Vidyodaya Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences

Aim and Scope

Vidyodaya Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (VJHSS) is the official journal of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. VJHSS is an open access and peer-reviewed journal published by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

The main aim of VJHSS is to promote scholarly work in humanities and social science.

The journal is a multidisciplinary forum devoted to introducing and disseminate knowledge on important and timely topics by publishing high – quality research and scholarly articles in the fields of Humanities and Social Sciences written in Sinhala, Tamil or English.

Further, the journal encourages collaboration by teams of researchers to create special issues on the latest developments in related topics of local and international importance.

This peer-reviewed journal publishes two issues annually and invite original research articles from diverse disciplines such as Anthropology, Archaeology, Buddhist Civilization, Buddhist Philosophy, Criminology, Cultural Studies, Economics, English, Geography, History, Languages, Mass Communication, Performing Arts, Political Science, Psychology and Philosophy, Religious Studies, Social Statistics, Sociology and related fields.

In addition to original research articles the journal invites review articles, book reviews and short communications.

Peer Review Process

Articles submitted to the Vidyodaya Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (VJHSS) will be subjected to double -blind peer review process. If the decision of the initial two reviewers varies, the article will be sent to a third reviewer.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

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