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Sep
09

Asian Universities Alliance (AUA) Lecture Series 2021: The University of Colombo’s Session

The University of Colombo hosted a session titled "The Impact of Covid 19 Health Crisis on Service Sector Development in Sri Lanka: Challenges and Opportunities" at the AUA Lecture Series 2021 for young Asian economists on 9th September 2021. The session consisted of two parts. Session A: a virtual lecture on the abovestated title was [...]
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Aug
23

FIDE Online Chess Olympiad 2021 & Asian University Chess Championship 2021

Mr. Minul Sanjula Doluweera Faculty of Medicine Ms. Yasasmi Umarusiru Gamage Faculty of Arts The UoC is proud of our own students who will represent our country at the FIDE Online Chess Olympiad 2021, conducted by the International Chess Federation (FIDE), between 14th August and 15th September 2021. With more than 160 countries participating this [...]
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May
21

Local Chinese Teachers’ Training in Sri Lanka

The Confucius Institute, University of Colombo together with the National Institute of Education successfully conducted the “Local Chinese Teachers’ Training in Sri Lanka 2021” on 20th – 21st May 2021. This event was carried out in the form of online via zoom platform. Fifty-three Chinese teachers from various schools across Sri Lanka participated in this […]

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May
20

Webinar on Climate Change and its impact on Sri Lanka

Department of Geography organized a webinar on Climate Change and Its Impact on 20th May 2021. Mr. Sarath Premalal, – former Director General, Meteorological Department, Sri Lanka, Dr. Senaka Basnayake – Director, Climate Resilience Unit, Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre, Bangkok, Dr. B. V. R. Punyawardhane – former Director, Meteorology Division, Natural Resource Management Centre, Peradeniya, […]

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Apr
09

‘Aluth Awurudu’ Festival – Faculty of Arts

The ‘Aluth Awurudu Festival’ organized by the Faculty of Arts and the Department of Geography under the patronage of the Dean, Faculty of Arts – Senior Professor Lasantha Manawadu, was held on 09th April 2021 at the Faculty of Arts premises. The Vice-Chancellor, University of Colombo – Senior Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne, was the Chief […]

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Mar
14

Research Ethics in Surveys – Postgraduate Seminar 4

The focus of this seminar was on ethical concerns related to the analysis and interpretation of survey results, an area that is infrequently discussed. Our sole panelist was Senior Professor Athula Ranasinghe, Department of Economics, with Dr Kaushalya Perera, Director of Postgraduate Studies chairing the discussion after the presentation. This is the fourth in the […]

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Feb
27

Research Ethics in Surveys, Postgraduate Seminar 3 – Faculty of Arts

This seminar focused on the ethical concerns related to a very common data collection method – surveys. Panellists Prof. Amala de Silva (Department of Economics) and Prof. Sunethra Perera (Chair, ERC and faculty member, Department of Demography) spoke on this, and the discussion was moderated by Dr. Kaushalya Perera (Director of Postgraduate Studies). This is the [...]
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Feb
20

Inauguration Ceremony of the Certificate Courses in Chinese Language 2021

The inauguration ceremony of the Chinese Language Certificate Course was held on the 20th of February 2021 with the participation of Senior Professor Lasantha Manawadu, Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo from 2.30 p.m. onwards via Zoom. Senior Prof. Lasanatha Manawadu, Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo expressed his gratitude to the Sri […]

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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
21

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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