Academic Conferences

  1. Jayatilaka, D. (2020), "Underserved communities in Colombo and issues of relocating and resettling them in the city", Climate Change, Cities and Violence in Time of COVID 19: Perspectives from South Asia, GCRF Climate Change and Urban Violence Global Network (CCUVN), Pakistan.
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  2. Wilding, R, Gamage, S, Worrel, S and Baldassar, L (2020). Digital media and gendered practices of home: insights from older Sinhalese and Karen migrants in Australia. Paper presented at Gender, Migration, and Digital Networks in Asia Conference, National University of Singapore, Singapore, February 20-21.

  3. Jayasinghe, M., E. A. Selvanathan and S. Selvanathan (2019). Violence Against Women and Life Satisfaction: A Case Study from Australian Indigenous Communities. Australian Gender Economics Workshop (AGEW), Melbourne, (Australia)
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  4. Selvanathan, E. A., S. Selvanathan and M. Jayasinghe (2019). Modelling the Australian alcohol consumption patterns using the conditional generalised Working’s model. Presented at the Measurements and Microeconometric Symposium, Griffith University, Brisbane, (Australia)
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  5. Selvanathan, E. A., S. Selvanathan and M. Jayasinghe (2019). Regional Disparities in Consumption Patterns. Australian Conference of Economists (ACE), Melbourne, (Australia)

  6. Gamage, S (2018). Migration, identity, and television audiences: Sri Lankan women’s soap opera clubs and diasporic life in Melbourne. Paper presented at Re-thinking Trans-Asia Media Flows from Australia, Funded by Australian Research Council, Organised by Monash University and Melbourne University, Melbourne, Australia, August 22-23.

  7. Jayasinghe, M., C. Smith, A. Chai and S. Ratnasiri (2018). Australian Gender Economics Workshop (AGEW), Perth, (Australia)
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  8. Jayasinghe, M., E. A. Selvanathan and S. Selvanathan (2018). Impact of Household Characteristics on Household Consumption Expenditure: Evidence from Sri Lanka. The 14th International Conference of Western Economic Association International, Newcastle, (Australia)

  9. Jayatilaka, D., S. Alikhan, A. Azam (2018), "Early findings for Colombo: Trapped populations and unknown city", Migrants on the Margins: Final International Workshop, Johannesburg, South Africa

  10. Godamunne, N. (2017) CEPA Open Forum on "Reflections on Post War Recovery: Delivery and Access of the Samurdhi Program in war affected areas", Colombo, Sri Lanka.

  11. Gunasekara, S., Indian Ocean Shipping Trends: Selected Country Analyses. CNA Corp., Arlington, VA, (U.S.) 2017.

  12. Jayasinghe, M., C. Smith, A. Chai and S. Ratnasiri (2017). Consumption Economies of Scale, Household Headship and Poverty: Evidence from Sri Lanka, 4th International Conference of Economics and Finance (ICEF), Ton Duc Thang University, (Vietnam)
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  13. Sivashankar, P., R. M. P. S. Rathnayake, M. Jayasinghe and C. Smith (2017). Incidence of Value Added Taxation on inequality: Evidence from Sri Lanka, Workshop on Demand Analysis, Griffith University, Brisbane, (Australia)
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  14. Jayasinghe, M., C. Smith, A. Chai and S. Ratnasiri (2016). Effects of technology adoption in domestic sphere on consumption economies of scale. The 12th Australian Development Economics Workshop (ADEW), Melbourne, (Australia)
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  15. Jayasinghe, M., Ratnasiri, S., Smith, C., & Chai, A. (2016, June). "Effects of technology adoption in domestic sphere on consumption economies of scale." Presented at 12th Australian Development Economics Workshop (ADEW), Melbourne, Australia.

  16. Gamage, S (2015). An appropriation of mainstream television in the struggle for meanings: an ethnographic study of Sri Lankan migrants watching teledramas in Melbourne. Paper presented at the International Association of Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) Conference, University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada, July 12-16.

  17. Gunasekara, S., From Tigers to Textbooks: Reconciliation Strategies in the Sri Lankan Education System. U.S. Fulbright Conference, Hyderabad, Telangana (India), 2015.

  18. Jayasinghe, M. (2015) "Time Trends in Food Consumption Scale Economies in Sri Lanka-An Equivalence Scales Based Analysis" at the 6th meeting of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality (ECINEQ), Luxembourg.

  19. Jayasinghe, M. (2015) "Time Trends in Food Consumption Scale Economies in Sri Lanka-An Equivalence Scales Based Analysis" at the Australian Conference of Economists (ACE), Brisbane.

