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Jul
19

8th Annual Sinhala Studies Symposium (සිංහල අධ්‍යයන සැසිය) – 17th Oct.

The 8th Annual Sinhala Studies Symposium organized by the Department of Sinhala, University of Colombo, is scheduled to be held on 17th October 2018 ​from 9.00 am – 6.00 pm at the Department of Sinhala. This year the conference theme is “Sinhala Studies at Crossroads” and the event will be extended through following sub-themes enabling a participation of wide range of scholars from […]

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Jul
17

Seminar on “Participatory Theatre for Reconciliation in Post-war Sri Lanka” – 23rd July

The Department of Sociology will be organizing the monthly seminar for the month of July, on  23rd July 2018 (Monday) from 10.30 a.m. – 12.00 noon. in the Seminar Room of the Department of Sociology.  At this seminar, Ms. Mandy Koenraads, will be, delivering the lecture on “Participatory Theatre for Reconciliation in Post-war Sri Lanka”. Mandy Koenraads has completed a postgraduate MSc (Research) […]

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Jul
11

Annual Inter-Departmental Cricket Tournament – Dean’s Trophy – 11th July

The Faculty of Arts with collaboration of the students who are following the Sports and Physical Activity Course, organized the inaugural Inter-Departmental Dean’s Trophy Cricket Tournament for Dean’s Trophy,  under the patronage of Prof. Premakumara de Silva, the Dean – Faculty of Arts.  This tournament was held on 11th July 2018 from 8.00 am onwards at the main university ground. The main objectives of this event […]

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Jul
06

Talk on “In My Mother’s House: Reflections on Civil War in Sri Lanka” – 06th July

Professor Sharika Thiranagama of Stanford University presented a  talk on “In My Mother’s House: Reflections on Civil War in Sri Lanka” at the Department of English, on 6th  July 2018 at 4.00 pm . Drawing from a decade of research and writing on Sri Lanka, this talk will reflect upon the consequences of political violence and militarization on contemporary social […]

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Jul
02

Seminar on “In Science We Trust: Public Trust in Science and Scientists in the United States” – 2nd July

The Department of Sociology organized the monthly seminar for the month of June, on  2nd July 2018 (Monday) from 1.30 p.m. – 3.00 p.m. in the Seminar Room of the Department of Sociology.  At this seminar, Dr. Dilshani Sarathchandra, an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Idaho, USA, delivered the lecture on “ “In Science We Trust: Public Trust in Science […]

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Jun
28

Joint Conference of Partial Confucius Institutes in Asia : 27th – 28th June

The Conference of Partial Confucius Institutes in Asia was held at the BMICH on 27th – 28th June 2018.  This conference was organized by the Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hamban) in China and the University of Colombo and University of Kelaniya. The conference attracted delegates from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh ,Nepal, Sri Lanka, India,  Iran  and Turkey.  Participants from China and the other countries expressed the need […]

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Jun
26

Guest Lecture Series – 26th June

The Department of International Relations organized a Guest Lecture Series, from 20th June – 26th June 2018  to share the expertise knowledge of International Relations, provoke new thoughts and stimulate engaging conversations on contemporary International Relations topics. This is the first series in the academic year of 2017/2018.

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Jun
18

Dean’s Lecture Series No. 1 – 18th June

The Faculty of Arts has initiated a lecture series under the title of “Dean’s Lecture Series‘ and it’s inaugural lecture was a panel discussion and held on 18th June 2018 from 3.00 pm onwards at the Faculty Board Room, Faculty of Arts.  The panel discussion was on the topic of  ‘Humanities & Social Sciences Education in Sri Lanka: Challenges and Alternative Policy Options’, and the discussion […]

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Jun
12

75th Anniversary of ‘Guththila Geethaya’ (ගුත්තිල ගීතය) – 12th June

A seminar was held on 12th June 2018, at 09:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in M.B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Department of Sinhala to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of “Guththila Geethaya” (ගුත්තිල ගීතය) authored by Martin Wickramasinghe. This seminar was organized by the Department of Sinhala in collaboration with Martin Wickramasinghe Trust. Prof.  Rev. Agalakada Sirisumana Thero, […]

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Jun
12

Ramazan Ifthar Programme – 12th June

The Faculty of Arts organized the Ramazan Ifthar Programme on 12th June 2018, to enhance the positive attitudes among students and the staff about living and functioning in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural society.  This programme was held in the Faculty of Arts premises under the patronage of Prof. Premakumara de Silva, the Dean – Faculty of Arts.  

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