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Inauguration of the Sri Lanka Chair on 9 February 2017
|The South Asia Institute cordially invites you to the inauguration of the Sri Lanka Chair on Thursday, 9 February 2017, 5.00 p.m. at the South Asia Institute, Library, Heinrich Zimmer Reading Room. The poster is available here.|
At the beginnning, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Bernhard Eitel, President of Heidelberg University, His Excellency Karunatilaka Amunugama, Ambassador of Sri Lanka, Norbert H. Quack, Honorary Consul of Sri Lanka and Prof. Dr. William Sax, head of department of Anthropology, South Asia Institute will give welcome addresses.
Afterwards, Prof. Siri Hettige, the holder of the Sri Lanka Chair and Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka will give a talk entitled „Achieving Sustainable Development Goals in Sri Lanka: Prospects and Challenges“. The event will conclude with a reception.
24 Jan 2017