The International Conference on the Humanities 2016

“New Directions in the Humanities: Our Engagement with the Environment” (ICH 2016)

Publication of selected conference papers presented at ICH 2016 on 6-7 October 2016

Presenters at the ICH 2016 conference are invited to submit the full papers of their research for publication.

Papers may be submitted in Sinhala, Tamil 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

Formatting: 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 350 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 Dinali Fernando, Head, Department of English, University of Kelaniya. Please also mail a soft copy to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Deadline for submission of papers: Friday, June 30, 2017

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