Annual Research Symposium 2014 – Department of Sinhala
The annual Research Symposium 2014 of the Department of Sinhala, University of Colombo was successfully held on 17th October 2014 at M.B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Department of Sinhala. The inauguration ceremony commenced at 9.00 a.m. with the presence of the Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo. The symposium was organized in three sessions Literature Studies, Cultural Studies and Language Studies and 4 research papers were presented in each session. The literature Studies session was chaired by Emeritus Professor Kusuma Karunaratna, Cultural Studies by Professor Ananda Thissa Kumara and Language Studies by Emeritus Professor J.B. Dissanayake. Dr. Liyanage Amarakirthi, Department of Sinhala, University of Peradeniya was the keynote speaker. The 3rd annual Research Journal of the Department, edited by Ms Kalyani Wijesundara and Manori Bandaragodage was also launched at the event.