Social Sciences

Recent Submissions

  • Malsha, N.K. (2nd International Studies Students’ Research Symposium – 2018, Department of International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    The 70th anniversary of US-Sri Lankan diplomatic relations was celebrated in 2018. The diplomatic relations between the US and Sri Lanka are mainly based on mutual interests, a shared commitment to the ideals of democratic ...
  • Mudalige, I.P. (2nd International Studies Students’ Research Symposium – 2018, Department of International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    The pearl shaped Island state of Sri Lanka is strategically situated in a way India’s security is ascertained. Foreign policy isn't only an endless dialogue between the powers of continuity and the powers of change but ...
  • Jayaratne, H.G.H.J. (2nd International Studies Students’ Research Symposium – 2018, Department of International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Trafficking of children or the sale of children is a form of human trafficking and is defined as the “recruitment, transportation, of a child for the purpose of exploitation. The terms “commercial sexual exploitation” to ...
  • Dissanayake, D.J.H.M. (2nd International Studies Students’ Research Symposium – 2018, Department of International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    The North Korean nuclear issue is the most complicated factor in North East Asia. Furthermore, North Korea has expanded its nuclear and military capacity to threaten regional and global stability and has directly challenged ...
  • Piyarathana Thero, G. (2nd International Studies Students’ Research Symposium – 2018, Department of International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    This paper attempts to examine the causes of the Arab Uprisings in Middle Eastern states. It also highlights the events of the civil uprisings which led to the removal of some rulers. More over this paper tries to predict ...
  • De Zoysa, G.D.N. (2nd International Studies Students’ Research Symposium – 2018, Department of International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Many of the scholars and world leaders consider the new reactions of the Syrian crisis in the Middle East. Collapse of the Arab Spring was the main reason for the uprising of the Syrian Civil war. The general strategic ...
  • Rathnasiri, K.M.A.N. (2nd International Studies Students’ Research Symposium – 2018, Department of International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Considering the world history that witnessed many wars in previous century in one country seek to impose its power on other but in less war. This research studies one of the most complicated ongoing conflicts in the world ...
  • Madhushani, M.J.N. (2nd International Studies Students’ Research Symposium – 2018, Department of International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Foreign policy of a country is a significant mechanism which can be used for the advancement of interests of a specific country or a state. Unlike domestic policy it operates in an international atmosphere where the actions ...
  • Fernando, N. (2nd International Studies Students’ Research Symposium – 2018, Department of International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Since unemployment is the main issue of the Sri Lankan economy. As a result of the unemployment pressure, labor migration has become a modern trend among young population. Foreign employment opportunities have continuously ...
  • Dilhani, R.W.T. (2nd International Studies Students’ Research Symposium – 2018, Department of International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    By nature, wars are the component instrument and it is fundamentally political. The parts involved in war should concentrate all their energy towards the final aim: victory. Recently, wars become smaller than before but ...
  • Sakunthala, P.M.N. (2nd International Studies Students’ Research Symposium – 2018, Department of International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    The term Geopolitics oriented as a subject in middle twentieth centuries. Indian Ocean Region (IOR) became more significant in geopolitics and the region becoming a ground for a power play among major powers based on their ...
  • Rangika Prabhani, H.M. (2nd International Studies Students’ Research Symposium – 2018, Department of International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    South Asia is the southern region of the Asian continent and extends from the major part of the continent to the Indian Ocean. South Asia typically consists of India, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Bangladesh, the Maldives, Nepal, and ...
  • Wijesinghe, H.P.D.K. (2nd International Studies Students’ Research Symposium – 2018, Department of International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    China has been currently pursuing its national interests through its global workout of economic and soft power as it projects a non-aggressive, friendly diplomacy to states in the world. China is utilizing its soft power ...
  • Dilhani, G.K.N. (2nd International Studies Students’ Research Symposium – 2018, Department of International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Migration and poverty have become critical development issues in the contemporary world. For many poor people around the world migration is a way of life. But globalization has radically modified the scale of migration. ...
  • Jayamali, K.M.C. (2nd International Studies Students’ Research Symposium – 2018, Department of International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    This paper concerns the big issue of our time: the rise of India and China and the challenges faced by them. As the emerging powers of Asia, both India and China enter into the power game and they try to safeguard their ...
  • Gunasekara, A.M.C.P. (2nd International Studies Students’ Research Symposium – 2018, Department of International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Power can be divided into two groups namely soft power and hard power. Hard power relies on military intervention and sanctions, but soft power is based on attraction. Globalization however has made states dependent on ...
  • Yapa, A.R.R. (2nd International Studies Students’ Research Symposium – 2018, Department of International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    The main objective of this paper is to investigate the impact of foreign aid on Economic growth in South Asia. Still there is an inconclusive debate in determining the exact relationship between foreign aid and economic ...
  • Meegahapola, R.A. (2nd International Studies Students’ Research Symposium – 2018, Department of International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Sri Lanka as developing country in the Asian region, has experienced on 3 decades ethnic conflict within the country. These 30 years ethnic crisis between Sri Lankan government and LTTE caused to build ethnically collapsed ...
  • Munasinghe, P.A.A.D. (2nd International Studies Students’ Research Symposium – 2018, Department of International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    This dissertation offers an evidence of latest bilateral relations of India and Pakistan in the context of the Kashmir conflict. Looking at the historical background of the conflict, it explains how the Kashmir conflict ...
  • Fernando, A. (2nd International Studies Students’ Research Symposium – 2018, Department of International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Since its inception in 1962, James Bond is the longest running and most commercially successful cinematic franchise of all time. At its surface, James Bond or “007” is a popular Western pop icon. At a deeper level however, ...

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