13th South Asian Economic Students’ Meet (SAESM) which was held in Kathmandu, Nepal from 29th January to 3rd February, 2017 brought great glory to Sri Lanka and to the University of Colombo with the exceptional performance of young economists.
13th SAESM was very special for Sri Lanka and it stands amongst the best SAESMs for the country thus far for the very reason of a Sri Lankan winning the Best Research Paper Award for the first time in the history of SAESM. It was Naveen Wickremeratne, an undergraduate who studies at the Department of Economics, Faculty of Arts of University of Colombo. He won the best research paper award named after two prestigious economists in South Asia, Mahbub Ul Haq and the Nobel Prize winner Amartya Sen. The best research paper amongst the south Asian undergraduates was chosen out of more...
The Department of Political Science and Public Policy of the University of Colombo, in collaboration with the Social Scientists' Association conducted a one-day Workshop on Democracy, Citizenship, and Justice on 17th February 2017 at the Auditorium of the Women's Education and Research Centre in Colombo 06.
It was designed to provide exposure to young lecturers in the Social Sciences, theories as well as current debates on the above themes. Lectures were conducted in an interactive manner by senior scholars who have published widely on the themes chosen.
The New Orientation Programme (NOP) - 2017, for the new entrants to the Faculty of Arts (2016/17), was commenced on 13th February 2017 (Monday).
This orientation programme, from 13th February – 21st February 2017, was benefitted to new entrants in numerous ways. This programme aimed to orient new entrants towards social, cultural and political aspects of the university life for next few years.
Academic Activities for new entrants were commenced on 22nd February 2017.
The Department of Demography and the Population Association of Sri Lanka (PASL) organized a guest lecture on Study on the Establishment of Maternity Protection Insurance in Sri Lank on 08th February 2017 at 3.00 pm. The lecture was be delivered by Dr. A.T.P.L. Abeykoon - Senior Fellow, Institute for Health Policy (IHP) & Former Director of the Population Division in the Ministry of Health Care and Nutrition.
Study on the Establishment of Maternity Protection Insurance in Sri Lanka
Dr. ATPL Abeykoon
Senior Fellow, Institute for Health Policy (IHP) & Former Director of the Population Division in the Ministry of Health Care and Nutrition
The study examines the options of replacing the...
The launch of "සාහිත්යය මැවූ ගැහැනිය" , written by Senior Lecturer - Ms. Latha Gurusinghe (Head - Department of Sinhla) was held on 07th February 2017, at 3.00 pm in the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Department of Sinhala.
This ceremony was chaired by Emeritus Professor J. B. Dissanayake and the key note address was delivered by Dr. Subhangi Herath - Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology.