Posts by University of Colombo University of Colombo

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Wednesday,
20 Jun 2018
7:48 AM
CCIS Monthly Forum by Prof. K.K Saju from Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT)
Prof. K.K Saju, a Professor in Mechanical Engineering, Director of the International Relations and Academic Admissions, Coordinator of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre

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Tuesday,
08 May 2018
5:04 PM
Garlanding of the Bust of Rabindranath Tagor
To commemorate the 157th Birth Anniversary of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore,the Centre for Contemporary Indian Studies (CCIS) of the University of Colombo in collaboration with the Ind

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Thursday,
08 Feb 2018
10:35 AM
CCIS Monthly Forum by Prof. Mallika Kumar from SRCC, India
Prof. Mallika Kumar, an Associate Professor for Economics, the Head of Commerce at Sri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), the Coordinator for the International Programmes at SRCC and the Cultur

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Thursday,
28 Dec 2017
5:37 AM
Need to improve higher education links with India
The Centre for Contemporary Indian Studies, University of Colombo, Visiting Professor Prof. Mohamed Gulrez yesterday spoke of the need to further higher education ties between Sri Lanka and

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Friday,
22 Dec 2017
5:28 AM
Launch of the CCIS Monograph
Launch of the CCIS Monograph titled  Prospects of Cooperation in Higher Education and Capacity Building: A Case Study of India and Sri Lanka authored by Prof. Mohammad Gulrez, Visiting Sh

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Thursday,
12 Oct 2017
3:06 AM
Visit of Dr. Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, MP India to University of Colombo
Dr. Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, India visited the University of Colombo on 6th October 2017.  During his visit he met with Senior Prof. Lakshman Dissanayake, Vic

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Tuesday,
10 Oct 2017
11:02 AM
Workshop on Dissertation Presentations on Contemporary India
The Centre for Contemporary Indian Studies (CCIS) of the University of Colombo organized a half-day workshop on dissertation presentations for the final year undergraduates of the Department

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Monday,
04 Sep 2017
3:26 AM
Professor. Mohammad Gulrez, Visiting Short – term Chair | CCIS met with the Emeritus Prof. Jayadeva Uyangoda
Prof. Mohammad Gulrez, Visiting Short – term Chair | CCIS met with the Emeritus Prof. Jayadeva Uyangoda of University of Colombo at the Centre for Contemporary Indian Studies (CCIS) o

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Friday,
21 Jul 2017
2:00 AM
North Indian Influences on Sinhala Song and Poetry in Twentieth Century Sri Lanka
CCIS Monthly Forum on “North Indian Influences on Sinhala Song and Poetry in Twentieth Century Sri Lanka” was conducted by Dr. Garrett Field of School of Interdisciplinary Ar

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Wednesday,
19 Jul 2017
9:28 AM
Prof. Mohammad Gulrez
 Prof. Mohammad Gulrez Currently the Visiting Short – term Chair at the CCIS. Prof. Mohammad Gulrez is Professor & Former Chairman in the Department of West Asian Studies and Nort

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Monday,
08 May 2017
6:46 AM
Garlanding of the Bust of Rabindranath Tagore
To commemorate the 156th Birth Anniversary of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, on 8th May 2017, H. E. Mr. Taranjit Singh Sandhu, High Commissioner of India garlanded the bust of Rabindranath Tag

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Thursday,
04 May 2017
4:34 AM
To Commemorate the 156 th Birth Anniversary of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore
Centre for Contemporary Indian Studies | University of Colombo & Indian Cultural Centre, Colombo cordially invite you for the Garlanding of the Bust of Rabindranath Tagore on Monday, 8th

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Thursday,
16 Feb 2017
11:48 AM
CCIS Monthly Forum by Dr. Lopamudra Maitra Bajpai
Dr. Lopamudra Maitra Bajpai, Cultural Specialist, SAARC Cultural Centre, Colombo conducted a monthly forum on “Exploring an Essence of Intangible Cultural Heritage from Kolkata”

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Monday,
28 Nov 2016
5:16 AM
Constitution Day of India – 2016
University Colombo and CCIS appreciate His Excellency Mr. Y.K. Sinha’s Contribution To commemorate the Constitution Day of India  a lecture by Prof. Rohan Samarajiva was held on 25t

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Monday,
31 Oct 2016
9:34 AM
CCIS Monthly Forum by Mr. Tridivesh Singh Maini
Mr. Tridivesh Singh Maini, A New Delhi based Policy Analyst and Assistant Professor, the Jindal School of International Affairs, Sonepat, Haryana conducted a monthly forum on ” The Imp

