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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
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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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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Nov
04

Monthly Seminar, Department of Sociology – 15th Nov.

The Department of Sociology organized the monthly seminar for the month of November, on Thursday 15th November 2018 from 2.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m. in the Seminar Room of the Department of Sociology.  At this seminar,  Mr.  M. G. L. Mahesh Premarathna delivered the lecture on  “New forms of Buddhism and the social formation in postwar Sri Lanka”,  and   Mr.  K. Krishnaraj  delivered […]

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Jul
23

Seminar on “Participatory Theatre for Reconciliation in Post-war Sri Lanka” – 23rd July

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 […]

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Jul
02

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 […]

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Jun
28

Joint Conference of Partial Confucius Institutes in Asia : 27th – 28th June

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 […]

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Jun
12

75th Anniversary of ‘Guththila Geethaya’ (ගුත්තිල ගීතය) – 12th June

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, […]

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May
18

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 […]

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Feb
23

Seminar on “Narrative Methods and Storytelling in Social Work Research.” – 23rd Feb.

The Department of Sociology organized the monthly seminar for the month of February, on  23rd February 2018 at 2.00 p.m. in the Seminar Room of the Department of Sociology.  At this seminar, Associate Prof. Mojca Urek, Faculty of Social Work, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, delivered a lecture on “Narrative Methods and Storytelling in Social Work Research”. Assoc. Prof Mojca Urek, Ph.D. […]

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