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 […]
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
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]