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Mar
12

Ambassador of Maldives to Sri Lanka visits University of Colombo

His Excellency Mr. Omar Abdul Razzak, The Ambassador of the Republic of Maldives visited University of Colombo on 12th of march 2020 and met Senior Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne, the Vice-Chancellor of University of Colombo. During the meeting, both Professor Wijeyaratne and the H. E. the ambassador discussed potential avenues of cooperation between University of […]

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Feb
20

discussion on radicalization and stigma

Under the guidance of the Vice-Chancellor, University of Colombo, Dr. M. Mahees, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts, organized an open house discussion on some issues that disrupt university life. The discussion was held at the Senate Hall on the 20th of February 2020 from 2.00 pm onwards. The participants represented all the faculties of […]

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Feb
12

Visit from Uppsala University, Sweden

Senior Professor Peter Wallensteen visited University of Colombo on 07.02.2020 and met Senior Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne, the Vice-Chancellor. Professor Wallensteen is attached to the Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University and is a world-renowned specialist on the United Nations and Peace Studies. He also a Professor Emeritus, University of Notre Dame, Netherlands […]

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Jan
24
Jan
16

Vice President University of Tokyo visits University of Colombo

Professor Hiroaki Aihara, the Vice President of University of Tokyo Japan visited University of Colombo on 16.01.2020 and met Senior Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne; the Vice-Chancellor of University of Colombo. During the meeting held at the Vice Chancellor’s office both Professor Aihara and Professor Wijeyaratne discussed about the possible avenues of cooperation between the two […]

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Jan
13

Bangladesh High Commissioner visits University of Colombo

His Excellency Mr. M. Riaz Hamidullah, the High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Sri Lanka visited University of Colombo on 13.01.2020 accompanied by two officials from the High Commission. The High Commissioner met Senior Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne; the Vice-Chancellor of University of Colombo, Dr. Maneesha Wanasinghe Pasquale; the Head, Department of International Relations, Dr. Sashika […]

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Dec
16

Delegation from Southwest Minzu University

A delegation led by Professor Deng Kangyun; Dean School of Pharmacy, Southwest Minzu University, China visited University of Colombo on 16th December 2019. Professor Deng was accompanied by Professor Du Wenzhong; Dean School of Law, Professor LIU YONG; Dean School of Tibetology, Professor Gong Min; Dean, School of Literature and Journalism, Ms. Zhi Lingyan; Division […]

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Dec
10

Vice Rector of University of Warsaw, Poland visits University of Colombo

A delegation led by Vice-Rector Professor Maciej Duszczyk, University of Warsaw, Poland visited University of Colombo on 10th December 2019. Professor Danuta Stasik; Head of South Asia Studies, Faculty of Oriental Studies and Professor Agata Bareja Starzynska; Head of Inner Asia Department, Faculty of Oriental Studies accompanied the Vice-Rector for the visit. On behalf of […]

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Dec
09

University of Colombo and Saitama University, Japan strengthen the ties

Professor Takeshi Fujino, Department of Environmental Science and Technology, Graduate School of Science and Engineering Saitama University, Japan visited University of Colombo on 09.12.2019 and met Professor KRR Mahanama; the acting Vice-Chancellor, University of Colombo, Senior Professor Sumedha Jayanetti; Dean, Faculty of Technology, Professor Ranjana Piyadasa; Head-Department of Environmental Technology and Dr. Sashika Manoratne; Director, […]

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Nov
20

Delegation from Robert Koch Institute visits University of Colombo

A delegation led by the Head of the division of highly pathogenic viruses at the Center for Biological Threats and Special Pathogens (ZBS) at Robert Koch-Institute, Germany, Professor Andreas Nitsche visited University of Colombo on 20th of November. Dr. Janine Michel, Ms. Juliane Fraissinet, Ms. Beate Becker-Ziaja, Ms. Franziska Schwarz and Ms. Caroline Eberle representing […]

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