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Sep
06

Dean’s Lecture Series – No. 4 – 09th Sept.

Under the patronage and guidance of Senior Professor Premakumara de Silva, Dean Faculty of Arts, the fourth lecture on the Dean’s Lecture Series of the Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo was organised to be delivered by Prof Bob Simpson, Durham University, UK. The lecture titled ‘Managing the Pious Cadaver: Whole Body Donation and Anatomy […]

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Sep
05

Godage National Literary Awards – 2019

Emeritus Professor of Sinhala J B Disanayaka and Professor and Head / Department of Sinhala  Sandagomi Coperahewa received awards  at the Godage National Literary Festival held on 5th September 2019 at the SLFI Auditorium. Prof. Disanayaka received the Godage Lifetime Award  for his  contribution towards Sinhala language and literature and Professor Coperahewa received an award […]

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Sep
02

Cultural Workshop on Chinese Tea – 05th Sept.

The Confucius Institute at University of Colombo, co-organized a Cultural Workshop on Chinese Tea named as “The Taste of Chinese Tea from the Beautiful Yunnan Province” on 5th September 2019, from 10.00 am – 12.00 noon in the Green Table area, Faculty of Arts. Prof. Dhammajothi, Local Director of CIUC, gave a welcome address to all invitees. Vice […]

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Panel Discussion on “Natural Language Processing” – 29th July

The Department of English hosted a panel discussion on Natural Language Processing on 29th July 2019 at 8.30am. During this discussion, the University of Colombo School of Computing (UCSC) and the University of Moratuwa discussed their work in the field. In Sri Lanka, two of the main bodies that work with NLP are the University of Colombo School of […]

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Jul
11

6th Annual Research Symposium (DemARS 2019) Department of Demography – 11th July

The 6th Annual Research Symposium of the Department of Demography, University of Colombo was held on 11th July 2019 under the theme of “Population and Sustainable Development” highlighting the significance of the World Population Day. Dr. Sunethra Perera, Head, Department of Demography welcomed the distinguished invitees. The occasion was graced by the Senior Professor Chandrika […]

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Jul
08

Talk by Prof. Ravi Vasudevan – 08th July

Professor Ravi Vasudevan delivered a talk titled ‘Cinema-Going On the Railway Tracks: Transportation, Circulation and Exhibition of Information Film in Colonial India’ at the Department of English, University of Colombo on Monday 8 July 2019 at 3pm. Professor Ravi Vasudevan co-directs the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS) media and urban studies programme Sarai […]

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Jul
05

75th Anniversary of Gamperaliya (ගම්පෙරලිය) Novel (1944 – 2019) – 4th July

A seminar to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Gamperaliya novel written by Martin Wickramasinghe was held on 4th July 2019 at 9.30 am – 12.30 pm at the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Department of Sinhala. The seminar focused on socio- political and literary context of Gamperaliya novel. The keynote lecture was delivered by Emeritus Professor Jayadeva Uyangoda, University of Colombo. A […]

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Jun
25

Talk by Dr. Priyanvada Abeywickrama – 25th June

Dr. Priyanvada Abeywickrama delivered a talk titled ‘Directed Self-Placement for Multilingual Students in Writing Programs’ at the Department of English, University of Colombo on 25 June 2019 at 4pm. During the session, Dr. Abeywickrama examined the potential of Directed Self-Placement (DSP), which is a self-evaluation process that asks students to place themselves in writing courses, […]

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