Arts

Jun
10

Moral Panics and Migrants: Rethinking Unemployment Insecurities

The Department of Sociology organized the monthly seminar for the month of June, on 10th June 2019 from 3.00 p.m. – 4.30 p.m. in the Seminar Room of the Department of Sociology.  At this seminar,  Professor Rafal Smoczynski delivered the lecture on “Moral Panics and Migrants: Rethinking Unemployment Insecurities”. Professor Rafal Smoczynski, an Associate professor at Institute of Philosophy […]

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May
10

Extension and Postgraduate Programme Review Workshop – Faculty of Arts

The Extension and Postgraduate Programme Review Workshop 2019 was held under the patronage of Senior Professor Premakumara De Silva, Dean – Faculty of Arts, on 9th – 10th May 2019, in the Faculty of Arts premises. Professor Vipula B. Yapa, Director, Internal Quality Assurance Unit, University of Colombo  and Professor Prasad Sethunga, Director, Internal Quality […]

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Mar
30

Inauguration Ceremony of the Diploma in Sinhala

The Inauguration Ceremony of the Diploma in Sinhala programme (8th batch) was held on 30th March 2019 at the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Department of Sinhala. Senior Professor Premakumara De Silva, Dean – Faculty of Arts, chaired the inauguration ceremony and the welcome address was delivered by Professor Sandagomi Coperahewa, Head – Department of Sinhala. […]

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Mar
28

75th Death Anniversary Seminar on Munidasa Cumaratunga

To Commemorate the 75th Death Anniversary of Munidasa Cumaratunga, eminent scholar, grammarian, writer, poet and journalist of the 20th Century Sri Lanka, the Department of Sinhala organized a seminar on 28th March 2019 at the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium. The Most Venerable Balangoda Sobitha Nahimi Thero, The Principal of the Vidyoddaya Pirivena and the Chief […]

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Mar
23

Inauguration Ceremony of Master of Arts in Sinhala

The Inauguration Ceremony of the Master of Arts Sinhala 2019/19 programme was held on 23rd March 2019 at the M.B. Ariyapala Auditorium. Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo presided over the function as the Chief Guest and also delivered the Keynote Address.  Senior Professor Premakumara De Silva, Dean, Faculty of […]

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Mar
19

CVCD Excellence Award 2018

The Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Directors (CVCD) Excellence Awards Ceremony 2018 was held at the President’s House, Colombo on 19th of March 2019. Senior Professor Premakumara de Silva – Dean, Faculty of Arts was awarded for the most outstanding senior researcher in the field of social sciences, humanities and aesthetic. Senior Professor Pujitha Wickramasinghe – […]

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Mar
12

Undergraduate Research Symposium 2019, Faculty of Arts

The first Undergraduate Research Symposium of the Faculty of Arts was held on 12th March 2019. Final year B. A. (Hons) Degree students of the Faculty of Arts presented 59 research abstracts in the technical sessions. The abstracts were based on original research work and all accepted abstracts were published in the Proceedings of the […]

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Mar
08

Dean’s Lecture Series –III, Faculty of Arts

The 3rd lecture of the of “Dean’s Lecture Series‘ was held on 08th March 2019, from 3.00 pm onwards at the Board Room, Faculty of Arts. The topic of the lecture was “The Ambiguity of Voice: the role of ‘storeytelling’. This was a talk by Sarah Kabir based on her book ‘Voices of Peace’ (2018), […]

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Mar
01

Regional Workshop on External Vulnerabilities in South Asia

As the “Asian Century” unfolds South Asia is expecting to be a major player in driving the future growth. Despite the vast diversity in the region including cultural and economic differences, collaborative actions are required for effective management of future challenges. As the economic growth rates get accelerated; the region’s exposure to external vulnerabilities also […]

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Feb
28

Workshop on “Writing Research Abstracts”, Faculty of Arts

A workshop on ‘Writing Research Abstracts’ was held on 28th February 2019 at the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Department of Sinhala. The workshop was a preliminary step to the first Undergraduate Research Symposium, to be held on 12th March 2019. The purpose of the workshop was to give an understanding of how to write a coherent and well-structured […]

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Feb
16

Certificate Awarding Ceremony, Department of Buddhist Studies

The Department of Buddhist Studies, organized a Certificate Awarding Ceremony for the students who have passed the certificate Course in Introduction to Buddhist Studies (2018) and also to welcome the new batch of students (2019), on 16th February 2019 in the Economics Auditorium, Faculty of Arts. The Vice-chancellor Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Emeritus Professor Buddhist […]

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Feb
16

Inauguration and certificate awarding ceremony of the Certificate Course in Politics and Governance (CCPG)

The Inauguration and Certificate awarding ceremony of the Certificate Course in Politics and Governance conducted by Department of Political Science & Public Policy was held on the 16th of February 2019 at 9.30 a.m. at the Political Science Auditorium, Department of Political Science and Public Policy. Certificates were awarded to the participants of the 6th batch, who successfully […]

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Feb
14

Monthly Seminar, Department of Sociology

The Department of Sociology organized the monthly seminar for the month of February, on Thursday 14th February 2019 from 2.00 p.m. – 3.30 p.m. in the Seminar Room of the Department of Sociology. At this seminar, Dr. Tharindi Udalagama delivered the lecture on “That’s not Love but Greed!: Perspectives on Love and Sex after Marriage”. […]

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Feb
11

Human Library

The Library in collaboration with the Faculty of Arts organized a Human Library project for the newcomers on 11th February 2019 at the Main Library. This was held as a part of the orientation programme at the Faculty of Arts. The number of subject experts shared their knowledge and experience with students.

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Feb
07

Inauguration of the Orientation Programme – Faculty of Arts

The Inauguration ceremony of the Orientation Programme for new entrants (2018/2019) to the Faculty of Arts, was held on 07th February 2019.  The Vice-Chancellor, Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Dean-Faculty of Arts Senior Professor Premakumara de Silva were presided over the ceremony. This programme is to be continued up to 14th February with various events.  

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