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 of Arts.
Dean – Faculty of Arts, Senior Professor Premakumara de Silva delivered the welcome address and the Vice-Chancellor , University of Colombo Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake also address the gathering at the inaugural session. The keynote address was delivered by Professor Asanga Thilakaratne, former Senior and Chair Professor of Pali and Buddhist Studies and founder, Head – Department of Buddhist Studies, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.