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I.I.P.P Research Sri Lanka

Internationalising Institutional and Professional Practices Project:

Preliminary Findings

Conference Programme - Saturday, 15 January 2011

0800hrs

0830hrs

Registration and Refreshments

0830hrs

0900hrs

Welcome & Introductions

Host, Dr Vinya Ariyaratne, General Secretary Sarvodaya

0905hrs

0925hrs

Opening Address by Dr Vinya Ariyaratne

Reflections on working with international partners in post-disaster situations: help or hindrance?’

0930hrs

0950hrs

Dr Sunil Jayantha Nawaratne, Secretary, Ministry of Higher Education 

Address

0955hrs

1015hrs

Professor  Mahinda S. Rupasinghe, Vice Chancellor of Sabaragamuwa University

University village concept for sustainable development’

1020hrs

1040hrs

Professor Joy Palmer-Cooper, Director, Project Sri Lanka, Durham University and ESCR Project Co-Investigator

The concept of a university village’

1045hrs

1100hrs

Break for Refreshments

1105hrs

1130hrs

Professor Lena Dominelli,  Principal Investigator, ESRC Sri Lanka Project, Durham University

Internationalising Institutional and Professional Practices: Humanitarian Aid in Sri Lanka Post the 2004 Tsunami’

1135hrs

1255hrs

Small Group Discussions 

1300hrs

1400hrs

Break for Lunch

1405hrs

1425hrs

Dr. Subhangi Herath, Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology, University of Colombo

‘Role of a non-social work university engaged in professional social work practices’

1430hrs

1450hrs

Professor M. Sunil Shantha, Head of the Department, Department of Economics and Statistics, Faculty of Social Sciences and Languages, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

The Potential and Roles of the Durham/Sarvodaya Community Educational Centres in Sri Lanka’

Paper outline

1455hrs

1510hrs

Break for Refreshments

1515hrs

1535hrs

Kanthi Perera, Community Social Worker and  ESRC Sri Lanka Project Research Associate

Experiences of being a researcher in an international project’

Word version

1540hrs

1600hrs

Closing remarks by Dr Vinya Ariyaratne

1605hrs

 

Close of conference and distribution of meal packets


Resources


Internationalising Institutional and Professional Practices Project:

Preliminary Findings Youth Programme

Lead By: Kanthi Perera, Community Social Worker and ESRC Sri Lanka Project Research Associate

1100hrs

1115hrs

Introductions and ice breaking activity   

1120hrs

1200hrs

Discussions on personal experiences of the tsunami

1205hrs

1255hrs

Discussions with young people on their experiences of engaging with those who came to villages and offered humanitarian assistance

 

1300hrs

1400hrs

Break for Lunch

1405hrs

1450hrs

Lessons for future good practice

1455hrs

1510hrs

Break for Refreshments and rejoin main session

Resources

Lena in Mawella with Focus Group Villagers of Hiththatiya Building of School