Mr. Ramasamy Ramesh
 

Office Address: 

Department of Political Science,
University of Peradeniya,
Peradeniya,
Sri Lanka.

 Email: 

ramnaresh45@yahoo.com

Telephone: 

+94 77 7650715

Personal Website: 
 
 
Educational Qualifications:
  • 2008, B.A. (Hons.- Second Upper Div.) University of Peradeniya
  • 2009/2010 MRDP Development Planning, University of Colombo
  • 2005/06 Diploma Human Rights, University of Peradeniya
  • 2006/07 Diploma Human Rights, Home for Human Rights
  • 2005 Diploma Project Management, Meckwin Institute
  • 2011 Advance Course Peace and Conflict studies, Global Campus Program
Appointments (Selected) :
  • Lecturer (probationary) – 2013 onwards, Department of Political Science, University of Peradeniya
  • Assistant Lecturer – 2011- 2013, Department of Political Science, University of Peradeniya
  • Assistant Lecturer - 2010-2011, Department of Social Sciences, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
  • Program Officer - 2008-2010, World University Service of Canada (WUSC Sri Lanka)
Memberships & Awards :
Research Intersests :
  • Public Service Delivery, decentralization and Development, Plantation community, Human Rights, Local government
Research Publications :
  • Articles Published in Journals and Magazines
  • Youth Unemployment in the Plantation Sector in Sri Lanka : A critical analysis of Causes and Consequences, published in the journal (refereed) of National Institute of Plantation Management, 2012
  • Good Governance in Sri Lanka: A Critical Analysis of Challenges and Possibilities, to be published in Palgalai Journal, Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya, 2013
  •   The Impact of Decentralization on Regional Development: An Inquiry based the Provincial Council System in Sri Lanka , published in the Parliament Research Journal of Sri Lanka, 2013
  •   Women Rights in Sri Lanka : An inquiry on the Rights of the Plantation Women, accepted for publication in the Advance Social Science Journal of National Center for Advanced Studies –NCAS, 2013
  •   Decentralization and Local Government: An inquiry based on Sri Lanka 's experience (Tamil) published in the Felicitation Volume of Dr. Nageshwaran, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
  •   An evaluation of Electoral reforms and Up-country Tamils in Sri Lanka , published in the Ground View Journal, CHA, 2010
  •   An assessment of Power sharing arrangements and up-country Tamils, published in the Ground View Journal, CHA, 2010
  •   The status of higher education of the Plantation Tamils in Sri Lanka , published in the Ground View Journal, CHA, 2010
  •   Historical perspective of origin and growth of human rights, published in the Ground View Journal, CHA, 2010
  •   Disappearance: A human rights perspective, published in the Sigaram Tamil Magazine of the University of Peradeniya , 2007
  •   Status of Human rights of the up-country Tamil youth, published in the central province Annual Tamil Literary Felicitation Volume, 2008
  •   Devolution of Power and Up-Country Tamils in Sri Lanka , published in the central province Annual Tamil Literary Felicitation Volume, 2009
  •   Educational Status of Plantation women in Sri Lanka , published in the central province Annual Tamil Literary Felicitation Volume, 2010
  •   Origin and Growth of Ethnic Conflict in Sri Lanka : A Historical Perspective, published in Sigaram Tamil journal, Tamil Society University of Peradeniya, 2006
  •   Status of Higher Education of the Up-Country Tamils in Sri Lanka , published in the Sigaram annual Tamil Journal of the Up-Country undergraduate Association, University of Peradeniya , 2009
  •   Politics and Public Administration, published in Ilangathir, Annual Magazine of the Tamil Society of the University of Peradeniya , 2011
  •   Conflict and Conflict Resolution: A Theoretical Elucidation, published in Malaimugadu Tamil Journal, Vol 1, 2012
  •   Delivered Memorial speech (Tamil) of Late R. Sivalingam an (Academic and social activist in the Plantation community) organized by Sivalingam Memorial committee, Hatton, 2012
  •   Delivered Memorial speech of late V.T. Tharmalingam, former General Secretary of Upcountry people's Front, Organized by Upcountry Worker Research Center, Talawakelle, 2013
  • Books:
  • Local Government and Plantation Tamil Community in Sri Lanka : A Theoretical Critique, Published by Late Mr. R. Sivalingam Memorial Committee, Colombo , 2012
  • Obtaining Birth Certificate, A training Manual, Published by World University Service of Canada (WUSC Sri Lanka), 2011
  • Is Men and Women's Political Representation Equal? Theory and Practice of Gender Quotas, (Tamil Translation) Fredrich Ebert Stiftung, Colombo , 2012.
  • Increasing Women's Political Representation in Local Governments: Challenges and Expectations, (Tamil Translation) Fredrich Ebert Stiftung, Colombo , 2012.
  • Unpublished Researches
