“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 […]
A talk by Canadian author Thelma Wheatley titled Interracial Love in Colonial Ceylon and Toronto was held on 4th October 2017 , which was organized by the Department of English, University of Colombo.
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 […]
The ColomboArts Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities is the biannual on-line journal of the Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo. Its intention is to provide a platform for informative and thought-provoking research papers, conceptual papers, technical papers, case research and book reviews that specialize in social sciences and humanities. Articles are peer-reviewed by subject […]
Seminar on “What has Social Work in common with Psychoanalysis: An Epistemological Inquiry” – 14th Sept.
The Department of Sociology organized the monthly seminar for the month of September, on 14th of September 2017 at 12.00 noon to 1.30 p.m. in the Seminar Room of the Department of Sociology. At this seminar, Prof. Bogdan Lesnik presented the lecture on “What has Social Work in common with Psychoanalysis: An Epistemological Inquiry”. Prof. Bogdan Lesnik is a professor […]
The Inauguration Ceremony of the Department of English Language Teaching (DELT), Faulty of Arts was graced by the Vice Chancellor Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake as the chief guest. He was welcomed by the Dean, Faculty of Arts, Professor Athula Ranasinghe and Head, Department of English Language Teaching, Ms. Savitri Dias. Among the distinguished guests was […]
Seminar on “Religious Innovation and Social Reform in Sri Lanka: 3 Perspectives from the Field” – 17th August
The Department of Sociology organized the 2nd Seminar for the month of August, of the Department Seminar Series on 17th of August 2017 at 10.00 am in the Seminar Room of the Department of Sociology. At this seminar, Samson Keam, Catherine West and Ben Vecchiet presented on “Religious Innovation and Social Reform in Sri Lanka: 3 Perspectives from […]
The launch of ‘Professor Emeritus Indrani Munasinghe Felicitation Volume‘ was held on 09th August 2017, at 3.00 pm in the FGS Auditorium, College House, University of Colombo. The key note speech was delivered by the Professor Emeritus S. Pathmanathan, Chancellor – University of Jaffna.