  20. Jayasinghe, M., C. Smith, A. Chai and S. Ratnasiri (2015). 9. The power of the vegetable patch. The PhD Conference in Economics and Business, Brisbane, (Australia)

  21. Jayasinghe, M., C. Smith, A. Chai and S. Ratnasiri (2015). Time trends in food consumption scale economies in Sri Lanka an equivalence scale based analysis. 6th Meeting of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality (ECINEQ), (Luxembourg)

  22. Jayasinghe, M., C. Smith, A. Chai and S. Ratnasiri (2015). Time trends in food consumption scale economies in Sri Lanka an equivalence scale based analysis. Australian Conference of Economists (ACE), Brisbane, (Australia)
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  23. Jayasinghe, M., Chai, A., Ratnasiri, S., & Smith, C. (2015, November). "The power of the vegetable patch." Presented at the PhD Conference in Economics and Business, Brisbane.

  24. Jayasinghe, M., Smith, C., Ratnasiri, S., & Chai, A. (2015, October). "Consumption economies of scale, household headship and poverty: evidence from Sri Lanka." Presented at the PhD symposium in Economics, Griffith University, Australia.

  25. Withers, M. and N. Pipper (2015), "Uneven Migration and the Shortcomings of ’Migrant Entrepreneurship’ in Sri Lanka", Australasian Aid Conference, Australian National University.
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  26. Godamunne, N. (2014) CEPA Annual Symposium Post war Development in Africa and Asia: Social protection delivery, access and use: (mis) matching expectations with perceptions: The case of post war Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

  27. Godamunne, N. (2014) Sri Lanka Round Table for Academic and Policy Debate: Hosted by the University of Amsterdam: Social protection and state legitimacy in Sri Lanka, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

  28. Gunasekara, S., Microfinance in India: For-Profit vs. Non-Profit – What factors determine the likelihood of an MFI’s profit status in India? Gujarat Institute of Development Research, Ahmedabad, Gujarat (India), 2013; Pitzer College, Claremont, CA, (U.S.) 2014.

  29. Herath, D., R.W.D. Lakshman and A. Ekanayaka. (2014), "Development Forced Displacement and Resettlement in Colombo from a Perspective of Well Being", 2nd International Conference on Urban Design ’Cities, People and Places’, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

  30. Jayatilaka, D. (2014), "Post war resettlement of IDPs in Sri Lanka: Analyzing housing and livelihoods aid using an economics lens", 15th Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM), Bogota, Colombia.

  31. Jayatilaka, D. (2014), "Wellbeing and social and economic impacts during displacement and resettlement", Faculty of Arts International Conference, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

  32. Jayatilaka, D. (2014),"Protecting and assisting outside the 1951 convention: Refugee experiences and implications for Sri Lanka", Refugee Protection Outside of the International Legal Framework: Expanding Cross-National and Cross-Disciplinary Collaborations,Center for Forced Migration Studies (CFMS), Northwestern University, USA.

  33. Jayatilaka, D., K. Amirthalingam and R.W.D. Lakshman (2014)"Development Induced Displaced and Conflict Induced Displaced: Are there significant differences between DID and CID in terms of social and economic impact and well-being," Coherence and Incoherence in Migration Management and Integration: Policies, Practices and Perspectives / Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (CARFMS), University of Montreal, Canada.

  34. Jayatilaka, D., K. Amirthalingam and R.W.D. Lakshman. (2014), "Post-conflict trafficking vulnerabilities in Sri Lanka: an insight into victims, perpetrators and ways for protection" Coherence and Incoherence in Migration Management and Integration: Policies, Practices and Perspectives / Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (CARFMS), University of Montreal, Canada.

  35. Karunaratne, I.M., R.W.D. Lakshman and A. Ekanayaka. (2014), "Going to school from a relocated urban community: Struggle for education within imposed walls", Conference on "How do education systems shape educational inequalities",University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

  36. Withers, M (2014) "Place, Practice and Pretence: A Topography of Sri Lankan Labour Migration", in Sri Lanka Otherwise? Resituating Topography and Temporality, American Institute for Sri Lankan Studies Conference, Stanford University, USA
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  37. Godamunne, N. (2013) AUS AID: Development Futures Conference hosted by the University of Technology, Sydney, Development for whom? Reimagining urban development in Colombo, Sydney, Australia.

