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Bangladesh at 50: Internal Transformation and External Outreach.

The third virtual ‘BCIS Global Transformations Lecture’ for 2021 was held on Saturday,  September 11, 2021 from 12.00 hrs. to 13.30 hrs, via Zoom titled, “Bangladesh at 50: Internal Transformation and External Outreach.  The lecture was delivered by Dr. Sufia Khanom, Senior Research Fellow, Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies (BIISS), Dhaka, Bangladesh.   The High Commissioner of Bangladesh His Excellency Tareq Md Ariful Islam also graced the event and took part in the discussions.   Dr Minna Thaheer, Director, Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies (BCIS), chaired the event hosted by the International Relations Teaching Unit of the...
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Virtual Discussion- Re-Talibanisation in Afghanistan: Challenges and Prospects.

The Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies conducted the virtual discussion entitled ‘Re-Talibanisation in Afghanistan: Challenges and Prospects,’ on September 8, 2021, with the objective of contributing towards a better understanding of the regional and global implications of the unfolding events in Afghanistan. The webinar ended with a positive note of hope for security and stability for Afghanistan, its distressed people, for the South Asian region and beyond. The BCIS is...
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BCIS’ Virtual Inauguration Ceremony of the Language Programmes

The Virtual Inauguration Ceremony of the Language Programmes of the Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies (BCIS), for the Academic Year: 2021 (B) was successfully held on Saturday, August 21, 2021. Professor Harshana Rambukwella, Director, Postgraduate Institute of English, Open University of Sri Lanka graced the Inauguration Ceremony as the Chief Guest and addressed the participants. Dr Minna Thaheer, Director/BCIS, Mr. Wasantha Manthripala, Registrar/ Chief Administrative Officer, BCIS, Ms. Nimesha Dayarathne,...
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BCIS’ “Historical Narratives in Diplomacy- Being There”

BCIS’ ‘Historical Narratives in Diplomacy- Being There,’ entitled “On Diplomatic Postings, We Sometimes Bump into Crises that Didn’t Exist Before,” narrated by Ambassador Dr John Gooneratne, was held online on Saturday, July 17, 2021 from 12.00 noon to 1.30 p.m.       “Historical Narratives in Diplomacy- Being There,” provides a platform for sharing experience of eminent experts with emerging generations of professionals in the field of International Relations. This is an informal space for...
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Millionspaces And Bmich In Strategic Partnership

BMICH and MillionSpaces management teams at the signing ceremony with Sunil Dissanayake CEO BMICH and Janaka Kumarasinghe COO MillionSpaces Positioned as Sri Lanka’s pioneering and only platform offering on-demand venue solutions, MillionSpaces recently signed a strategic partnership with the BMICH to enable users to book spaces such as function rooms, conference halls, meeting rooms, photoshoot locations and office spaces at BMICH with a tap of a button on the MillionSpaces...
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