International Conference on the Humanities and the Social Sciences (ICHSS) 2018  

International Conference on the Humanities and the Social Sciences (ICHSS) was organized by the Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya for the 4th consecutive year. The inauguration ceremony was held on 22nd November 2018 at the Senate Room, University of Peradeniya. Professor Upul B. Dissanayake; Vice-Chancellor, Participated as the Chief Guest in this event. Dr. Charitha Herath, Co-Chair of the Conference welcomed the gathering. Keynote address was delivered by Professor Jayadeva Uyangoda. Proffessor O.G. Dayaratne Banda; Dean, Faculty of arts and Dr. Sunanda Premasiri also addressed the participants.

The theme of the Conference this year was ‚ÄúDevelopment, Diversity and Harmony through Knowledge and Innovation‚ÄĚ. The Conference included multitude of research papers under a wide variety of themes. Academic, Non-Academic staff members, research students were also participated in this event. The technical sessions commenced on the following day with the participation of many researchers.