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Oct
16

Dean’s Lecture Series – II – 16th Oct.

The 2nd lecture and the panel discussion of the of “Dean’s Lecture Series‘ was held on 16th October 2018, from 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm at the Board Room, Faculty of Arts. The topic of the lecture was  “Humanities and Its Discontents in Higher Education Today” and was delivered by Prof. Saugata Bhaduri, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and Prof. […]

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Oct
16

Award Ceremony and the Inauguration Ceremony – Certificate Course in Communicative Arabic – 13th Oct.

The Award Ceremony of the first batch of students and the Inauguration Ceremony of the second batch of students of the ‘Certificate Course in Communicative Arabic’, conducted by the Arabic and Islamic Civilization Unit, was held on 13th October 2018 (Saturday). The award ceremony was presided by Professor Premakumara De Silva, Dean – Faculty of Arts,  Dr. N. Gafoordeen […]

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Oct
05

Tourism Leaders’ Summit (TLS) and International Tourism Research Conference (ITRC) – 4th & 5th Oct.

Theme : Integration of Global Value Chains for Sustainable Tourism Development, Inclusiveness, Coopetition and Innovation   The Alumni Association of Tourism Economics and Hospitality Management (AATHEM) and the Students of the Tourism Study Programmes of the Department of Economics, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo organized the 5th Consecutive Tourism Leaders’ Summit (TLS) and International Tourism Research Conference (ITRC) in parallel to […]

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Sep
29

Inauguration Ceremony – Diploma in Journalism – 29th Sept.

The inauguration ceremony of the Diploma in Journalism course which is conducted by Journalism Unit, was held on the 29th September 2018 at 9.30 am in M. B. Ariyapala Auditoriuum, Faculty of Arts. Professor Premakumara de Silva – Dean – Faculty of Arts, Professor Samantha Herath – Coordinator – Journalism Unit, Professor Emeritus J. B. Dissanayaka, Dr. Edwin Ariyadasa, staff of Journalism Unit […]

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Sep
29

University of Colombo wins recognition at “Seminar 2018 for University Lecturers in Changchun, China” – 29th Sept.

Two academic  staff members, Dr. Latha Gurusinghe from the Department of Sinhala and  Savitri Dias from the Department of English Language Teaching, participated in ‘The Seminar  2018 for University Teachers from Developing Countries & Countries and Regions Included in Belt and Road Initiatives‘  held in Changchun China from  September 9th to September 29th 2018. It was sponsored […]

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Sep
28

Guest Lecture and Panel Discussion on “Maritime Security” – 28th Sept.

The Department of International Relations, University of Colombo, with collaboration of the Embassy of Japan in Sri Lanka, organized the First Guest Lecture and the Panel Discussion under the theme of “Maritime Security” for Semester II of academic year 2018/19 on 28th of September 2018. The Keynote Speaker/Chief Guest was Professor Atsuko Kanehara from the […]

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Sep
27

Dean’s Award Literary Competition – 2018

The Department of Sinhala will be organizing the Dean`s Trophy Literary Awards – 2018 (පීඨාධිපති සම්මාන සාහිත්‍ය තරඟාවලිය)  with collaboration of the Faculty of Arts.  Applications are called for the Dean`s Trophy Literary Awards under the following categories upto 05th of October 2018.  Novels  Short Stories  Essay writing  Announcing  Literary Criticism  Poetry  Lyrics writing  Photo Essay  Short Plays  Photography (size A4)  Short Documentary Film/Video  

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Sep
14

State Literary Award for the Best Translated Book (Academic) Year -2018  

Prof. Premakumara de Silva – Dean, Faculty of Arts with the co-author, Mr. Abeyratne Attanayaka, was awarded for the Best Translated Book (Academic) in the State Literary Awards Festival 2018, held on 11th September 2018, for the book titled ‘Modernity, Post-modernity and Neo-sociological Theories’ (නූතනත්වය, පශ්චාත් නූතනත්වය සහ නව සමාජ විද්‍යාත්මක න්‍යාය). This book was originally written by a Prominent Indian Sociologist, Professor S.L. Doshi […]

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Sep
14

Launch of Ediriweera Sarachchandra Birth Century Volume – 20th Sept.

Launching of Ediriweera Sarachchandra Birth Century Volume edited by Prof Ven. Agalakada Sirisumana and Prof. Sandagomi Coperahewa was held on 20th September 2018 at 10.00 am in the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Department of Sinhala. Emeritus Professor K.N.O. Dharmadhasa and Mr Gamini Sumanasekara delivered speeches and Ms. Lalitha Sarachchandra presided the event.

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Sep
13

Open Awards for Academic Excellence

Two open awards of the University of Colombo, Prof Tilak Hettiarachchy Award 2017 for Academic Excellence and the D.P.P. Samarasekara Peace Prize – 2017, were awarded to students of the Faculty of Arts, Mr. Yesu Dasange Priyankara and Ms. Anuradha Gonadeniya Hewage respectively, at the General Convocation of the University of Colombo held on 24th […]

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