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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 undergraduates of the Departm
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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 included following six
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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 Action International &
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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 Main Library of the
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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 Studies, Ambedkar Un
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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 on 11th March 2016 at
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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), Prof. Aswini K. M
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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 Coperahewa, Directo
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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 Studies Unit, Universit
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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 which was held on 26th O