Delegation from the University of Zurich Visits UOC
Professor Benedikt Korf from the Department of Geography at the University of Zurich paid a courtesy visit to the University of Colombo on August 22, 2023. During his visit, Professor Benedikt had a discussion with the Vice Chancellor of the University, Senior Professor (Chair) H.D. Karunaratne, the Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Senior Professor Lasantha Manawadu, Senior Professor Neloufer De Mel, and Dr Pradeep Peiris.
Since 2014, under the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the two institutions, the University of Colombo and the Department of Geography at the University of Zurich have been engaged in various research and educational activities. Currently, Professor Neloufer De Mel and Dr Pradeep Peiris are involved in a study titled ‘Reversing the Gaze: Decolonizing Political Theory,’ which is led by Professor Benedikt.