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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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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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