The Annual Drama Festival – University of Colombo was held on 17th September to 21st September 2018 at the New Art’s Theater from 3.00 pm onwards. This Festival was organized by the Department of Sinhala and sponsored by the Arts Council, University of Colombo.
The Department of Sociology organized the monthly seminar for the month of July, on 23rd July 2018 (Monday) from 10.30 a.m. – 12.00 noon. in the Seminar Room of the Department of Sociology. At this seminar, Ms. Mandy Koenraads, was delivered the lecture on “Participatory Theatre for Reconciliation in Post-war Sri Lanka”. Mandy Koenraads has completed a postgraduate MSc (Research) in International Development Studies […]
The inauguration ceremony of the 7th batch the Certificate Course in Politics and Governance which is conducted by Department of Political Science & Public Policy, was held on the 21st of July 2018 at 9.30 am in the Political Science Auditorium, Department of Political Science and Public Policy. Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake – Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo, Professor Premakumara de Silva – […]
The inauguration ceremony of the Masters in Buddhist Studies (2018/2019) which is conducted by the Department of Buddhist Studies, University of Colombo, was held on 21st July 2018. Ven. Prof. M. Dhammajothi Thera, Head – Department of Buddhist Studies delivered the welcome speech. The Invited Speaker was Prof. Kapila Abhayawansa, Vice Rector – International Buddhist College (Thailand). Prof Premakumara De Silva, Dean, Faculty of […]
The Faculty of Arts with collaboration of the students who are following the Sports and Physical Activity Course, organized the inaugural Inter-Departmental Dean’s Trophy Cricket Tournament for Dean’s Trophy, under the patronage of Prof. Premakumara de Silva, the Dean – Faculty of Arts. This tournament was held on 11th July 2018 from 8.00 am onwards at the main university ground. The main objectives of this event […]
Professor Sharika Thiranagama of Stanford University presented a talk on “In My Mother’s House: Reflections on Civil War in Sri Lanka” at the Department of English, on 6th July 2018 at 4.00 pm . Drawing from a decade of research and writing on Sri Lanka, this talk will reflect upon the consequences of political violence and militarization on contemporary social […]
Seminar on “In Science We Trust: Public Trust in Science and Scientists in the United States” – 2nd July
The Department of Sociology organized the monthly seminar for the month of June, on 2nd July 2018 (Monday) from 1.30 p.m. – 3.00 p.m. in the Seminar Room of the Department of Sociology. At this seminar, Dr. Dilshani Sarathchandra, an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Idaho, USA, delivered the lecture on “ “In Science We Trust: Public Trust in Science […]
The Conference of Partial Confucius Institutes in Asia was held at the BMICH on 27th – 28th June 2018. This conference was organized by the Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hamban) in China and the University of Colombo and University of Kelaniya. The conference attracted delegates from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh ,Nepal, Sri Lanka, India, Iran and Turkey. Participants from China and the other countries expressed the need […]
The Department of International Relations organized a Guest Lecture Series, from 20th June – 26th June 2018 to share the expertise knowledge of International Relations, provoke new thoughts and stimulate engaging conversations on contemporary International Relations topics. This is the first series in the academic year of 2017/2018.
The Faculty of Arts has initiated a lecture series under the title of “Dean’s Lecture Series‘ and it’s inaugural lecture was a panel discussion and held on 18th June 2018 from 3.00 pm onwards at the Faculty Board Room, Faculty of Arts. The panel discussion was on the topic of ‘Humanities & Social Sciences Education in Sri Lanka: Challenges and Alternative Policy Options’, and the discussion […]