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Thursday,
11 Aug 2016
7:51 AM
CCIS Guest Lecture by Dr Riaz Ahmad
Dr Riaz Ahmad, the Short-term Visiting Chair | CCIS conducted a guest lecture on “India after Independence: Politics and Political Parties” to the Final year undergraduates of th

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Monday,
08 Aug 2016
7:54 AM
International Seminar on “Revisiting Rabindranath Tagore’s Legacy”
The Centre for Contemporary Indian Studies (CCIS) of the University of Colombo in collaboration with the Indian Cultural Centre (ICC), Colombo organized the International Seminar on “R

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Monday,
11 Jul 2016
7:54 AM
CCIS Workshop by Prof Neil DeVotta
Professor Neil DeVotta, Associate Professor of Political Science, Wake Forest University, USA conducted a workshop on “Contemporary Politics of India” to the Final year undergrad

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Tuesday,
14 Jun 2016
5:54 AM
Delegation from Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), New Delhi
A delegation from the Ministry of Human Resource Development, New Delhi visited the Centre for Contemporary Indian Studies (CCIS) of the University of Colombo on 08th June 2016. The team inc

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Tuesday,
24 May 2016
5:19 AM
Delegation from Gandhi Peace Foundation ( National Youth Project), New Delhi
Dr. S.N. Subba Rao, the Founder Director of National Youth Project   (Gandhi Peace Foundation)  and his team from India together with Mr. Ravi Pratap Singh, Regional Director | Aide et Ac

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Monday,
09 May 2016
6:52 AM
Garlanding of the Bust of Rabindranath Tagore
To commemorate the 155th Birth Anniversary of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, on 6th May 2016, H. E. Mr. Y.K. Sinha, High Commissioner of India garlanded the bust of Rabindranath Tagore at the

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Thursday,
28 Apr 2016
10:00 AM
CCIS Guest Lecture by Professor Radha Chakravarty
CCIS Guest Lecture on “A Many Coloured World: Rabindranath Tagore and the Idea of Difference” by Professor Radha Chakravarty, Professor of Comparative Literature and Translation

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Tuesday,
15 Mar 2016
2:51 AM
CCIS Guest Lecture by Professor Wimal Dissanayake
A CCIS Guest Lecture on “Alternative Mappings: Three Indian Cultural Theorists” was conducted by Professor Wimal Dissanayake of Academy for Creative Media, University of Hawaii o

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Friday,
04 Mar 2016
7:09 AM
A High Level Delegation from ICCR visited University of Colombo
A High Level delegation from the Indian Centre for Cultural Relations (ICCR), New Delhi visited CCIS on 1st March 2016 at 12.00 pm. The team comprised of Ambassador Mrs.Veena Sikri  (Leader

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Friday,
12 Feb 2016
9:57 AM
Launch of the Volume “Anagarika Dharmapala and India – Sri Lanka Relations”
The Centre for Contemporary Indian Studies (CCIS) of the University of Colombo launched the volume titled Anagarika Dharmapala and India – Sri Lanka Relations edited by Prof. Sandagomi

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Tuesday,
01 Dec 2015
10:25 AM
Memorial Lecture – 126th Birth Anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru
Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Lecture on “Nehru and Buddhism: Approaches to Fundamental Human Problems” was delivered  by Professor Asanga Tilakaratne of the Pali & Buddhist Stu

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Friday,
30 Oct 2015
7:19 AM
HE Mr. Y.K. Sinha, attends the Inauguration Ceremony of the Annual Research Symposium – 2015
His Excellency Mr. Y. K. Sinha, the High Commissioner of India participated as the Chief Guest of the Inauguration Ceremony of the Annual Research Symposium of the University of Colombo whic

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Wednesday,
07 Oct 2015
6:06 AM
CCIS Guest Lecture – 146th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi
A CCIS Guest Lecture on the “Leadership Traits of Mahatma Gandhi for Transformational Change was conducted by Mrs. Shobhana Radhakrishna, Chief Functionary of the ‘Gandhian Forum for Goo

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Monday,
28 Sep 2015
4:36 AM
HE Mr.Y.K. Sinha, the High Commissioner of India attends the 4th Advisory Board Meeting of CCIS
His Excellency Mr. Y.K. Sinha, the High Commissioner of India participated in the 4th Advisory Board Meeting of the CCIS which was held on 23rd September 2015. The High Commissioner and the

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Monday,
03 Aug 2015
7:18 AM
Guest lecture on Prime Minister Hon. Narendra Modi’s Foreign Policy
“Mr. Arindam Bagchi/Deputy High Commissioner of India presented a  lecture on Prime Minister Hon. Narendra Modi’s Foreign Policy, to the Final year undergradguates of the depart
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