Mr. K Sajanthan

Assistant Librarian(Prob) / Periodicals and Siddha Medicine

Contributions


  • • B.A. in Sociology, Second Class (Upper) (University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka) [2011]
    • M.A in Sociology, (University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka) [2020]

    Contact Details
    Office:          021-2222970
    Mail:            Main Library, University of Jaffna, Jaffna, Sri Lanka.
    e-Mail:          ksajanthan@univ.jfn.ac.lk

  • Publications

    K.Sajanthan, Obstacles Faced by Resettled War-Displaced People in the Restoration of their Livelihoods: A Case Study of Resettlement Program in Karachchi Divisional Secretariat Division in Kilinochchi District, Peradeniya University Research Session (PURSE), 4th July 2013, P. 271.
    K.Sajanthan, Vulnerability of War-Widows in the Post- War Development Scenario: A Case Study of War-Torn Kandawalai Divisional Secretariat Division of the Kilinochchi District in Sri Lanka, Peradeniya University International Research Session (iPURSE), 4th and 5th july, 2014, p.66
    Jeyasuthan and K.Sajanthan, Socio-Demographic Analysis on Risk Behavior Characteristics of MSM in Kandy District, Peradeniya University International Research Session (IPURSE), 2014, p.696
    M.A.P. Chamikara, A.Galappaththi, K.Sajanthan, Susantha Rasnayake, C.Manoj, Y.P.R. D. Yapa, S.R.Kodituwakku, J. Gunathilake, Statistical and Sociological Analysis on Crime Data, PGIS Research Congress, 2014, p.54
    Mahesha Ihalagedara, Susantha Rasnayake, K.Sajanthan, Dynamics of Sexual Stimulation through Facebook among University Students, Peradeniya University International Research Session (IPURSE), 4th and 5th july, 2014, p.117
    K.Sajanthan, Sociological Analysis on the Necessity of Socialization and the Role of School on it, ‘Pon Vizha Malar’ (Golden Jubilee Book), Bharatithasan Library, Alvai, 2014, pp. 94 -107
    K.Sajanthan, A Socio-Anthropological Review on Traditional Medicine of Tamils, Hindu Dharmam, Hindu Students Union, University of Peradeniya, 2013/2014, pp. 25-31.

    Translation Work

    Translated: English to Tamil
    Life in Pattanam as an Āsai: The story of Thōtta Thamilarhal’s aspiration of ‘home” construction in the city of Colombo, Original in English by Anton Piyarathne

    Translated: English to Tamil
    Foundation of Sociology (Block 1)
    Published by the Open University of Sri Lanka

    Translated: English to Tamil
    Foundation of Sociology (Block 2)
    Published by the Open University of Sri Lanka

  • Admin Roles

    Academic sub warden, James Peries hall, University of Peradeniya. From 1st of January 2014 to 7th of May 2014
    Volunteer student counsellor, University of Peradeniya, for the years of 2012/2013 and 2013/2014


  • 1. Applied Sociology
    2. Community Development
    3. Contemporary Social Issues
    4. Gender and Development
    5. Population and Development
    6. Qualitative data collection and interpretation
    7. Research Methodology
    8. Social Harmony
    9. Sociological Theories
    10. Sociology of Religion
    11. Sociology of Reproductive Health
    12. Sri Lanka Society
    13. Understanding Society and Culture
    14. Understanding Sri Lankan Society and Culture


  • 1. November 2020 to Present, Assistant Librarian (Probationary) – University of Jaffna.

    2. September 2016 to October 2020, Assistant Librarian (On contract) – Open University of Sri Lanka.

    3. November 2012 to October 2016, Local Research Assistant to Sri Lanka (Part time) – Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Japan.

    4. May 2012 to May 2014, Assistant Lecturer – Department of Sociology, University of Peradeniya.

    5. November 2012 to present, Visiting Lecturer in BA (Social Science) – Jaffna and Kandy Regional Centres, the Open University of Sri Lanka, (Subjects: Applied Sociology, Gender and Development, Community Development, Sri Lanka Society, Sociology of Religion, Understanding Society and Culture, Understanding Sri Lankan Society and Culture, Research Methods, Advanced Sociological Theories)

    6. June 2015 to present, Visiting Lecturer in the Commonwealth Diploma in Youth Development – Jaffna and Kandy Regional Centres, the Open University of Sri Lanka, (Subject: Gender and Development)

    7. 2013 November to present, Visiting Lecturer in BSc (Nursing) Degree Programme in Natural Science – Kandy and Jaffna Regional Centres, the Open University of Sri Lanka.

    8. 2014 June to present, Visiting Lecturer in Certificate Course on Social Harmony – Jaffna Regional Centre, Open University of Sri Lanka.