Conference Proceedings


The International Conference on the Humanities 2017 

“Building Alliances for Global Knowledge through Digital Scholarship” (ICH 2017) 

Publication of selected conference papers presented at ICH 2017 on 26-27 October 2017


Presenters at the ICH 2017 conference are invited to submit the full papers of their research for

publication. Papers may be submitted in Sinhala or in English. This will be a peer reviewed publication which aims to showcase the best research papers of this conference.

IMPORTANT: Please note that the papers of those who did not present their research at the conference will not be accepted, even though their abstracts have been published in the conference booklet


Guidelines for submission

Please prepare your manuscript according to the following guidelines:

Length: 4,000 to 6,000 words



Manuscripts in English: Times New Roman

Manuscripts in Sinhala: FM Abhaya 12

Font size: 12 pt, with 1.5 spacing

Title: 14 pt

Subheadings (if any): 12 pt Bold


Citation style: Harvard System of referencing (please avoid footnotes, use endnotes only). Please

follow the guidelines in the following link:

Language: Please ensure that your manuscript is carefully edited before submission, ensuring accuracy in language and academic style. Manuscripts with extensive language errors will be rejected.


An abstract of not more than 400 words in English should accompany all papers, including the papers submitted in Sinhala. Also include a biographical sketch of approximately 75 words. Provide the title of the paper, name, affiliation and contact details in a cover page. Please do not include your name in

running headers etc in the body of your paper in order to maintain anonymity for review purposes.

Please post or hand over two copies of your manuscript to Dr. Anurin Diwakara, Department of Sinhala, University of Kelaniya or Ms. Sumindi Rodrigo, Department of Modern Languages, University of Kelnaiya. Please also mail a soft copy to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Deadline for submission of papers:  Saturday, June 30th, 2018

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