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Oct
30

5th Annual Research Symposium 2018 – Department of Demography – 23rd Nov.

The Annual Research Symposium of the Department of Demography, under the main theme of ““Population and Sustainable Development”, was held on 23rd November 2018, at Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo. Sub-themes : Fertility and Reproductive Health Population and Development Gender, Health and Poverty Mortality and Morbidity Migration and Urbanization Population Aging and Long Term Care Other Population related Issues Ms. […]

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Oct
29

Japan-Sri Lanka Academic Forum – 29th Oct.

The annual Japan-Sri Lanka Academic Forum 2018 was held on 29th October 2018 at the Department of Economics Auditorium. Thereafter Japanese students left the university for their annual Sri Lanka excursion with the Colombo University students. This is an annual event of the Department of Economics academic calendar along with the other annual events such as International Tourism […]

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Oct
23

Launch of Sinhala Akuru Puranaya (සිංහල අකුරු පුරාණය) (Chronicle of Sinhala Letters) – 23rd Oct

The launch of Sinhala Akuru Puranaya සිංහල අකුරු පුරාණය ( Chronicle of Sinhala Letters) written by Professor Sandagomi Coperahewa, Department of Sinhala, University of Colombo was  held on 23rd October 2018 at 3.00 pm at the M.B. Ariyapala Auditorium , Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo. Emeritus Professor J. B. Disanayaka chaired this session and Professor […]

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Oct
17

8th Annual Sinhala Studies Symposium (සිංහල අධ්‍යයන සැසිය) – 17th Oct.

The 8th Annual Sinhala Studies Symposium organized by the Department of Sinhala, University of Colombo, was held on 17th October 2018 ​from 9.00 am – 6.00 pm at the Department of Sinhala. This year, the conference theme was “Sinhala Studies at Crossroads” and the event was extended through following sub-themes enabling a participation of wide range of scholars from both academic and non-academic […]

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Oct
17

Seminar on “Constructing ‘water worlds’: the social implications of technical systems in water governance”- 18th Oct.

The Department of Sociology organized the monthly seminar for the month of October, on Thursday 18th October 2018 from 2.00 p.m. – 3.30 p.m. in the Seminar Room of the Department of Sociology.  At this seminar, Mr. Kavindra Paranage, delivered the lecture on “ “Constructing ‘water worlds’: the social implications of technical systems in water governance”. Kavindra Paranage is a Ph.D. Candidate in Human […]

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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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