Meetings, Guest Lectures, Interviews and Discussions conducted by Prof. Ashwani K. Sharma Visiting Chair/CCIS

♦ 6th Feb. 2015- Meeting with Prof. Nayani Melagoda/Head, Department of International Relations, UOC

14th Feb. 2015 onwards – Serving as a Visiting Professor for the academic year 2015-2016 in the Master of Arts in International Relations

7th March onwards – Serving as a Visiting Professor for the Certificate Course in International Relations Programme conducted by the Department of International Relations, UOC.

9th March 2015 – Conducted the ICCR India Chair  Lecture on “Political Economy of the Regime Change in India and Sri Lanka” at the M.B. Ariyapala Auditorium, UOC

11th March 2015 – Meeting with the Actg. Vice Chancellor, UOC.

20th March 2015 – Contributed as the Resource Person for the CCIS Forum for Higher Educational Research Opportunities in India.

26th March 2015 – Interview with the Daily News Features on ‘India, Lanka ties moving in positive direction’ – http://www.dailynews.lk/?q=features/india-lanka-ties-moving-positive-direction

5th May 2015 – Interview with the Island Newspaper on “War crimes, accountability and manipulation of int’l organizations” and “A post-war Indian perspective-Part I” – http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=124152 and http://island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=123779

♦ 16th May 2015 – Conducted a Guest Lecture on “India-Sri Lanka Relations” at the Bandaranaike International Diplomatic Training Institute (BIDTI), Colombo.

24th May 2015 – Interview with Sunday Observer titled “Course correction” http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2015/05/24/fea07.asp and front page story titled “Indian don dismisses RAW involvement in regime change” – http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2015/05/24/new02.asp

28th May 2015- Delivered a Guest Lecture on “Indo-Pak Relations and Impact on Neighbors” at the Defense Services Command and Staff College, Sapugaskanda.

11th June 2015 – Conducted a Guest Lecture on “India’s Role in South Asia” at the Bandaranaike International Diplomatic Training Institute (BIDTI), Colombo.

Discussions and Research Supervisions of the MA-IR Students of the University of Colombo