Arts & Culture

Jul
04

75th Anniversary of Gamperaliya Novel (1944 – 2019)

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 […]

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Jul
02

Book Launch “Bio-piracy’s Forgotten Victims: Lessons from Sri Lanka”

Professor Naazima Kamardeen, attached to the Department of Commercial Law in the Faculty of Law, launched her books titled “Bio-piracy’s Forgotten Victims: Lessons from Sri Lanka” and the Sinhala translation of “Global Trade and Sri Lanka: Which Way Forward?” at the University of Colombo on the 2nd July 2019, amidst a large and distinguished gathering […]

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Mar
30

Sinhala & Tamil New Year Festival 2019

University of Colombo celebrated the Sinhala & Tamil New Year Festival 2019 at the University Ground premises on 30th of March 2019. Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, the Vice Chancellor presided over the event as the Chief Guest. View more photos on Facebook

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Mar
14

අසෙනිය කුසුම් “Aseniya Kusum” – Talent Show

“Aseniya Kusum” the variety entertainment show of the university staff is an event organized by the Arts Council of the University of Colombo. This year it was staged on 14th March 2019 at the New Arts Theatre. All items were performed by the academic, administrative and the supportive staff of the University and the performances […]

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Jan
23

15th South Asian Economics Students’ Meet (SAESM)

SAESM is one of the unique platforms which provides young economists in the South Asian region to share their research findings and to present them to a wider audience. The Department of Economics University of Colombo was the chief organizer of this year’s event which was held between 21st of January to 23rd of January […]

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Jan
19

Guest Lecture on “Arabic Language in the Business World”

The Arabic and Islamic Civilization Unit has organized a guest lecture on “Arabic language in the business world” on 19th January 2019 from 11.00 am to 1.00 pm at the Board Room, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo. The lecture was delivered by Assistant Professor Shuhaib Alam – Jamia Millia University, New Delhi, Editor in Arabic/ Encyclopedia on Hajj and […]

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Dec
07

Annual Christmas Carols 2018 – Faculty of Medicine

The Annual Christmas Carols of the Faculty of Medicine, Colombo dates back to many decades and takes the topmost place in the calendar of the Catholic Medical Students’ Society (CMSS). It is held with the purpose of glorifying in the birth of Christ, with the participation of students of all religions signifying the strength of […]

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Nov
28

The launch of “ආසම පාට දම් පාට”- A Poetic book

The launch of “ආසම පාට දම් පාට”- a poetic book, written by Mr. Susith Nimantha Siriwardena – final year undergraduate following the Special Degree in Sociology, was held on 28th November 2018, at 2.30 pm in the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Faculty of Arts. Professor Premakumara de Silva, Dean – Faculty of Arts, graced this occasion and the book was […]

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