Mrs. Thushari Gamage


Social Studies
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

CRC,, 1st Floor, Faculty of HSS Building, Room No.: 4

Office: 112881034, Ext: 2408 Mobile: -


I am Thushari Gamage attached to the Department of Social Studies of the Faculty of HSS as a Lecturer (Probationary). My subject discipline is Mass Communication. I am interested in Media and Conflict Studies, Media Discourse, Media Representation, Development Communication and Cross Cultural Communication.

Areas of Specialization:

Media and Conflict, Media Discourse, Media representation, Development Communication, Cross Cultural Communication

Research interests:

Media and Conflict, Media representation, Development Communication, Cross Cultural Communication, Media Impact on Children etc.


Programme Coordination:

BA Degree in Social Sciences Level 5

Course Coordination:

Semester I – SSU3202, SSU3204 & SSU3207 Semester II – SSU3201, SSU3203, SSU3205, SSU3206, SSU3208 & SSU3209



“Politics of Representation of the Sri Lankan Ethno-political Conflict”, Dissertation submitted for the award of the MA in Conflict Studies, FGS, University of Colombo, 2010/2011 Mendis, B. M. P. & Gamage, T. D., “Media Portrayal of Politically Contentious Issues” in “Sri Lanka: Perspectives on the Ceasefire Agreement of 2002”, (2009), South Asia Peace Institute, Sri Lanka.

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Research Supervisions:


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