Seminar Series 2012

The Department of Sociology, University of Colombo has relaunched its seminar series for 2012. Eminent scholars from various disciplines will be making presentations throughout the year 2012. The first lecture was delivered by Dr. Harshana Rambukwella, Senior Lecturer, Postgraduate Institute of English, The Open University on the 9th of February 2012. The title of his talk was “The Problem of History: Some thoughts on the post-secularist critique of history in Sri Lanka”.   His presentation was a critical analysis of three essays written on the historical formation of a Sri Lankan identity. The gathering represented various disciplines and the lecture concluded with a very thought-provoking discussion.

Up coming Seminar:

  • Maintaining the boundaries of a "transnational" state. The state, NGOs and bureaucratic practice in Sri Lanka ” by Dr. Harini Amarasuriya (Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the Department of Social Studies, at the Open University of Sri Lanka) on 10th of May 2012 at 3.30 p.m. - Seminar Room of the Department of Sociology.

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