Think tank

Social Scientists Association

Colombo, Sri Lanka

The Social Scientists' Association (SSA) is an organization working to investigate the way in which social change is contouring the multiple realities faced by communities in Sri Lanka and South Asia. The SSA is deeply committed to promoting a culture of knowledge production that informs and undergirds interventions aimed at achieving social emancipation for marginalized communities. The main objectives behind the formation of the SSA were the pursuit of research, the publication and wide dissemination of original research, the development and organization of a library and documentation centre and the creation of a forum for debate and discussion. Its founders also hoped that the SSA would be able to participate in and contribute to programmes that further development and social change.

Contact details

Website:
www.ssalanka.org

Address:
345/18A, Kuruppu Lane, Colombo 08

Country:
Sri Lanka

Sub-region:
Southern Asia

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Sri Lanka and South Asia
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1997
Age (years)
Social Scientists Association
 24
Sri Lanka average
 29
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): N/A Leader(s) (2020): N/A
Staff size
2021
Social Scientists Association
 11
Sri Lanka average
 17
Global average
 75
2020
Social Scientists Association
 11
% Female staff
2021
Social Scientists Association
 0%
Sri Lanka average
 1%
Global average
 0%
2020
Social Scientists Association
 45%

Social

Likes (2021)
Social Scientists Association
 2,870
Sri Lanka average
 17,082
Global average
 31,343
Likes (2019)
Social Scientists Association
 2,072
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Social Scientists Association
 222
Sri Lanka average
 2,431
Global average
 18,358

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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