Ms. Buddhima Padmasiri

Lecturer(Probationary)

Social Studies
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
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Office: 0112881436 (436), Ext:

khpad@ou.ac.lk


Lecturer (Probationary) in Social Studies

Research Intrests:

Gender and Sexuality, Labour Studies, Human Rights and Conflict Studies

Affiliations:

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Programmes Coordination:

Politics and International Relations, BA in Social Sciences Level 5

Course Coordination:

Gender Politics, Law and Politics, Political Participation Representation and Governance, Introduction to International Politics

Researches:

Published Research:

  • Padmasiri, B. (2014). “Second Tier Women’s Leadership: A Glass Ceiling?”. Colombo: Social Scientists’ Association (SSA).
  • Jayawardena,K., Padmasiri,B., Skanthakumar,B., & Peiris, P. (2014). Women in the Tea Plantations of Sri Lanka: At the Centre of Production, on the Margins of Society. Colombo: CARE International Sri Lanka.
  • Padmasiri, B & Gunawardena S. (2018). “From Associational to Electoral Politics: A continuation of the land rights struggle in Paanama” with  Samanthi J. Gunawardana  in the LST Review, Vol 29, Issue 344

Open University Publication

  • Women and Political Participation in SSU 3241: Gender Politics (experimental version), Level 5, B.A.in Social Sciences, The Open University of Sri Lanka (2016).
  • “Introduction to International Law “in SSU 3147: Law and Politics (experimental version), Level 5, B.A.in Social Sciences, The Open University of Sri Lanka (2016).
  • “Understanding Conflict 1 ”in SSU 3142: Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding(experimental version), Level 5, B.A.in Social Sciences, The Open University of Sri Lanka(2016).
  • Women and Political Participation in DSU5341: Gender Politics, Level 5, B.A.in Social Sciences, The Open University of Sri Lanka, (2018)
  • Environmental Politics and Women in DSU5341: Gender Politics, Level 5, B.A.in Social Sciences, The Open University of Sri Lanka, (2018)
  • Gender Social and Political Change in DSU5341: Gender Politics, Level 5, B.A.in Social Sciences, The Open University of Sri Lanka, (2018)
Ongoing Research:

Research and publication on Land, Livelihoods and Women’s Resistance in Post-War Sri Lanka with Samanthi Gunwardana- Monash University- Melbourne.

Publications:

 

Unpublished Research:  

  • Padmasiri, B. (Unpublished). Women’s Labour Force Participation in Garment Industry and Agriculture in Sri Lanka. A Research Conducted for the Neelan Tiruchelvam Trust in 2016
  • Padmasiri, B., Ibrahim, Z., & Gunawardene, D. (Unpublished). Between the Factory and the Estate: Hill Country Workers in Sri Lanka’s Garment Industry. Research done in collaboration with Red Flag Women’s’ Movement in 2016
  • Padmasiri, B. (Unpublished). Women and Electoral Politics in Sri Lanka: Learning from Women in Politics. In P. Peiris, B. Padmasiri, & K. Jayawardena, Women, Political Exclusion and Electoral Democracy in Sri Lanka. A Research Conducted for the Social Scientist’ Association (SSA) in 2012-2013
  • Uyangoda, J., Peiris, P., & Padmasiri, B. (Unpublished). The Way We Were: Politics of 2011. Research conducted for the Social Scientists’ Association (SSA) in 2012

Other Research:  

  • Padmasiri, B. (2015). Report on the Freedom of Expression, National Wage and Living Conditions in the Sri Lankan Appeal Sector, Sri Lanka Country Report Submission, presented at the Asia Flow wage People’s Tribunal 2015 on 18.12.2015, in Colombo Sri Lanka.
  • Team member and Consultant to the Oxfam- Monash Partnership project on “Rural Women’s Livelihood and Recognition in Sustainable Agricultural Livelihood in Post-war Sri Lanka” -15th December 2014-15th March 2015
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