Humanities: Recent submissions

  • Weerawansa, S. (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Mindfulness is defined as the awareness that emerges through paying attention on purpose in the present moment, and not being judgmental about the unfolding of experiences moment by moment. In practicing mindfulness, one ...
  • Weerakoon, W.M.U.I. (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Athens is identified as the earliest western empire. The Classical Athenian epigraphs indicate a widespread imposition of a special type of colonies known as ‗cleruchies‘ in the subject-allies of the Athenian empire towards ...
  • Ven.Panawala Dhammadhaja (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Trees are very useful for human beings and other animals to live healthily. The majority of animals including humans inhale because of oxygen produce by trees. Water is protected where the trees are. According to vāstushāstra, ...
  • Ven. Jatila (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Mindfulness and clear comprehension (sati-sampajañña) play significant role in implementing both material and spiritual development among human being. Working without sati-sampajañña generates problems and failures, whereas ...
  • Ven. Ashin Nanda Cariya (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    It is clear that social media are so useful that many people and even Buddhist monks cannot live without social media in the modern world. In regard to the Buddhist monks being associated with social media, some may argue ...
  • Nagarathnam, S. (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Literature as the mirror of time can fall through human life. It reflects civilization, culture, policy, doctrine and customs. These reflected aspects are flexible and they change according to time. Culture is the most ...
  • Ratnayake, A.R.M.J.C. (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    The study set out to investigate the opinions of the use of Sinhala language in adult English Language Teaching (ELT) classrooms. First it is important to state that research in regard to the opinions of the use of Sinhala ...
  • Rathnayake, S. (. International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Museums play a major role to showcase a country‘s identity and dignity to the world. It holds a distinctive place in tourism industry and become a major attraction. Museums are attracting people in numbers that were unheard ...
  • Randula, K.K.G. (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Neologisation is the act of coining and accompanying neologisms i.e., new words to the lexicon of a language. Aelian de Silva (31st October 1926 - 22nd December 2015), an electrical engineer by profession, was a neologist ...
  • Randiwela, R.M.D. (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    The depiction of Gods in ‗The Iliad‘ is representative of the heroic and materialistic background that the Greeks emerged in. The Gods were venerated for their power and immortality more than their virtue. They were a class ...
  • Singh, D.P. (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    The reach and appeal of Bollywood cinema have been phenomenal. In the last three decades, it has crossed the boundaries of language and Nations. India‘s Film Industry is the world‘s largest film industry in terms of quantity ...
  • Prasadika, K.A.T. (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    A close textual reading of Feroze Kamardeen‘s political comedy, which rapturously catered/caters to an audience of bourgeois taste, sheds light on a pertinent issue related to Sri Lankan English; namely, the disenfranchisement ...
  • Perera, U.M. (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    War art is presented to public in many forms which vary from painting, sculpture, installations to graffiti, which in all their forms propel the message of either propaganda or futility of war. ―The Shrine of Innocents‖ ...
  • Perera, C.T.S.S. (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Cleopatra VII of Egypt is identified as one of the most popular queens and women from antiquity. Nevertheless, it is questionable how history has portrayed this dignified woman from 1st century BCE. Only surviving literary ...
  • Pasquel, D.E.D. (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    It has been a hackneyed question behind the majority of the studies on Buddhism and war that ‗how does Buddhism justify the warfare? Seemingly, scholars have reiterated this issue in pursuit of solving the burning conflict ...
  • Murugaiah, A. (. International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    At present smart classrooms are technologically enhanced settings that enrich the knowledge of teaching and learning by integrating learning technology. Smart classrooms contain many technological devices. According to the ...
  • Mukherjee, A. (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    This paper attempts to gain a sociological insight of the depiction of ‗middle class‘ by the celebrated Indian writer R.K. Narayan. Malgudi, a fictional South Indian town, is a prototypical representation of typical Indian ...
  • Kumara, C.R. (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    The focus of this research is to identify the history and evolution of Sri Lankan Buddhist chants and its musical elements that forecasted the indigenous musical tradition in the country. Apparently, the Buddhist relgious ...
  • Kothelawala, I. (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Plain Legal Language (PLL) has been emerged as opposed to Traditional Legal Language (TLL) as the later has been criticized for being archaic, incomprehensible and wanting of effective communication. Many developed countries ...
  • Kithulgoda, E. (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    It has been a long felt need in English for Specific Purposes (ESP) pedagogy to provide more authentic and effective lesson materials to teachers instructing undergraduates on genres related to professional contexts. In ...

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