1st International Conference on Christian Studies held at University of Kelaniya on the 03rd and 04th July 2015

The opening ceremony of the 1st International Conference on Christian Studies organized by the Department of Western Classical Culture and Christian Culture of the Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya was held on the 03rd July 2015 at the university premises (K 14 001). The chief guest of the event was the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kelaniya. The keynote speech (on the topic of “The Role of Christian Religion in Conflict and Peace: the Case of Northern Ireland”) was delivered by Prof. John Brewer from the Queen’s University, Northern Ireland.

The Deans of the Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Social Sciences, Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies, the Faculty of Graduate Studies as well as the Chairman of the Research Council of the University of Kelaniya, the Chairman of the Arts Council, the Head of the Department of Western Classical Culture and Christian Culture and many academics graced the event.