The Department of Geography organized a Guest Lecture on Natural Hazards at the Room no. 23A, Department of Geography, on 14th November 2017 from 12.00 noon to 2.00 p.m. The lecture was delivered by Mr. Sugath Dissanayaka, Director (Awareness), Disaster Management Center, Colombo.
The Award Ceremony of Diploma in Sinhala was held on 31st October 2017 at 2.00 p.m. in the M B Ariyapala Auditorium, Department of Sinhala. The Vice Chancellor, Senior Professor Lakshman Disanayaka graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. The Keynote speech was delivered by Emeritus Professor Gamini Dela Bandara, University of Kelaniya.
The Department of Sinhala will be organizing the Dean`s Trophy Literary Awards – 2017 (පීඨාධිපති සම්මාන සාහිත්ය තරඟාවලිය) for the fifth time, with collaboration of the Faculty of Arts. Applications are called for the Dean`s Trophy Literary Awards under the following Categories upto 20th of October 2017. Short Stories Novels Announcer Lyrics Short Plays Literary Criticism Photographs (size A4) […]
The Department of Sociology organized the monthly seminar for the month of October, on 16th of October 2017 at 3.00 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. in the Seminar Room of the Department of Sociology. At this seminar, Prof. R. L. Stirrat presented the lecture on “Forty Years On: The processes of change in a Sinhalese Fishing Village”. Prof. R.L. Stirrat taught at […]
The Confucius Institute, Faculty of Arts with collaboration of the Gannan Normal University, China organized the Chinese Rhythm and World Melody (Chinese Music & Dance Tour Performance, South Asia 2017) on 12th October 2017 at the New Arts Theater , University of Colombo at 12.oo noon. This event was sponsored by the Confucius Institute Headquarters, China […]
“Critical Edition – Mayura Sandeshya”(මයුර සන්දේශය – ශාස්ත්රීය සංස්කරණය) authored by Dr. Ranjith Senanayake (Senior Lecturer, Department of Sinhala) , was launched on 1oth October 2017 at the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium. The book was critically reviewed by Rev. Professor Agalakada Sirisumana Thero, Professor Emeritus P. B. Ekanayake, Professor Emeritus Rohini Paranavithana, Dean – Faculty […]
The Department of Sinhala and Sinhala Society organized a the Discourse on Contemporary Literature in Sinhala on 4th October 2017, 10.00 a.m. at the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium of the Department of Sinhala. Mr. Keerthi Welisarage (Best Novel), Mr. Prbhath Jayasinghe (Best Short Stories) and Mr. Lakshantha Athukorala (Best Poetry Collection) who have received the Best […]
The inaugural Sociology Head’s Forum was held on the 29th September 2017 at the Seminar Room, Department of Sociology, University of Colombo with the participation of all the heads of departments or their representatives. The following members were represented in this historical gathering to discuss the matters relating to the field of Sociology and anthropology. Prof. Premakumara de Silva […]
International Research Symposium on English Language Studies – 2017 English as a Second Language: Knowledge, Learning and Production Symposium date: 28th and 29th September 2017 Venue: University of Colombo With the rise of English as a global lingua franca, the field of second language studies has become enriched with innovative, reflective and rigorous research aimed […]