The International Research Conference – Faculty of Arts, under the theme of “Managing Transitions for Empowerment: Sri Lanka Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” , will be held on 12th & 13th October 2016, with the intention of providing a valuable platform for scholars in the field of Humanities and Social Sciences to showcase their research work.
The Editorial Committee for the Annual Research Symposium of the Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo invites abstracts/extended abstracts to be considered for presentation at the International Research Conference (IConArts 2016) in October 2016. The abstracts should be based on original research work. All accepted abstracts will be published in the Proceedings Book of the Annual Research Symposium 2016, University of Colombo.
SSH-NET (SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES NETWORK)
9-10 SEPTEMBER 2016
SOUTHEAST ASIAN THINKSHOP: THE QUESTION OF WORLD CULTURE
SSH-Net Thinkshops and IFSSO (International Federation of Social Sciences Organization) have been held in several places, including Turkey, Argentina, Mexico and Iran, to mention a few, to serve as venues for three main matters: (1) The lecture on social and humanities theories with the presentation of papers and discussion of relevant contemporary issues in social sciences and humanities in the world; (2) Exchange of information on activities of institution/individual members of SSH-Net; and (3) Initiating and forming collaborations among member institutions/individuals. The themes of the thinkshops have varied in accordance with, at the time, crucial topic, either in a particular region or the world.
The theme is “Road to WCF 2016: Culture of Peace: Towards Global Harmony” that will be held in Bali on 3–7 September 2016. The forum aspires to recommend mutual understanding and respect among different cultures, reducing internal and external conflicts and wars, peaceful for existence and building harmonious global society. There will be six sub themes that shall be discussed into six symposia, namley:
1. Conflict and “Glocal” Resolution Mechanism
2. Cultural Foundation in the Participation of Economic Development
3. The Rise of New Cultural Forces
4. The Role of Women in the Promotion of the Culture of Peace
5. Local Wisdom and the World of Peace
6. Local Values and Environment Sustainability: A Necessity of Peace
This event is supported by Ministry of Education Republic of Indonesia, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic of Indonesia in cooperation with United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
A Social Scientific Approach towards Social Design for the Creation of Multicultural Society
Date: May 29-31, 2015
Entrance Fee： Free
The Centennial Celebration of Seijo Gakuen
The10th Anniversary of the Faculty of Social Innovation, Seijo University
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