• Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies (BCIS)

  • " Established under the S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike National Memorial Foundation "

Cultural Cross Currents (CCC) on ‘A Conversation on Science Fiction in Sri Lanka’

Cultural Cross Currents (CCC) on ‘A Conversation on Science Fiction in Sri Lanka’ by Mr. Theena Kumaragurunathan, Award Winning Author and
Mr. Sandun Seneviratne, Founder/ Managing Director of Synhedrion Studiowill be held on Tuesday, 03rd October 2017 at 5.00 pm at the BCIS.


Inauguration of International Relations Courses


“Towards a Sri Lankan Cyber Strategy

Dr. Harinda Vidanage, Director/BCIS expresses his views on “Towards a Sri Lankan Cyber Strategy” in “StratSight” column in Daily Mirror on Monday,05th March 2018.

http://www.dailymirror.lk/article/Towards-a-Sri-Lankan-Cyber-Strategy-146747.html


An LQA to mark International Women’s Day

An LQA to mark International Women’s Day will be held on Wednesday, 07th March 2018 from 3.30pm to 5.00pm at the BCIS under the theme “Breaking the Glass Ceiling”

Ms Ritsu Nacken, Representative of UNFPA in Sri Lanka and Ms Sonali Wijeratne, Director General of Commerce, Department of Commerce of Sri Lanka will be the panelists.


LQA on Statelessness organized by the BCIS in collaboration with the UNHCR

Special LQA on Statelessness organized by the BCIS in collaboration with the UNHCR will be held on Wednesday, 21st February 2018 from 3.30pm onwards at the BCIS.

Free registration via george@local11/bcis_new


BCIS Signature seminar on 1948 Independence:What then and now for Sr Lanka and South Asia

BCIS Signature seminar on 1948 Independence:What then and now for Sr Lanka and South Asia on 22nd February 2018 at the BCIS.


Applications are now invited for the International Relations programmes for the academic year 2018 (A)

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LQA on “The Future of Science Diplomacy”

LQA on “The Future of Science Diplomacy”
Tuesday, 24th October 2017
from 3.30pm to 5.00pm at the BCIS
Register via george@local11/bcis_new


EMERGING SCHOLARS SYMPOSIUM 2017!!! Empowering Thinkers of Tomorrow 12th Oct 2017 ..


The Inauguration Ceremony of the Academic Programmes in International Relations

The Inauguration Ceremony of the Academic Programmes in International Relations offered by the Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies (BCIS) was held on Saturday, 09th September 2017 from 09:30a.m. to 11:30a.m. at the BCIS Auditorium.


Dr. Harinda Vidanage, Director,Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies chaired a session at the Colombo Defense Seminar

Dr. Harinda Vidanage, Director,Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies chaired a session at the Colombo Defense Seminar which was held as a two day forum at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) on 28 and 29 August 2017.


The BCIS Research Staff had a round table discussion with Mr. Sadanand Dhume, Research Fellow, American Enterprise Institute

The BCIS Research Staff had a round table discussion with Mr. Sadanand Dhume, Research Fellow, American Enterprise Institute, Journalist for Wall Street Journal on Saturday, 02nd September 2017 to discuss about ‘US’s Foreign Policy towards Afghanistan’.


LQA – iPhone@10 – From Cyber Politics to Cyber Activism

14th September 2017
3.30pm to 5.00pm – BCIS
Free registration via george@local11/bcis_new
Dr Harinda Vidanage, Director, Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies (BCIS)


BCIS THINKERS SERIES Dr Harshana Rambukwella, Director, Postgraduate Institute of English (PGIE), Open University of Sri Lanka

BCIS THINKERS SERIES
Dr Harshana Rambukwella, Director, Postgraduate Institute of English (PGIE), Open University of Sri Lanka
will be speaking on
EDWARD SAID AND CRITICAL HUMANISM
Thursday, 07 September 2017


Seminar on Blue Economy: Prospects and Challenges for Sri Lanka

Seminar on Blue Economy: Prospects and Challenges for Sri Lanka organised by the BandaranaikeCentre for International Studies (BCIS) will be held on Thursday, 31st August 2017 from 8.30 a.m – 1.00 p.m at the BCIS Auditorium


Applications are now invited for International Relations courses


Diploma in Human Rights


CULTURAL CROSS CURRENTS (CCC)

The Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies (BCIS) launched it’s latest series CULTURAL CROSS CURRENTS (CCC) on 08 August 2017 with veteran thespian Indu Dharmasena!!


Research paper on Key Actors in agenda-Setting on LGBTQ (Lesbian,Gay,Bisexual,Trans and Queer) rights: Positive and Negative Role

Ms. Surangika Jayarathne, Research Associate of the Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies presented a research paper on Key Actors in agenda-Setting on LGBTQ (Lesbian,Gay,Bisexual,Trans and Queer) rights: Positive and Negative Role at the 10th International Research Conference of the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence Universitywhich was held on the 3rd and 4th Augus


“BCIS Global Transformations Lecture”

The bi-monthly “BCIS Global Transformations Lecture” was held on Saturday, 29th July 2017 for the Postgraduate Diploma/Higher Diploma in International Relations. The lecture on Global Environmental Politics was delivered by Prof. Joshua Gellers, who is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at the University of North Florida, USA.