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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
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Dissertation Presentations on Contemporary India

The Centre for Contemporary Indian Studies of the University of Colombo organized a half-day workshop on dissertation presentations for the final year undergraduates of the Department of International Relations
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Symposium – Anagarika Dharmapala and India – Sri Lanka Relations

In order to commemorate the 150th Birth Anniversary of Anagarika Dharmapala (1864-2014), a Sri Lankan Buddhist Revivalist and the Founder of Mahabodi Society, the Centre for Contemporary Indian Studies (CCIS) o
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CCIS Meeting for the UOC academics who have studied in Indian Universities

            The first meeting of the CCIS for the UOC academics who have studied in Indian Universities was held on the 1st August 2014 at 10.00 am in the CCIS Meeting Room. The ob
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Garlanding of the Bust of Rabindranath Tagore

Garlanding of the Bust of Rabindranath Tagore was organized by the CCIS to commemorate the 153rd Birth Anniversary of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore. The event took place on the 7th of May 2014 at the Main