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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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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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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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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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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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Relic Worship: History, Archaeology and Religion

Centre for Contemporary Indian Studies (CCIS), Pali and Buddhist Studies Unit/University of Colombo and Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and Strategic Studies Worship of the relics of t