The inaugural ceremony and lecture series of the Sri Lanka Bio – Cultural Anthropology Field School, Mount Royal University of Canada was an international collaboration done in partnership with the Department of Sociology and Anthropology of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

This forum opened its doors for the presentation of papers on certain very interesting subjects. Some of which were the “Socio-cultural aspects of indigenous people: Vedda Community in Sri Lanka”, “A Marriage Ritual of Sri Lanka: Poruwa Ceremony and the Colonial Era and Culture change in Sri Lanka.

This insightful session was held on 24th May 2016 at the Faculty of Graduate Studies, USJP graced by the presence of the Vice Chancellor of the University as the Chief Guest.