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Guest Lecture on “The Strategies of Sinhala Literature for Superseding Indian Culture”

A CCIS Guest Lecture on “The Strategies of Sinhala Literature for Superseding Indian Culture -9th -16th Centuries was conducted by Professor Stephen Berkwitz , Head of the Department of Religious Studies, Sta
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Monthly Forum on Tagore and Rabindra Music

Centre for Contemporary Indian Studies of the University of Colombo organized its Monthly Forum on Tagore and Rabindra Music on the 4th of June 2015 at the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Department of Sinhala, Uni
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Commemorate the 154th Birth Anniversary of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore

To commemorate the 154th Birth Anniversary of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, H. E. Mr. Arindam Bagchi, Deputy High Commissioner of India, Colombo garland the bust of Tagore at the Main Library of the University o
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The Musician Dr. Ananda Gupta’s visit to the CCIS

Dr. Ananda Gupta and the group performed on the 27th March 2015 at the Launch of the Book One Hundred Years of Gitanjali. Dr. Ananda Gupta was born in UK and was brought up in Delhi and Calcutta. He now resides
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Launch of the Book “One Hundred Years of Gitanjali”

The Centre for Contemporary Indian Studies of the University of Colombo collaborating with the Indian Cultural Centre, Colombo launched the Book One Hundred Years of Gitanjali edited by Dr. Sandagomi Coperahewa
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Forum on Higher Educational Research Opportunities in India

The Centre for Contemporary Indian Studies (CCIS) conducted a forum on higher educational research opportunities in India for the young lecturers (permanent/temporary) of the University of Colombo on the 20th M
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The ICCR India Chair Lecture on “Political Economy of the Regime Change in India and Sri Lanka”

A Guest Lecture on Political Economy of Regime Change in India and Sri Lanka by a renowned Indian Scholar Prof. Ashwani K. Sharma was held on the 9th March 2015 at 3.00 pm at the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Fac
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Donation of Books to the CCIS Library

Upon her first visit to the CCIS, Ms. Rajashree Behera, the newly appointed Director of the Indian Cultural Centre, Colombo expressed her willingness to donate a few books to the CCIS library. Accordingly, the
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Visit of Prof. Abhijit Dasgupta

The CCIS decided to sponsor an Indian Scholar carrying a perspective towards India, to present his paper at the Faculty of Arts International Conference 2014, Revisiting Social Responsibility in Context of Cris
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Launch of the CCIS New Website

The Launch of the CCIS New Website was held on the 11th November 2014 at the CCIS premises of the University of Colombo. H. E. Mr. Arindam Bagchi, the Deputy High Commissioner of India graced the event as the C