10th Annual Sinhala Studies Symposium 2021 – 16th Sept.
The Inauguration of the 10th Sinhala Studies Symposium 2021 organized by the Department of Sinhala was held on 16th September 2021 via zoom platform. The Vice-Chancellor, Senior Professor Chandrika Wijayaratne graced the occasion as the Chief Guest of the symposium. The keynote address was delivered by Senior Professor W.M. Wijerathne, Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya.
This year’s symposium was held under the theme of ‘Academia’s Contribution to Sinhala Studies’ to mark the centenary of teaching Humanities and Social Sciences in Higher Education. This annual symposium provided a forum for students and scholars to disseminate their research findings in the field of Sinhala language, literature and culture with a wider audience.