Seminar

Apr
23

Opening of the New Building of the Department of Statistics

The New Building of the Department of Statistics was ceremonially opened on 23rd of April 2021 by the Chief Guest Senior Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Colombo, Guest of Honour Emeritus Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Colombo, Mr. S. R. Attygalle, Secretary to the Treasury, Ministry of […]

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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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Oct
24

Post-war Tamil Politics in Sri Lanka: Sovereignty, Nationalism and the problem of peace

The Department of Sociology organized the monthly seminar for the month of October, on Thursday 24th October 2019 from 3.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m. in the SPARC Conference Room. At this seminar, Dr. Bart Klem delivered the lecture on “Post-war Tamil Politics in Sri Lanka: Sovereignty, Nationalism and the problem of peace”. The speaker is […]

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