Professor Liujin Yang of Honghe University, China visits University of Colombo
Professor Liujin Yang and Professor Qinghua Long from Honghe University, Yunnan Province, China, visited the University of Colombo on 13th December 2019 and shared their research in the Mang people of Bulang ethnic group. Senior Professor Premakumara de Silva, Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Dr. Ven Uduhawara Ananda, Head of the Department of Buddhism and Dr. Wimal Hewamanage, Senior Lecturer, welcomed Professor Yang and his team member. The Department of Buddhism hosted the Seminar. The Chinese Director and all teachers of the Confucius Institute participated in the activity. Professor Yang gave an academic speech titled as “The Chinese Government’s Policy on the Protection and Development of the Minority –A Case Study on the Development of the Mang People of the Bulang Ethnic Group “. The report and the following communication and discussion generated a mutual interest in the comparative research in the life and culture of the ethnic groups both in China and Sri Lanka. Professor Yang and Senior Professor Premakumara De Silva discussed the prospect of academic research collaboration with the assistance of the Confucius Institute at the University of Colombo.