  •   An independent research report was submitted to the Department of Political Science, University of Peradeniya on “Prevention of Terrorism Act and Human Rights of the Up-Country Tamil Youth in Sri Lanka” (Tamil) as a partial fulfillment for the Bachelor Degree
  •   Submitted an independent research report to Center for the Study of Human Rights, University of Peradeniya, on “International Child Rights Convention and the Plantation Children in Sri Lanka” (Tamil) as a partial fulfillment for the Diploma in Human Rights
  •   Submitted research report to the Foundation for Co-Existence –FCE on “Potential Conflict Areas in the Nuwara-Eliya District”
  •   Submitted Research Report to the Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Colombo on “Decentralization of Power and Its Impact on Regional Development in Sri Lanka” as a partial fulfillment of the Masters Degree in Regional Development and Planning
  • Submitted Research Report to the Home for Human Rights on “Reproductive Rights of the Plantation Women in Sri Lanka ” (Tamil) as a partial fulfillment for the Diploma in Human Rights
Other Credentials : Keynote Address
  • Research Conference
  •   Presented a paper on Impact of Decentralization on Regional Development in Sri Lanka : A case Study of Central Provincial Council in the National Conference on Regional Development, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, 2011
  •   Presented a paper in the Research Conference on ‘Central Issues that Impact the Plantation Community in Sri Lanka ' on Trade Union Politics' as a Mode of Labour Control: Need for Reinventing Worker Solidarity of Plantation Sector in Sri Lanka , Organized by the Open University of Sri Lanka, 2010
  •   Paper presented titled on Student Drop-out in the Plantation : Empirical evidence from selected estates in the Bandarawela region(co-authors), at the annual research conference of the Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka, 2012
  •   Presented a paper in the International symposium on The impact of poor political socialization among the tea plantation workers in Sri Lanka : A case study of Ooduwere Estate in the Badulla District (co-authors), organized by South Eastern University of Peradeniya, 2012
  •   A paper presented on The Impact of Local Government Service Delivery on the Estate Tamil Community in Sri Lanka: A Critical Analysis of Health Service Delivery of the Ambagamuwa Pradheshiya Sabha in the Nuwara-Eliya District, at the international conference on Asian Studies , organized by International Center Research and Development, 2012
  •   A paper presented titled on Enhancing transparency and accountability in the local government service delivery: A case study of Balangoda Pradheshiya Sabha in the international research symposium organized by Greenwich University of London (Colombo Branch), 2012
  •   A paper presented titled on Problems and Challenges faced by the Plantation Tamils in obtaining Local government services, at the international research symposium, organized by Greenwich University of London (Colombo Branch), 2012
  •   A paper presented titled Exclusion of Plantation Tamil Community from the Local government service delivery: A legal aspect, at the Jaffna University International Research Conference, 2012
  •   Presented a paper titled on Decentralization in Sri Lanka : A Critical Analysis of Decentralization during the 1970s and Its impact on Rural Development, in the International Research conference, organized by University of Sri Jayawardanapura , 2012
  •   Presented a paper titled the impact of decentralization on Regional Development: A case of Southern Provincial Council of Sri Lanka, in the Gampha Wickramarachi memorial international research symposium, 2012
  •   A paper presented titled Problems and challenges in enhancing Good governance in the local government service delivery in Sri Lanka : A case of Ambagamuwa Pradheshiya Sabha, in the International research conference of Sabaragamuwa University , 2013
  •   An abstract accepted titled on Exploring Injuries related Issues of Women Landmine Victims in Sri Lanka (co-author), for the Peradeniya Research Session, 2013
  •   An abstract published titled on Challenges and Problems in accessing State Service in Tamil Language in Sri Lanka : A Case Study of the Plantation Tamil Community in the Nuwara-Eliya District in the International research symposium, organized by Jhone Kottalawala Defense University , 2012
  • A paper presented titled on Accountability, Transparency and Corruption in Decentralized Governance: The case Local Government in Sri Lanka , in the International Research Symposium, Organized by Southeastern University of Sri Lanka, 2013
  • A paper presented titled on Women victims of land mine explossion: A case study of Kokkuthoduwai Area in Mulativ district in the Peradeniya University Research Session 2012

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