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Jun
05

Call for papers – Kolamba Peer-reviewed Sinhala Journal (‘කොළඹ’ ශාස්ත්‍රීය සංග්‍රහය) – 15th June

The Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo is planning to publish an annual peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary Sinhala journal titled Kolamba ‍(‘කොළඹ’ ශාස්ත්‍රීය සංග්‍රහය) to foster high – quality Sinhala research papers in the fields of humanities and social sciences. At present, there is no peer-reviewed Sinhala journal for the dissemination of ideas in the disciplines of humanities and social […]

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Jun
04

Monthly Seminar Series, Department of Sociology – 10th June

The Department of Sociology  organized the monthly seminar for the month of June, on 10th June 2019 from 3.00 p.m. – 4.30 p.m.  in the Seminar Room of the Department of Sociology.  At this seminar,  Prof. Rafal Smoczynski delivered the lecture on “Moral Panics and Migrants: Rethinking Unemployment Insecurities”. Prof. Rafal Smoczynski, an Associate professor at Institute of Philosophy […]

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May
10

Extension And Postgraduate Programme Review Workshop 2019, 9th-10th May

The Extension And Postgraduate Programme Review Workshop 2019 was held under the patronage of Senior Professor Premakumara De Silva, Dean – Faculty of Arts, on 9th – 10th May 2019, in the Faculty of Arts premises. Prof. Vipula B. Yapa, Director, Internal Quality Assurance Unit, University of Colombo  and Prof. Prasad Sethunga, Director, Internal Quality […]

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Apr
25

Demise of Ms. A. K. C. Sewwandi – Department of History

It is with deep sadness that the Department of History inform you of the demise of our colleague Ms. A.K.C. Sewwandi, Senior Lecturer, Department of History.  Ms. Sewwandi passed away today (25th April 2019) after being hospitalized over a period of one week. She joined our department in July 2010 and served as a Senior […]

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Mar
30

Inauguration Ceremony of the Diploma in Sinhala Programme – 2019, 30th March

The inauguration ceremony of the Diploma in Sinhala programme (8th batch) was held on 30th March 2019 at the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Department of Sinhala. Senior Professor Premakumara De Silva, Dean – Faculty of Arts, chaired the inauguration ceremony and the welcome address was delivered by Professor Sandagomi Coperahewa, Head – Department of Sinhala. Professor Jinadasa Danansuriya, a former Professor […]

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Mar
28

75th Death Anniversary Seminar on Munidasa Cumaratunga – 28th March

To commemorate the 75th Death Anniversary of Munidasa Cumaratunga, eminent scholar, grammarian, writer, poet and journalist of the 20th century Sri Lanka, the Department of Sinhala organized a seminar on 28th March 2019 at the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium. The Most Venerable Balangoda Sobitha Nahimi Thero – Prinicipal of the Vidyoddaya Pirivena and the Chief […]

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Mar
28

CVCD Excellence Award (2018) to Senior Professor Premakumara de Silva

Senior Professor Premakumara de Silva – Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo was awarded the Committee of Vice Chancellors and Directors (CVCD) Research Excellence Award – 2018, for the Most Outstanding Senior researcher in the field of Social Sciences, Humanities and Aesthetic. Professor Premakumara de Silva is currently the Dean of the Faculty of […]

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Mar
23

Inauguration Ceremony of Master of Arts in Sinhala 2019/20 – 23rd March

The Inauguration Ceremony of the Master of Arts in Sinhala 2019/20 programme was held on 23rd March 2019 at the M.B. Ariyapala Auditorium. Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo presided over the function as the Chief Guest and also delivered the Keynote Address.  Senior Professor Premakumara De Silva, Dean, Faculty of Arts, Professor Sandagomi Coperahewa, Head […]

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Mar
12

Undergraduate Research Symposium 2019 – 12th March

The first Undergraduate Research Symposium of the Faculty of Arts was held on 12th March 2019.  Final year B. A. (Hons) Degree students of the Faculty of Arts presented 59 research abstracts in the technical sessions.  The abstracts were based on original research work and all accepted abstracts were published in the Proceedings of the Undergraduate Research Symposium 2019, Faculty […]

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Mar
06

Dean’s Lecture Series –III – 08th March

The 3rd  lecture of the of “Dean’s Lecture Series‘ was held on 08th March 2019, from 3.00 pm onwards at the Board Room, Faculty of Arts. The topic of the lecture was  “The Ambiguity of Voice : the role of ‘storeytelling’.  This was a talk by Sarah Kabir based on her book ‘Voices of Peace’ (2018), along with photographer Munira Mutaher.

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