The 5th Volume of “Deshapalana Vidya”: the Academic Journal of Political Science, published by the Political Science Students Society of the Department of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Kelaniya was launched on the 22nd of December, 2017 at the Auditorium of Faculty of Social Sciences. This Journal consisted of academic writings of undergraduates who are currently reading for Honours Degree Programmes in Political Science. The purpose of this Journal was to develop the research skills and academic writing skills of the undergraduates.
The book launch ceremony was held under the patronage of Prof. D.M. Semasinghe, Vice-Chancellor of the University Kelaniya. The event was graced by Prof. A.H.M.H. Abayarathne, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Cadre Chair in Medical Micro Biology & Chairman of Research Council Senior Prof. N.P Sunil-Chandra, Senior Lecturer (Ms.) Yamuna Mendis, Head of the Department of Political Science. The academic staff of the Department of Political Science and other academic Departments and many undergraduates also participated in this event.