Tuesday, 23 October 2018

The Opening Ceremony of the Centre for Heritage Studies, University of Kelaniya

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The Opening Ceremony of the ‘Centre for Heritage Studies’ in order to carry out in-depth research into the heritage of Sri Lanka and overseas was successfully held on the 04th of October at the Staff Development Centre under the auspices of Prof. D.M. Semasinghe, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kelaniya.

Senior Prof. Anura Manatunga from the Department of Archeology is the Newly Appointed Director for the Center for Heritage Studies. Concurrently, the official website of the Center for Heritage Studies (http://units.kln.ac.lk/casn/) was also launched. Prof. Lakshman Senevirathne, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Patrick Ratnayake, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Prof. A.H.M.H. Abayarathne, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, academic staff members of the University, many undergraduates and other invitees participated in this occasion.

Prof. Sandagomi Coperahewa from the Department of Sinhala, University of Colombo conducted a detailed lecture on the National Heritages. While addressing the gathering on this occasion, Senior Prof. Anura Manatunga, the Director of the Center for Heritage Studies, further added that the main objectives of this Centre are to maintain a database of Heritages and to extend the scope of the knowledge.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 October 2017 09:39


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