  38. Godamunne, N. (2013) CEPA Open Forum on Poverty; "Development, Displacement and Resettlement: The National Involuntary Resettlement Policy in Practice, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

  39. Godamunne, N. (2013) Law and Society Trust Annual Stakeholder meeting: Divi Neguma from a poverty perspective, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

  40. Jayatilaka, D. (2013), "An economic analysis of the post-war resettlement of IDPs in eastern Sri Lanka"Annual Research Symposium, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

  41. Jayatilaka, D. (2013), "An economic analysis of the resettlement of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the Post-war Eastern Sri Lanka", Post-war Sri Lanka: Politics, economy, peace building academic and policy oriented workshop, London School of Economics (LSE), UK

  42. Jayatilaka, D. (2013), "Mobile livelihoods strategies and sustainable recovery: a case study from a resettled village in post-conflict Sri Lanka", 14th Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM), Kolkata, India

  43. Withers, M (2013) Patriarchy, Labour Markets and Development: Contesting the Sexual Division of Labour in Sri Lanka, International Centre for Women’s Studies, Colombo, Sri Lanka

  44. D. Jayatilaka and N. Liyanage (2012), "Human trafficking and postconflict development: risks and emerging trends in Sri Lanka", British Association for South Asian Studies (BASAS), School of African and Oriental Studies (SOAS), UK

  45. Jayatilaka, D. (2012), "Resettlement in post-war Sri Lanka: a mixed method analyzing the recovery of IDPs", Sussex Centre for Migration Research (SCMR), University of Sussex, UK

  46. Amirthalingam, K., D. Jayatilaka, R. W. D. Lakshman and N. Liyanage (2011), "Victims of human trafficking in Sri Lanka: Narratives of Women, children and youth", 2011 annual conference of the International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE), held in Zhejiang Gongshang University, Hangzhou, China.

  47. Godamunne, N. (2011) Canadian Association for the Forced Migration and Refugee Studies (CARFMS) Annual conference, hosted by McGill University: Development and Forced migration in Sri Lanka: The National Involuntary Resettlement Policy as a durable solution, Montreal, Canada.

  48. Jayasinghe, M. and R. W. D. Lakshman (2011) "Gender Inequality in Rural Livelihoods – A Case Study from Sri Lanka through a Longitudinal Lens", Annual Conference of the British Association for South Asian Studies (BASAS), held at the University of Southampton, UK.

  49. Jayasinghe, M., and R. W. D. Lakshman (2011), "Gender Mainstreaming and the Sustainable Livelihood Approach", Centre for Poverty Analysis (CEPA) Colloquium on Poverty Research 2011: Current Imperatives in Understanding Poverty, Ceylon Continental Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

  50. Jayasinghe, M., and R. W. D. Lakshman (2011), "Gendered Impact of Rural Livelihood Development Interventions—a Case Study from Sri Lanka through a Longitudinal Lens", 2011 annual conference of the International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE), held in Zhejiang Gongshang University, Hangzhou, China.

  51. Jayatilaka. D (2011) "Forced displacement and resettlement: a study assessing recovery among former IDPs in Sri Lanka", Annual Conference of the British Association for South Asian Studies (BASAS), held at the University of Southampton, UK.

  52. Jayatilaka. D (2011) "Shades of grey: a review of resettlement policy for three categories of IDPs in Sri Lanka", International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM), held at the University of Makerere, Uganda.

  53. Karunaratne, I.M, T. Nissanka and K. Chinthaka (2011), "Confirming the Status Quo through Teacher-Student Interaction", World Education – Arts, Sciences and Education, New Delhi, India.

  54. Vithanagama, R., and R. W. D. Lakshman (2011), "Disaster-induced displacement and gender: a study on four villages in Weligama, Sri Lanka", 2011 annual conference of the International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE), held in Zhejiang Gongshang University, Hangzhou, China [funded by the IAFFE]

  55. Godamunne, N. (2010) UNESCO National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka: National Symposium on Social Protection Policies in Sri Lanka: The National Involuntary Resettlement Policy in practice, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

  56. Jayatilaka D. (2010), ’Best practices in return and resettlement: from the east to the north in Sri Lanka’, Canadian Association for Refugees and Forced Migration Studies (CARFMS), McMaster University, Canada.

  57. Jayatilaka D. (2009), ’Lessons while en route to solutions: revisiting the IDP return and resettlement programme in the East of Sri Lanka’, 12th Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM), Cyprus.

  58. Jayatilaka D. (2008), ’Back to basics: IDP resettlement in the east of Sri Lanka’, 11th Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM), Egypt.

  59. Jayatilaka D. (2006), ’Utensils to people’s spirits: micro level intervention models for effective tsunami relief in Sri Lanka’, 10th Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM), York University, Canada.

  60. Jayatilaka D. (2005), ’Bridges and voids: strengthening IDP host-guest relations in Sri Lanka’, 9th Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM), Brazil.

  61. Jayatilaka D. (2003), ’Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement: Reflection from 2001 and operation of the 2002 project’, NTNU International Conference on Researching Internal Displacement, Norway.

  62. Jayatilaka D. (2003), ’Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement: reflections from Sri Lanka during the year 2001’, International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM), Thailand.