Name: Dr.M. Sriyani Gunarathne

 

Office Address: 
Department of History, University of Peradeniya.
Email: 
msgunarathne@yahoo.com
Telephone: 

+94812392550

Personal Website: 
 
Biography:
Date of Birth  26th November 1966
Educational Qualifications:
B.A. (Hons.) and M.Phil.  in History, University of  Peradeniya.Ph.D (JNU)
Appoinments (Selected)
Senior Lecturer, University of Peradeniya.
Visiting Appointments
 
Memberships & Awards

Membership:
  Member of the Sri Lanka Historical Association.
 Awards:
  C.W. Nicholas Scholarship - 1992
  Department of History, University of Peradeniya

   University Scholarship - 1995
   University of Peradeniya

Keynote/Invited Papers:
 
 
Research Interests:
Diaspora Studies, Modern Economics History and Contemporary Studies main focus on the Asian region women`s studies.
Research Publications (Selected)

1.  2004. 'Image of woman in the context of the Buddhist Revivalist movement as reflected in the novels of Piyadasa Sirisena', Centre for Women's Research Document Series No. 74, Ninth National Convention on Women's Studies, 20th-23rd March 2004,Colombo: CENWO.

2.  2004. 'Image of woman in the context of the Buddhist Revivalist movement as reflected in the novels of Piyadasa Sirisena' presented a paper at the Ninth National Convention on Women's Studies in CENWO held in 20th to 23rd March 2004.

3. 2004. 'Studies on Cheng-ho in Sri Lanka' by S.B. Hettiarhchi, translated in to Sinhala, Anuradha Seneviratna Felicitation Volume, ed. M. Somathilaka and H.M.D.R. Herath, Colombo: S. Godage. 

4.2003. 'The Rise of the Entrepreneurial Class in Sri Lanka; An analysis of the impact of colonialism and the growth of an indigenous entrepreneurial class in Sri Lanka', Peradeniya University Research Sessions Purse - 2003, Proceedings of the Annual Research Sessions 2003, editorial board M.A.K.L. Dissanayaka and others, Peradeniya: University of Peradeniya.

5.  2003. 'The Rise of the Entrepreneurial Class in Sri Lanka; An analysis of the impact of colonialism and the growth of an indigenous entrepreneurial class in Sri Lanka' presented a paper at the Annual Research Sessions in University of Peradeniya in 2003.

6.   2002. 'The evolution of the Burmese Sect in the context of increasing divisions within the Sangha Organization during 19th Century Sri Lanka', Gnanopayani Special Vol. No. 2 (ed. S.B. Hettiarchchi and Rev. Wetara Mahinda), Gampola: Governing Board of the Sri Lanka Burmese Sect, July 2002.

7. 2000. 'The Development of Sects within the Bhikku Organization in 19th Century Sri Lanka, Commemoration volume of Rev. Dambuve Rathanasiri, ed. Rev. Ratmalwala Seevali, Wellarava: Rathnaloka Pirivena.

8. 1999. 'The Importance of the Ferguson's Ceylon Directory as a Historical Source for 19th and 20th Centuries in Sri Lanka' presented a paper at the National Archives Week Seminar Programme in October 1999.

Other Credentials:

Workshops and Training Programmes

1. From 28th November to 2nd December 2011, Training programme on Developing Research Competencie, (HETC) Project Ministry of High Education in Sri Lanka


2. From 8th to 26th October 2007-Workshop on Alternative Research Methodologies. University of Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines.

3. From 5th  February to 2nd March 2007-Refresher Course in History. Academic Staff College, Jawaharlal Nehru  University, New Delhi, India.
 
4. 1st and 2nd July 2006 - Introductory Workshop on Principles   and Practice of Councelling. Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya.

5. 30th and 31st December 2005 - Workshop on Advanced Research Methodologies in Social Sciences and Humanities.   Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya.

6. January – June 2005- Training Programme on Teaching Methodology, Staff Development Centre, University of Peradeniya.


7. 10th and 11th January 2003 - Introduction to Basic Counselling  Skills. Faculty of Arts, University of Peraedeniya.

8. Diploma in Psychology - 1999
Higher Certificate in Guidance and Counseling 2000, Higher Education to the Twenty first century
Institute of Psychological Studies
No. 3A, Dharmaraja Mawatha,
Off Alfred House Avenue, Colombo 3.