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Dr. Varunadatta Edirisinghe (V Edirisinghe)
Office Address Department of Classical Languages
Faculty of Arts
University of Peradeniya
Peradeniya 20400
Sri Lanka
Email varunadatta@gmail.com
Telephone 0094 81 239 2524
Personal Website ~

Educational & Professional Qualifications
BA in Western Classical Culture (Peradeniya) 1996
MA in Classical Studies (Indiana) 2001
PhD in Classical Studies (Indiana) 2010

Positions Held (selected)
Head, Department of Classical Languages, University of Peradeniya (2012 November)
Senior Lecturer in Western Classics, Department of Classical Languages, University of Peradeniya (2010 - present)

Awards & Recognitions (selected)
Fullbright Scholarship

Research Interests
Greek Tragedy, Hellenistic Literature, Lucretius

Research  Publications (selected)
2001. Exegi monumentum: remembrance of the dead in Roman Republican and Imperial grave monuments. Bloomington: Indiana University.


Department of Classical Languages, Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
0094 81 239 2524-6 | classical.pdn@gmail.com