SUSL Staff Directory

Mrs. RPSH Hettiarachchi

Senior Lecturer

shanthi@ssl.sab.ac.lk

Qualifications

MA (COL)-2007

CTHE (COL)- 2003

BA .Hons.(COL)-1995

Diploma in Counseling Psychology-Institute of Psychological Studies, Sri Lanka


Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

Sri Lanka Association for Improving Higher Education Effectiveness (SLAIHEE)

Member of the Faculty Quality Assurance Cell (FQAC)


Research Interests

 

Gender, power and politics, Media and pollitics, Gendermaistreaming in the third world and the Europe, Constittutional Development, Power politics in the Indegeneous commiunity (Veddhas Society)


Current Research Projects

Gender Mainstreaming in the post-conflict reconstruction process in Sri Lanka


Recent Publications

Abstract

Hettiarachchi, R.P.S.H.2015. ‘Women in Local Politics: The Impact of Gender, Patriarchy, and Public Opinion on Women’s Representation in Local Politics’, Gender and Education: Critical Issues, Policy and Practice, International Conference on May 28-30 at Indiana University, Bloomington, United States Conducted by London Centre for Social Studies (LCSS),Indiana University, USA, Michigan State University, USA, Gediz University, Izmir

Hettiarachchi, R.P.S.H. 2014. ‘Gender mainstreaming in post- conflict countries: An analysis of post conflict reconstruction process in some selected countries’, Gender and “The Law”: Limits, Contestations, and Beyond’ International Conference on June 4-6 at Gediz University in Izmir, Turkey, Conducted by London Centre for Social Studies (LCSS), Department of Anthropology, Indiana USA and Gediz University Turkey

Hemalatha,R.P.S. & Weerasekara W.M.N.S. 2011. Ensuring women’s rights among public and private sector institutions in Sri Lanka, Fourth National Geography Conference, ,Conducted by Department of Geography, University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Hemalatha. R.P.S. 2008. The Influence of Gender, Patriarchy and the Public Opinion on Women’s Participation in Local Politics. Modeling the Issues and Challenges towards Sustainable Development 2nd International Symposium 8th – 12th. Sri Lanka: Sbaragamuwa University of Sri Lankar Social Studies (LCSS), Department of Anthropology, Indiana USA and Gediz University Turkey

Hemalatha. R.P.S & G.R.S.R.Samaraweera .2008. The Impact of economic Ideology in Politics on the Economic Growth in Sri Lanka. Modeling the Issues and Challenges towards Sustainable Development 2nd International Symposium- 8th – 12th. Sri Lanka : Sbaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

Sooriyagoda S.R.D.L & Hemalatha. R.P.S. 2008. The Secessionist Movements in South Asia: Special reference to Sri Lanka, Nepal and India. Modeling the Issues and Challenges towards Sustainable Development 2nd International Symposium- 8th – 12th. Sri Lanka : Sbaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

Vithana, M.S.W& Hemalatha. R.P.S. 2008. An examining the Views of Current Discourse on the 13th Amendment and Devolution of Power in Sri Lanka. Modeling the Issues and Challenges towards Sustainable Development 2nd International Symposium (Abstracts) 8th – 12th. Sri Lanka : Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

Hemalatha. R.P.S. 2006. The Levels of Women’s Participation in Local politics and the Obstacles for Participation of Women in Local Politics with Special reference to Sabaragamuwa Province. The Issues and Challenges of the 21st Century- 10th Anniversary 1st International Symposium 4th -8th

 

Full Papers

Hettiarachchi, R.P.S.H. 2015. Gender Mainstreaming in Post-conflict Countries: An Analysis of Post-conflict Reconstruction Process in Some Selected Countries, in Conference Proceedings-Gender and “The Law”: Limits, contestation and beyond, Edited by Sibel Safi and Eda Aycan Aras, London Centre for Social Studies. London

Hemalatha. R.P.S. 2006. The Levels of Women’s Participation in Local politics and the Obstacles for Participation of Women in Local Politics with Special reference to Sabaragamuwa Province. The Issues and Challenges of the 21st Century- 10th Anniversary 1st International Symposium (Proceedings 4th - 8th 2006

Refreed Journal 

Hemalatha. R.P.S. 2004. The Influence of the Alternative News Papers on Political Trends in Sri Lanka from1990-2000. Pravada. No.23.ISBN. 1391-0949.Colombo: Social Scientist Association

Other Publications

Hemalatha. R.P.S. 2010. Thesis Guideline for Undergraduates. Department of Social Sciences: Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka (a booklet)

Articles  in News Papers and Magazines

Hemalatha. R.P.S. 1999. The NATO Super Powers which Establish Authority in Kosovo. Giraga Academic Magazine. 1st Volume. No.1 October. Sri Lanka: Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

Hemalatha. R.P.S. 2010 (May 23rd). Does the Government have a Proper Plan to develop the Country after War: Attitudinal Change should be done before any Programme. Lakbima News Paper. Page No.04. Colombo: Lakbima News Paper Pvt Ltd.

Hemalatha. R.P.S.2011. (January 23rd). Local Governments Don’t Have any Creative Thinking Today. Lakbima News Paper. Colombo: Lakbima News Paper Pvt Ltd.