Virtual Inauguration Ceremony of the BCIS Language Programmes of the BCIS for the Academic year 2021 was successfully held on January 30, 2021. H.E. Woonjin JEONG, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka graced this occasion as the Chief Guest. Dr. Minna
The first session of the Lecture, Question and Answer (LQA) series of the Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies (BCIS) for 2021 was on ‘Exploring Potential while Enhancing the Pakistan-Sri Lanka Bond’. Ms Sabah Aslam, Executive Director, Islamabad Institute of Conflict Resolution (IICR), Pakistan was the guest speaker. The LQA drew a large number of enthusiasts
The Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies (BCIS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Minna Thaheer as the Director of the Centre from January 2021. Dr. Minna Thaheer counts more than 15 years of professional engagement in humanitarian and development sectors while pursuing her academic and research interests. Her career to date mainly includes
NIGHT OF IDEAS 2021 at BCIS on 26 January 2021 at 6.00 p.m This event will take place physically, strictly adhering to all health guidelines against COVID-19. The event is free and accessible by registration. The discussion will also be live streamed on Facebook. The event is organized jointly with the Bandaranaike Centre for International
Dr. Malathi De Alwis was a distinguished member of the Faculty of the BCIS who taught in our Advanced Diploma in Transitional Justice programme. Dr. De Alwis will be remembered forever for her remarkable contribution.
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The first LQA for 2021 will be held on Wednesday, 13th January 2021 under the topic ‘Exploring potential while enhancing the Pakistan-Sri Lanka bond’ with Sabah Aslam, the Executive Director of the Islamabad Institute of Conflict Resolution in Pakistan, from 3.30 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. via zoom.
Postgraduate Diploma/Higher Diploma [Academic Year: 2016 (A)], First Semester Proper (PGD/HD Examination) EXAMINATION TIME TABLE (Tentative) Date Time Subject Venue 27th August 2016 (Saturday) 09:00a.m. – 12:00 noon Introduction to International Relations (Higher Diploma/PGD) BCIS
Congratulations BCIS & AFOK Dr. Harinda Vidanage, Director/ BCIS & Mr. Francis Cappe, Director /AFKO signed a MoU to recommence French language courses between the Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies and Alliance Française de Kotte on 07th December 2016 @ the BCIS.
Dr. Harinda Vidanage /Director BCIS was a panelist, and a moderator at the Colombo Air force Symposium 2016, organized by the SL Air force which was held on the 01st & 02nd December 2016. Mr. Nilanthan Niruthan ,visiting research associate, Lecturer/BCIS presented a paper on “Drone Warfare” at this symposium. The theme of the symposium
LQA – ‘Is Isolationism making a comeback? : US Foreign Policy 75 years after Pearl Harbour’ US Foreign Policy 75 years after Pearl Harbour MR. TISSA JAYATILAKA, Executive Director, US-Sri Lanka Fulbright Commission and MR. JAMES RUSSO, Public Affairs Officer, US Embassy in Sri Lanka meet at the next LQA at the BCIS Friday, 16