The Sri Lanka Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (SLJSSH) is proud to announce the publication of its inaugural issue. One of the key objectives of SLJSSH is to promote publication from different streams of research that help enrich further the discourse on Social Sciences and Humanities. The journal encourages authors to publish up-to-date, high-quality and original research papers alongside relevant and insightful reviews. As such, the journal aspires to be vibrant, engaging and accessible, and at the same time integrative and challenging.
This inaugural issue owes much to many people. Especially, acknowledgement is due first to the Accelerating Higher Education Expansion and Development (AHEAD) Project for allocating funds under the activity five of the AHEAD/RA2/ELTA-ELSE/SUSL/SSL to develop collaborative research culture among the students and staff in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Languages, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. Thanks are also due to the Editorial Board that drew up the parameters of the Journal enabling to publish scholarly work as well as to the Coordinating Editor for popularizing the Journal and accelerating the review process. Moreover, it is also acknowledged the service of the Text-Editor who has so generously given his time and expertise for editing and proof reading. Most of all, thanks must be expressed to all the reviewers for their professionalism and attention to detail which made seeing this issue into “print”, a real pleasure. On a final note, the papers that you submitted, either individually or collaboratively, are much appreciated and has made a substantial contribution to the early development and success of the journal. Best wishes and thank you in advance for your contribution to the Journal.