Annual Research Symposium 2015 – Department of Sinhala
The 5th Annual Research Symposium was held on 03rd November 2015 from 8.00 am onwards at M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Department of Sinhala- University of Colombo. The keynote was delivered by Senior Professor Raj Somadewa, Post Graduate Institute of Archeology, University of Kelaniya. The main theme of this symposium was “New Trends in Sinhala Literature, Language and Cultural Studies”. Selected Research papers were presented under four sessions as follows,
Language Studies 1: (Chairperson – Emeritus Professor J. B. Disanayaka)
Language Studies 2: (Chairperson – Professor Sandagomi Coperahewa)
Literature: (Chairperson – Emeritus Professor Rohini Paranavitana)
Cultural Studies: (Chairperson – Professor Ananda Thissa Kumara)
The 4th Annual Research Journal of the Department was also launched at the event.