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 […]
A seminar was held on 12th June 2018, at 09:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in M.B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Department of Sinhala to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of “Guththila Geethaya” (ගුත්තිල ගීතය) authored by Martin Wickramasinghe. This seminar was organized by the Department of Sinhala in collaboration with Martin Wickramasinghe Trust. Prof. Rev. Agalakada Sirisumana Thero, […]
The Faculty of Arts organized the Ramazan Ifthar Programme on 12th June 2018, to enhance the positive attitudes among students and the staff about living and functioning in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural society. This programme was held in the Faculty of Arts premises under the patronage of Prof. Premakumara de Silva, the Dean – Faculty of Arts.
The Annual Review Workshop – 2018, Faculty of Arts was held on 25th and 26th May 2018 at Hotel Citrus, Waskaduwa. The discussions were held under following domains. 1. Programme Management 2. Human and Physical Resources 3. Programme Design and Development 4. Course /Module Design and Development 5. Teaching and Learning Strategies 6. Learning environment, Student Support and Progression 7. […]
Seminar on “Trauma in Diverse Populations of Women and Children: The Need for Culturally Competent Treatment” – 18th May
The Department of Sociology organized the monthly seminar for the month of May, on 18th May 2018 (Friday) at 2.00 p.m. in the Seminar Room of the Department of Sociology. At this seminar, Associate Prof. Elizabeth Ruiz, Governors State University, University Park, Illinois, delivered the lecture on “Trauma in Diverse Populations of Women and Children: The Need for Culturally Competent Treatment”. Elizabeth […]
The Department of Sociology, University of Colombo and the Sociology Alumni Association of University of Colombo, in collaboration with the Social Scientists Association of Sri Lanka have organized the 30th “Dr. Newton Gunasinghe” Memorial Lecture, on the 16th May, 2018 at the Auditorium, Department of Sociology, University of Colombo from 3.00 pm – 4.30 pm. […]