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Apr
29

Invited Speaker – UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Prof. Ajantha Hapuarachchi of the Journalism Unit was invited as a speaker to the Multidisciplinary International Seminar on “UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Social Justice and Media” which was organized by the Dr. Babsaheb Ambedkar Marathawada University, India held on 28th – 29th April, 2017. Prof. Hapuarachchci discussed about the validity of the theme of […]

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Apr
27

Passing away of Senior Professor Nimal Attanayake

Senior Professor Nimal Attanayake, Professor of Economics, former Head of the Department of Economics, passed away on 27th April 2017.   The remains of the late professor, was brought to the University of Colombo (New Arts Theatre (NAT)) on 28th April, 2017 (Friday) at 10.00 a.m. . The cremation took place at Borella cemetery at 10.00 […]

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Mar
27

Book Launch – නූතනත්වය, පශ්චාත් නූතනත්වය සහ නව සමාජ විද්‍යාත්මක න්‍යාය

Prominent Indian Sociologist, Professor S.L. Doshi’s ‘Modernity, Post-modernity and Neo-sociological Theories’ has been edited and translated into Sinhala by Premakumara de Silva and Abeyratne Attanayake as ‘nuthanathwaya, paschath nuthnathwaya and nava samaja vidyatmaka niyaya’ (නූතනත්වය, පශ්චාත් නූතනත්වය සහ නව සමාජ විද්‍යාත්මක න්‍යාය).  It was published by Fast Publishing (private) Limited – Colombo. The Book contains […]

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Mar
11

Inauguration Ceremony – MA in Sinhala 2017/2018

The Inauguration Ceremony of MA in Sinhala 2017/2018 was held on 11th March 2017 at the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium of Department of Sinhala. Professor Premakumara De Silva, Department of Sociology delivered the Key note speech. Emeritus Professors J. B. Dissanayake, Kusuma Karunarathne, Rohini Paranavithana and Professor Athula Ranasinghe – Dean, Faculty of Arts, Senior […]

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Mar
04

Inauguration Ceremony – Diploma in Sinhala 2017 / 2018

The inauguration ceremony of the Diploma in Sinhala programme, was held on 4th March 2017,  at the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Department of Sinhala.  Mr Saman Panapitiya – Senior Lecturer, University of Performance and Fine Arts, delivered a special speech for diploma candidates.

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Feb
17

Workshop on Democracy, Citizenship and Justice

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 […]

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Feb
08

Guest Lecture on Study on the Establishment of Maternity Protection Insurance in Sri Lanka

he 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 […]

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Feb
08

A Book Launch – සාහිත්‍යය මැවූ ගැහැනිය

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 […]

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Feb
03

Economics Undergraduate wins the Best Research Paper Award at SAESM – Nepal

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 […]

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Jan
11

Australia Awards Fellowships Program on Developing Economic Research to Support Economic and Social Goals (Sri Lanka)

The Faculty of Arts organized a workshop on “Australia Awards Fellowships Program on Developing Economic Research to Support Economic and Social Goals (Sri Lanka), with collaboration of the Griffith University and the Department of Economics, on 10th January, 2017,.

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