Arts

Jan
21

Centenary Celebrations of Humanities and Social Sciences in Higher Education

The Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo celebrated 100 years of Humanities and Social Sciences education in Sri Lanka on the 21st of January 2021. The Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo, Senior Professor Chandrika Wijeyaratne and the former Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo, Emeritus Professor Lakshman Dissanayake graced the occasion. The […]

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Jan
14

Celebrating 100 Years of Faculty of Arts, Science, and University Library

CELEBRATING 100 YEARSofFACULTIES OF ARTS, SCIENCE AND UNIVERSITY LIBRARY FACULTY OF ARTS FACULTY OF SCIENCE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY EVENT HIGHLIGHTS Opening of The ILC Building - Faculty of Science Launching of The eMuseum - UCSC Keynote Speech by Mr. Krish Canegerathne Opening of The Exercise Lab, The DRC and The Board Room  - Faculty of Arts [...]
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Nov
24

International Research Symposium (DemARS 2020)

The First International Research Conference of the Department of Demography, University of Colombo took place virtually on the 24th of November 2020 via Zoom. This was also the inaugural international edition of the 7th Annual Research Symposium of the Department of Demography under the theme of "Population and Sustainable Development" with a number of national [...]
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Nov
22

Annual Conference on ‘International Relations & the Bystander Effect”

The First Annual Conference of the Department of International Relations (INCOIRe) was held during 21st -22nd November 2020. This year’s theme was ‘International Relations & the Bystander Effect’. The Conference began with the Department of International Relations’ a capella group ‘19-65 Chorus’ rendering of the national anthem. Dr. Maneesha Wanasinghe-Pasqual welcomed all to the Conference [...]
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Oct
04

Academic Staff Training Workshop – Confucius Institute

Aiming to build a high-level Confucius Institute of corresponding academic ability in addition to its Chinese language education, the Confucius Institute, University of Colombo (CIUC) initiated the first Academic Staff Training Workshop for CIUC and the Teaching staff from 2nd – 4th October 2020. The Dean, Faculty of Arts – Senior Professor Premakumara de Silva, […]

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Sep
29

Awarding Ceremony of the Certificate Course in Chinese Language

The certificate awarding ceremony of the ‘Certificate Course in Chinese Language 2018/2019’ of the Confucius Institute, University of Colombo (CIUC)was held on 29th September 2020 at the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Faculty of Arts. This is the first certificate awarding ceremony since 2018. The Dean, Faculty of Arts, Senior Professor Premakumara de Silva, the Deputy […]

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Sep
13

Call for Papers: Colombo Journal for Chinese Studies

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Sep
05

The Inauguration of the MA in Sinhala Programme – 2020/2021

The Inauguration of the MA in Sinhala 2020/2021 programme was held on 5th September 2020 at the M.B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Department of Sinhala. The Welcome address was delivered by Professor Sandagomi Coperahewa, Head | Department of Sinhala. A special lecture for the new intake was delivered by Professors Ven Agalakada Sirisumana. Emeritus Professors Kusuma Karunarthne, […]

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Aug
29

Post of Temporary Assistant Lecturer – Department of Demography

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Aug
28

Inauguration of MA in Buddhist Studies Program

Master of Arts in Buddhist Studies 2019/2020 program offered by the Department of Buddhist Studies, Faculty of Arts was inaugurated via zoom on 28th August 2020. Senior Professor Premakumara de Silva, Dean, Faculty of Arts attended as the Chief Guest and expressed his greetings for the Program and appreciated the Head of the Department’s contribution […]

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Aug
27

Launching Ceremony of the Collected Papers of Emeritus Professor Asanga Tilakaratne

The launching ceremony of the Collected Papers of Asanga Tilakaratne was held at Lotus Hall, BMICH, Colombo on 27th August 2020 at 4.00 pm onwards. In this great occasion, three volumes in Sinhala; Buddhist Philosophy and Ethics, Studies on Buddhist Modernity, and Buddhist Literature and Culture, and five volumes in English; Buddhist Philosophy, Buddhist Ethics, […]

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Aug
26

Second Donation of Anti-pandemic Supplies by the Bank of China Colombo Branch

On 26th August 2020, Bank of China again prepared 20,000 masks (10,000 for Faculty of Arts) and 20 thermometers for the University of Colombo (UoC) to prepare together with the University for the overall resumption of classes. Assistant Country Manager Yang Lixin handed over the materials to Senior Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne, Vice-Chancellor, University of […]

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Aug
14

Dean’s Lecture Series in Sinhala Medium – Faculty of Arts

The 4th lecture of the Dean’s Lecture series in Sinhala medium (ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ කොවිඩ් 19 හි බලපෑම පිළිබද මනෝවිද්‍යාත්මක අවබෝධය) was held on 14th August 2020 at 3.00 pm via zoom facility under the patronage of Senior Professor Premakumara de Silva, Dean – Faculty of Arts. Dr. Neil Fernando, Prof. Priyanjalie de Soyza, Dr. Kanthi […]

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Jul
24

Undergraduate Research Symposium 2020 – Faculty of Arts

The Faculty of Arts organised their 2nd Undergraduate Research Symposium – Humanities and Social Sciences 2020 on 24th July 2020 via zoom. It is the first attempt to host an undergraduate research symposium virtually in the University of Colombo and possibly in Sri Lanka. The Vice-Chancellor, University of Colombo, Senior Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne was […]

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Jun
04

One Square Piece of Paper- Endless Possibilities

Mindfulness practices are those which make us take the time and the space to be aware of what we are doing in ‘the moment’, with no judgement or expectations. All too often, especially in the current pandemic situation with its social distancing and lockdown regulations, we are barely aware of the days passing us by. [...]
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May
27

Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka donates 11000 medical masks

Dr. Wimal Hewamanage, Director (Sri Lanka) and Prof. Huang Wei, Director (China) of the Confucius Institute, University of Colombo received 11,000 medical masks from the Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka on behalf of the Vice-chancellor, Senior Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne on 27th May 2020. The Vice-chancellor stated that these masks are to be dispatched to […]

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