BIOGRAPHY
 


Dr. DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan

 
 

CURRENT POSITIONS

Senior Lecturer, Sri Palee Campus, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Coordinator, Center for Media Research (CMR), Sri Palee Campus, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
Permanent Student Counsellor, Sri Palee Campus, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Coordinator, Academic Research Committee (ARC), Sri Palee Campus, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
   

ACADEMIC RECORDS
 
BA (Hons) in Sociology and Anthropology, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka.
 
MA in Sociology, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka.
 
PhD in Media Sociology, Wuhan University, China.
 
Post Graduate Diploma (PGDip) in Education, Sri Lanka.
 
PGDip in Buddhist Philosophy, University of Kalaniya, Sri Lanka.
 
Diploma in Chinese Language, Wuhan University, China.
 

PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS
Visiting Lecturer in Rural and Community Development, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of Rajarata University of Sri Lanka, Since 1999 to 2003.
 
 
Visiting Lecturer in Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of Rajarata University of Sri Lanka, 2001.
 
Visiting Lecturer, Department of Media Studies, Sri Palee Campus, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2003.
 
Acting in Charge of English Unit of Sri Palee Campus, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2004
 
Student Counsellor of Sri Palee Campus, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2003 - 2005
 
Coordinator of IRQUE IBG English Skills Program of Sri Palee Campus, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2005
 
Coordinator, Department of Performing Arts of Sri Palee Campus, University of Colombo, 2005
 
Permanent Student Counsellor of Sri Palee Campus, University of Colombo, 2010 - 2014
 
Academic Warden of Sri Palee campus, Univerity of Colombo of Sri Lanka, 2010 - 2014
Head – Acting, Department of Performing Arts, Sri Palee Campus, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Since Sept 2013 to January 2014
 
 
NATIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS & UNIVERSITY CONTRIBUTIONS
Curriculum Review Committee for Master of Arts Degree Program on Media Studies of Sri Palee Campus of University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2010
 
Curriculum Review Committee for Higher Diploma in Media Education of Sri Palee Campus of University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2010
 
Conducted a National Discourse on will Aesthetic Education Collapsed in Future in Sri Lanka in order to Save the Sri Palee Campus against the Detachment from University of Colombo - 2011
 
 
Established and Develop a Center for Media Research (CMR) at Sri Palee Campus of University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. 2011
 
Graduate Trainee program on Research of Ministry of Culture and Arts of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2012
Editorial Committee of Annual Academic Symposium, Convergent Technologies & Sustainable Communities, Sri Lanka, University of Colombo, 2012
 
Coordinator of Kavitha TALENT Inter Education Institutional Award Program to Appreciate Creative Talents, Sri Palee Campus, University of Colombo, 2012 / 2014
 
 
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Training Program and Workshop on Media and Police of Police Training Institute of Mirihana, Sri Lanka, 2013
  RESEARCH PAPERS AT NATIONAL / INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES/ SYMPOSIA / JOURNALS
  DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (2003). An Anthropological Analysis on the Emergence of Cosmic World and Physical and Social Evolution of man, Buddhist Journal, vol.1.
  DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (2005). The Role of Media and the Process of Enculturalization, Mediology, Media Studies & Media Criticism, A Sociological Approach, Vol: 1,136- 145
  DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (2006). Social Survey and Questionnaire Methods in Social Science Research. Mediology, Media Studies & Media Criticism, Theoretical Concepts and Research Methods, Vol. 2. 166-180.
  DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., &H. A. A. Swarnawathie, (2007). Social Security and Quality of Life of Peasant Migrant Women in Sri Lanka: A Sociological Perspective,International Symposium on the Constructions of Harmonious Society and Social Security, China.
  DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G.D., (2008). A Methodological Approach to the Development of Knowledge of Veddha People in Sri Lanka, Humanity Development and Cultural Diversity, The 16th World Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES), Kunming, China.
  DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G.D. & Uluwattha, K., (2009). Impact of Semiotic Approach on Advertisement for Consumer Perception: Balancing Text and Image, Competitive Management in a Dynamic World,International Research Conference on Management & Finance, Faculty of Management & Finance, Sri Lanka, University of Colombo.
  DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G.D. & Zhou Chang, C., (2010).The Chinese Dragon Concept as a Spiritual Force of the Masses, Sabaragamuwa University Journal, University of Sabaragamuwa,Vol: 9, 65-80.
  DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G.D., (2010). Traditional Wireless Communication and Its Model in South Asian Region, The Journal of American Science, 6(3), 102 – 108.
  DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G.D. (2010). Science of Semiotic Usage in Advertisements and Consumer’s Perception, The journal of American Science 6(2), 6-11.
  DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G.D., (2010). Media Impact on the Attitudinal Change of Rural Masses: The Case of Social Integration of Sri Lanka, Symposium on Media and Diversity, Sri Lanka, SriPalee Campus, University of Colombo.
  DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (2010). Media Influence on the Consumption Pattern of the Rural Masses in South Asia: A Case Study in Sri Lanka, International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies (IAICS), Guangzhou, China.
  DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (2010). Transnational Media and Its Message on the Periphery. 8th Biennial Conference of the Pacific and Asian Communication Association PACA, Shenzhen University, Guangdong, China.
  DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., &. RathanasiriKallanchiye. Rev (2010). Media Influence on the Attitudinal Changing of the Present Monastic Buddhist Monk in Sri Lanka, International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies (IAICS),Guangzhou, China
  DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G.D. (2011). Transnational Media and its Influence on Rural Social Integration of Rural Masses in South Asia. A case Study in Sri Lanka. Annual Academic Symposium 2011, Sri Lanka, University of Colombo.
  DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G.D. (2012). Influence of satellite Culture on the Social and cultural Conditions in the South Asian Region, Annual Academic Symposium 2012,Convergent Technologies & Sustainable Communities, Sri Lanka, University of Colombo.
  DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D. (2013). Philosophy, Society and Media Ethics, Rupavahini Samiksha, Sri Lanka, Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Vol. 07.68 - 73
   

