration of the new degree programme; Bachelor of Arts Honours in Japanese. It has been a focal point in the strategic goals of the...
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sumangala-auditorium සුඔංගල සභාසදය
The grand opening of the Sri Sumangala Auditorium aka Sri Sumangala Sabha Sadaya was held on 17th February 2022. The renovation of Sumangala reading hall as an auditorium was funded by the AHEAD project of the World Bank. The event was graced by Mrs.K.D.R.Olga, the Secretary of the Ministry of Energy, Mr.W.K.H.Wagapitiya, the president of...
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Applications are now called for the Diploma in Buddhist Counselling conducts by the Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Apply on or before: 28th February 2022 Download application>>
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