Symposia & Conferences: Recent submissions

  • Goswami, G. (International Seminar on Assamese Culture & Heritage, 2018)
    The silk industry in India is quite famous from time immemorial with respect to analyzing the human culture, civilization, customs and traditions. Among all the different types of silk, the natural golden colour silk known ...
  • Abeysinghe, A.; Abeysinghe, Aditya (International Seminar on Assamese Culture & Heritage, 2018)
    Historical documents are engraved as manuscripts ranging from palm leaf manuscripts, metal carvings to paper manuscripts. These manuscripts reveal significant information about yesteryear. Although, there are thousands of ...
  • Manatunga, A. (International Seminar on Assamese Culture & Heritage, 2018)
    Tea is the most prolific item of the shared heritage of Assam and Sri Lanka. The tea plant is indigenous to Assam where it grows in wild and is used as a drink by locals from time immemorial. However, the cultivation of ...
  • Widyarathne, S. (International Seminar on Assamese Culture & Heritage, 2018)
    Northeastern India is one of the most ethnically diverse regions of the world. The region shares its border with Bhutan, China, Myanmar and Bangladesh. Assam is one of the eight states in the Northeast Region of India and ...
  • Das, A. (International Seminar on Assamese Culture & Heritage, 2018)
    Petroleum industry in Assam is helping folk to maintain their heritage and helping people to connect with modern era. Oil is one of the most important minerals that the world needs today for industrial progress. Assam is ...
  • Mishram, A. (International Seminar on Assamese Culture & Heritage, 2018)
    Greatest festival in Assam of kamakhya, named as deodhani. Three days deodhani festival dedicated to the goddess kamakhya. Goddess kamakhya is famous for supernatural powers. It is a unique way of worship of serpent goddess ...
  • Das, M.K. (International Seminar on Assamese Culture & Heritage, 2018)
    BarpetaSatra, established in 1583 AD by MahapurushMadhav Dev, is a prominent place of worship for the Vaiashnavites of Assam. A vast auditorium Rangiyal Griha was also built in the vicinity of the Satra at the time of its ...
  • Gogoi, H.D. (International Seminar on Assamese Culture & Heritage, Centre for Heritage Studies, 2018)
    Music is the language that breaks all barriers and divisions of a human society. Assamese music is as old as the epics like the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. Since then. Assamese music has come a long way, the present form ...
  • Manatunga, A. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    The present study is a cursory survey on the roadscape of principal roads which have linked Colombo with provincial towns in the mid nineteenth century. There were seven principal roads from Colombo, the Capital City of ...
  • Paranavitana, K.D. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    Colombo was linked with Kandy by a land route in the 18th century as the Kandyan and the Dutch authorities needed each other for mutual existence. The entire Colombo-Kandy route can be divided into two main sectors, firstly ...
  • Abeysinghe, A. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    Travel and tourism is a large income generator in Sri Lanka. As such, train travel plays a significant role in promoting tourism, rendering tourists local and overseas an exceptional travelling experience as well as a ...
  • Vettivelautham, P. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    Reaching to a place or migrating to place to place is very common feature in the human life. The passage for human needs had caused gradually to find the route system in the past. The culture and civilizations were developed ...
  • Munasinghe, I. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    The scope of this study includes a presentation of the development of the construction of the Uva railway from Peradeniya to Badulla during the period from 1872 to 1924. The construction of the Uva railway of 111 miles ...
  • de Zoysa, A.; Dissanayake, G.R. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    Modernized Ceylon under Dutch and British occupation marks paradigm shifts of transportation in three phases: Elephant-Horse-Palanquin- Sailing Ships through Bullock Cart- Horse Drawn Carriage to Train-Automobile -Steam ...
  • de Zoysa, A. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    From a larger research on the “Rediscovery of Anuradhapura” by the British Orientalists and its elevation from a “Buried City” to a “Holy City”, I wish to present how modern transport enhanced pilgrims to visit Anuradhapura ...
  • De Silva, A.P.U. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    Today there is a new trend to develop websites for government institutes to distribute information to the general public. Besides, the concept of e-government and e- governance have become popular at present. But many ...
  • Ahmad, A.; Kumar, A. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    Transport is a part of our day to day lives, and in seeing cars, everyone feels a connection and pride in owning it. In India the first car ran on roads in 1897. Prior to independence in the 1940s India had no automobile ...
  • Kumar, A. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    In the South Asian world, the first and second centuries CE gives a new dimension to Buddhism and its pilgrimage with the rise of Buddha image in human form. Whether the image originated in Mathura school of Art or Gandhara ...
  • Dehigama, K. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    A considerable body of literature highlights that the survival of Kandyan Kingdom from western invasion was mainly caused by geographical barriers and ancient travel rules and procedures practiced. Thus, the construction ...
  • Peiris, S.N. (The International Conference on Land Transportation, Locomotive Heritage and Road Culture - 2017, 2017)
    Elephant is the largest creature living on the land of the planet earth. There is a very long history when considering the relationship between elephant and human being. This study is based on the methods used in transporting ...

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