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Jul
10

A report on the Law Goes Green 2020 Panel Discussion

The Faculty of Law has been spear heading many endeavours in the field of law and has been conscious of its role as an institution which sets examples. ‘Law Goes Green’ is one such attempt where the Faculty aimed to create awareness and instil the sense of responsibility towards one’s environment in their own undergraduates. […]

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Jun
30

AADL Movie Chat

Association for Aesthetic Dimensions of Law, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo (AADL) was indeed happy to host its first Zoom discussion forum on 30 June 2020 with Guest Speaker, Dr. Lakshmi Damayanthi Bulathsinghala who joined us from New York, USA despite all the work she had. We heartily appreciate her presence at the discussion. […]

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May
29

Online short course – International Climate Change Law and Policy, University of Newcastle, Australia

The Newcastle Law School is offering a free online course on International Climate Change Law and Policy, coordinated by Dr. Elena Aydos (Newcastle Law School, UON), Dr. Sven Rudolph (Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Kyoto University) and Professor Christopher Kellett (School of Electrical Engineering and Computing, UON). This course will equip students with the […]

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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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Feb
28

Inauguration Ceremony of ACHRML – 2020

The inauguration ceremony of the Advanced Certificate in Human Resource Management Law offered by the Department of Private and Comparative Law was held on 28th February 2020 at the Board Room of the Faculty of Law. This course has been designed to provide knowledge in concepts, theories and legal principles of Human Resource Management Law […]

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Jan
29

10th Anniversary Celebration of the Department of Public & International Law

The 10th Anniversary of the Department of Public & International Law and the PIL Day was celebrated by the Department on 29th January 2020. In fact, we would have celebrated the Day on 10th December 2019 since it was ten years ago on this same day the Department was established. Unfortunate events have intervened and […]

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Nov
29

Annual Research Symposium 2019 Faculty of Law

The Inauguration Ceremony of the Annual Research Symposium 2019 of the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo was held on 29 November 2019 at the College House Auditorium of the University of Colombo under the theme “Health and Well – being: The Law’s Response”. The Chief Guest of the Ceremony was Hon. Justice Prasanna Jayawardena, […]

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Jul
27

Launch of the Colombo Law Review 2018

The 13th Volume of the Colombo Law Review was launched on the 27th July 2019. The journal which is one of the two key annual academic publications of the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo was published by the Department of Private and Comparative Law. The Colombo Law Review, a peer-reviewed journal, compiles scholarly contributions […]

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Jul
17

Professor Segarajasingham Receives ‘The Best Professor in Commercial Law Studies’ Award

Professor Shanthi Segarajasingham, Senior Lecturer, Department of Commercial Law, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo was awarded The Sri Lanka Education Leadership Award 2019 for “The Best Professor in Commercial Law Studies”. The Certificate was endorsed by the World Federation of Academics and Educational Institutions. The Award ceremony was held on 17th July 2019 at […]

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Jul
02

Book Launch “Bio-piracy’s Forgotten Victims: Lessons from Sri Lanka”

Professor Naazima Kamardeen, attached to the Department of Commercial Law in the Faculty of Law, launched her books titled “Bio-piracy’s Forgotten Victims: Lessons from Sri Lanka” and the Sinhala translation of “Global Trade and Sri Lanka: Which Way Forward?” at the University of Colombo on the 2nd July 2019, amidst a large and distinguished gathering […]

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Jun
15

Academic writing skills workshop – CSHR

An academic writing skills workshop was organised by the Centre for the Study of Human Rights for students of the Master of Human Rights Programme and staff of the CSHR & Faculty of Law, on 14 & 15 June 2019. Academic writing entails more than just good writing skills. It is a combination of reading […]

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May
11

Ms Achalie Kumarage receives Colin B. Picker Prize by the Younger Comparativists Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law

Ms. Achalie Kumarage, Lecturer at Department of Private and Comparative Law of the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo was awarded the ‘Colin B. Picker Prize’ by the Younger Comparativists Committee of the American Society of Comparaive Law. The prize was awarded to her paper themed ‘Oversimplifying Legal Realities: Gender Indicators and Aspiring Law Reforms […]

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Mar
19

Consumer Rights Day 2019

The Department of Commercial Law observed the World Consumer Rights Day on 19th March 2019. It was with a focus on ‘The Regulation of Food in Sri Lanka’. Retired Supreme Court Judge Justice Saleem Marsoof was the Guest of Honour. There were presentations by Mrs. Shakila Weerasinghe, Asst Director Competition Compliance of Consumer Affairs Authority […]

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Jan
18

Thai Pongal Festival Celebration 2019

Thai Pongal Festival Celebration in 2019, organised by the students of the Faculty of Law was held on 18th January 2019 at the Faculty premises.

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Dec
05

Panel Discussion on Marriage Law Reforms in Sri Lanka

The Family Law Course Team of the Department of Private and Comparative Law organized a panel discussion themed “Reforming the Law related to Marriage in Sri Lanka: Attempts and Prospects” on 5th December 2018 at the Faculty of Law. The panel consisted of Professor Sharya Scharenguivel, Mr. Thishya Weragoda (Attorney-at-Law), Ms. Safana Gul Begum (Attorney-at-Law), […]

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Dec
04

Henry Dunant Memorial Moot (Regional Rounds) 2018

The Regional rounds of the Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition were held from the 4th to 6th December 2018, at Tehran, Iran, with the participation of 10 teams from India, Nepal, Iran, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The Faculty of Law University of Colombo was represented by Ms. Shelani Palihawadana, Ms. Prashanthi Vignanantha, and Ms. […]

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