Galvihara - Polonnaruwa

Keynote Address

We are happy to announce that Prof. Rohan Samarajiva will grace the ICHSS 2017 at Peradeniya by delivering the keynote address.

Prof. Rohan Samarajiva







Prof. Samarajiva is the founding Chair of LIRNEasia, an Asian infrastructure policy and regulation think tank funded by the International Development Research Centre of Canada, DFID, Ford Foundation, World Bank, and others. Since 2012, LIRNEasia has been working on big data for public purposes including urban development, socio-economic monitoring, and disease propagation. Prof. Samarajiva has been researching the privacy and competitive aspects of transaction-generated data, now described as big data, since 1991. While a senior fellow at the Pathfinder Foundation since 2015, and a member of the Board of Advisors, Advocata Institute, since 2016, he also serves as the Board Chair, Communication Policy Research south (CPRsouth) for the period of 2016-18.

More about Prof. Samarajiva can be read by visiting his profile page on LIRNEasia website.

Panel Discussion

The Dean, Faculty of Arts and the ICHSS 2017 Organizing Committee Cordially Invite You
To a Panel Discussion on

Constitutional Reforms, Devolution of Power and Electoral Reforms in Sri Lanka

Hon. (Dr) Jayampathy Wickramaratne, P.C
Mr. Kumaravadivel Guruparan, Head, Department of Law, University of Jaffna
Mr. Prasantha Lal De Alwis, PC
Mrs. Bhavani Fonseka, Senior Researcher, Centre for Policy Alternatives

Moderator: Dr. Kalana Senaratne
Department of Law, University of Peradeniya
Venue: Arts Theater, Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya
Date: 29th July 2017
Time: 4.00 p.m.

Session Schedule