Arts

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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May
19

Embracing the truth of Dhamma to rise above the COVID catastrophe

As the entire world is clouded by the COVID-19 fright, Vesak full moon poya falling on May 7 brings a beacon of hope to Buddhists all over the world beckoning them all to revisit the timeless truth of Lord Buddha's words transcending ethnic and religious differences, that 'every human being is the author of his [...]
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Mar
06

Guest Lecture on “Conceptualizing Political Order in Ancient Europe and Asia”

The Department of Political Science & Public Policy organized a guest lecture on “Conceptualizing Political Order in Ancient Europe and Asia” on 6th March 2020 at the Auditorium of the Department of Political Science, Faculty of Arts. Dr. Christoph Poetsch from the University of Heidelberg delivered this lecture and brought the conceptual similarity of Plato […]

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Mar
04

Bob Marley, Music and Youth

University is not a mere place to engage in teaching and learning and offering a degree certificate. University must be a dynamic and reflective community which must promote the arts, leadership, multiculturalism, humanity, and personality of its all members. While a university creates and protects the classical arts through critical creations, it must be able […]

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Jan
26

Students from Department of Economics thrive at SAESM

Economics undergraduates have secured five (05) awards out of ten (10) research themes at the SAESM 2020 held in Kathmandu, Nepal. Out of five (05) winners, four (04) are from the Department of Economics, University of Colombo. South Asia Economics Students Meet (SAESM) is an annual event for undergraduates studying Economics in Seven (07) South […]

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Jan
16

Dean’s Lecture Series – Faculty of Arts

Under the patronage and guidance of Senior Professor Premakumara de Silva, Dean Faculty of Arts, and in collaboration with the Centre for Disability Research Education and Practice (CEDREP)- Faculty of Arts, the sixth lecture on the Dean’s Lecture Series of the Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo was organised to be delivered by Prof Tom […]

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Jan
14

Closing Ceremony of the First Vocational Chinese Training Program

The closing ceremony of the first Vocational Chinese Training Program conducted by the Confucius Institute, University of Colombo, in Sri Lankan Customs was held on 14th January 2020, at the Wonder Hotel in Colombo. Dean of Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo, Senior Professor Premakumara de Silva, Deputy Director of Sri Lankan Customs, M.S.A. Hassan, […]

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