EDITED WORKS
  Weerasinghe, L. T. & DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (Eds). (2003). Mediology, Media Study & Media Criticism. A Sociological Approach, Vol: 1, Sri Lanka,University of Colombo, Sri Palee Campus Publication
  Weerasinghe, L. T. &DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (Eds). (2006). Mediology, Media Study & Media Criticism, Theoretical Concepts and Research Methods, Vol: 2.Sri Lanka, University of Colombo, Sri Palee Campus Publication
  DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D. et al., (Eds). (From 2010). Continental Journal of Arts and Humanities, Nigeria, Wilolude
Journals
  DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (Editor in Chief), (2011). International Journal of Communicology, Sri Lanka, University of Colombo, Sri Palee Campus, Center for Media Research (CMR) Publication, Vol: 01
  DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (Editor in Chief), (2011). International Journal of Communicology, Sri Lanka, University of Colombo, Sri Palee Campus, Center for Media Research (CMR) Publication, Vol: 02
  DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (Editor in Chief), (2012 Dec). Mediology, Media Study & Media Criticism, Semiotic approach, Vol: 3.,Sri Lanka, University of Colombo, Sri Palee Campus, Center for Media Research (CMR) Publication
  DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (Editor in Chief), (2012 Aug). Mediology, Media Study & Media Criticism, Semiotic Approach, Vol: 4,Sri Lanka, University of Colombo, Sri Palee Campus Publication,Center for Media Research (CMR) Publication
  DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (Editor), (2013). Buddhist Journal, Sri Lanka, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Published by Department of Buddhist and Pali Studies
   

RESEARCH AND RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS
  A Research on Water Supply and Sanitation Project Implemented by Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) in Collaboration with National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWS&DB) Sri Lanka, 1991
 
DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (1994). Sociology, Sri Lanka, Colombo, Godage Publication
 
DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (1996). Sociology and Anthropology, Sri Lanka, Colombo, Godage Publication
  DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (1997). A Anthropological Analysis on the Methods of Primary Health Care as Depicted in Ayurveda and in Buddhist Canon, Sri Lanka, Colombo, Godage Publication.
  DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (2004). A Sociological Analysis on Child Socialization, A Case Study in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka, Colombo, Godage Publication.
 
DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (2014). The Other Side of the Life, (A Novel), Sri Lanka, Godage Publication.
   

UNDER PUBLICATION PROCESS
 
DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (201). Transnational Media and Social Integration.
  DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (Editor in Chief), (2014). International Journal of Communicology,Vol: 3, Sri Lanka, SriPalee Campus, University of Colombo.
  DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (Editor in Chief),(2014). Mediology, Media study and Media Criticism, Media Culture,
Vol: 5. Sri Lanka, SriPalee Campus Publication.
  DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (Editor in Chief), (2014). Mediology, Media study and Media Criticism, Media Culture,
Vol: 6. Sri Lanka, SriPalee Campus Publication.
   

RESEARCH INEREST
 
Media Sociology
 
Media Anthropology
 
Media Psychology
 
Research Methods