Launch of Professor Siri Hettige’s Latest Publication ‘Towards a Sane Society’
The launch of Professor Siri Hettige’s latest publication entitled ‘Towards a Sane Society’, held on the 13th of October 2015 at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute was a memorable success. This publication is a collection of articles dealing with contemporary global and local issues contributed by Professor Siri Hettige to the Daily Mirror from mid 2013 to mid 2014.
This event was organized in collaboration with the University of Colombo. Hon. Karu Jayasuriya, Speaker of Parliament of Sri Lanka was invited as the Chief Guest and Prof. Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice Chancellor of University of Colombo, graced the occasion as the Guest of Honor. Dr. Michael Fernando, former Head of the Department of Fine Arts, University of Peradeniya and Prof. S. Colombage, former Professor of Economics, Open University of Sri Lanka, presented important insights on the publication at the event. This event was graced by many academic and non academic members of local universities, government officials, representatives of embassies, UN, NGOs and also Alumni members of the Department of Sociology, University of Colombo.