The Confucius Institute, Faculty of Arts hosted the Beijing Opera Troupe on 22nd June 2017, from 3.00 to 4.30 pm. at the New Arts Theatre (NAT), University of Colombo. The Beijing Opera is referred to as the quintessence of China. As the largest Chinese opera form, it is extolled as ‘Oriental Opera’. This opera form has […]
The Department of Sinhala, University of Colombo organized a Memorial Seminar of late Professor Siri Gunasinghe, on 19th June 2017 at 10.00 am in the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Department of Sinhala. Dr. (Ms) Latha Gurusinghe , Head – Department of Sinhala delivered the introductory lecture and the guest lecturers were Emeritus Professor K. N. […]
The Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts organized a guest lecture on “Landslide Disaster in Sri Lanka”, on 17th June 2017, at 3.00 pm in the Auditorium – Department of Sociology. The lecture was delivered by Dr. Thusitha Amarasekera, Former Dean – Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University.
The Department of Geography, University of Colombo commemorated this year’s World Environment Day on 14th June 2017 under the theme of “Connecting People to Nature” with a series of activities. The inauguration ceremony was held at the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Faculty of Arts. The Chief Guest of this event was Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake […]
The inauguration ceremony of the Chinese Language Extension Courses was held on 10th June 2017 in the Main Library Auditorium, University of Colombo at 10.00 am. The Chief Guest was the Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo, Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake. The four courses are : Chinese Language for Beginners Chinese Language Proficiency for […]
The Sri Lankan Forum of University Economists was established in February, 2012 with the intention of enabling closer cooperation, dialogue, research and academic enhancement among the professionals in Economics serving in the Sri Lankan Universities. The forum, an initiative of the Department of Economics of the University of Colombo, has now completed five years of […]
The Academic staff together with the non-academic staff of the Faculty of Arts, under the guidance of Prof. Athula Ranasinghe – Dean, Faculty of Arts, donated essential items (water bottles, dry rations, instant food, sanitary items, stationary items for school children and new clothes) to be given to the victims affected by the landslides and […]
The Department of Buddhist Studies and the Confucius Institute organized a guest lecture on ‘The Interaction of Confucianism, Buddhism & Taoism’ , on 16th May 2017 at 1.00 pm in the Faculty Boardroom, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo. The lecture was delivered by Dr. Wang Fei (PhD: Assumption University, Thailand). Dr. Wang Fei is a lecturer at Politics […]