Name: Ramesha Dulani Jayaneththi

 

Office Address: 
Department of History, Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya
Email: 
rameshadul@gmail.com
Telephone: 

094-071-8720379

Personal Website: 
 
Biography:
Ramesha Jayaneththi was born in Kalutara in 1985 and studied at C.W.W. Kannangara Central Collage; Matugama. She was able to obtain eight Distinctions and two Credits for O/L's in 2000. Also she has passed A/L's in Arts, with achiving the First place of Kalutara District and the Tenth place of all Island level in 2003. After she entered to University of Peradeniya in 2004, she could obtain a First class in History with earning 3.77 CGPA. She also shows her talents in creative writings such as drama scripts, poems and short stories. She is now doing her Masters,engaging with Department of History, University of Peradeniya. She is married in 2011.
Educational Qualifications:

BA, History, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

M.phil (Reading), University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Appoinments (Selected)
  • Lecturer (Probationary), Department of History, University of Peradeniya 2011 up to date
  • Temporary Lecturer, Department of History, University of Peradeniya 2009-2011
Visiting Appointments
  • Visiting Lecturer, Department of Humanities, Faculty of Social Science, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka (2010 -2011)
  • Visiting Lecturer, The External Degree Programmes & Extension Services Unit, University of Sabaragamuwa (24-07-2010 up to date)
Memberships & Awards
  • Ashoka History Prize for the highest CGPA in Department of History, University of Peradeniya - 2008
  • Gold medal for the Island Tenth place in G.C.E. (A/L) examination in Arts from Dr. C.W.W. Kannangara Merit Awards (Ministry of Human Resource Development, Education and Cultural ) -2003
  • Gold medal for the Best performance in G.C.E. (A/L) examination in Arts from C.W.W. Kannangara Central Collage, Mathugama -2003
  • Gold medal for the First place in Short Drama Script Writing Event (All-Island Level) at the Sinhala Day Competition (Ministry of Human Resource Development, Education and Cultural )-2002
  • Gold medal for the First place in Short Drama Script Writing Event (National Level) at the Sinhala Day competition (Ministry of Human Resource Development, Education and Cultural) -2002
  • A member of SISVA Society, University of Peradeniya
  • A member of Soba Sansadaya, University of Peradeniya
  • The Vice Secretary- The Hall Committee of Sangamitta Hostel, University of Peradeniya (2007-2008)
  • A Committee Member – Curia Historica Society, The Department of History, University of Peradeniya (2007-2008)

 

Keynote/Invited Papers:
 
 
Research Interests:
Social formation and social history in the colonial Sri Lanka, Women's History, Defense and Security Studies, Sources of the colonial Sri Lanka
Research Publications (Selected)
  • "Patriarchal Values of Religious Concepts in the Ancient Societies of South Asia", The Thirteenth National Convention on Women's Studies, Centre for Women's Research (CENWOR), 2012
  • "Dress Code of Indian Plantation Labours in South Asia", SAARC Regional Conference on Diasporic Cultures in South Asia, SAARC Cultural Centre, 2012
  • "The Economic Nationalism and the Buddhist Revival Movement in British Ceylon", International Buddhist Conference, Buddhashrvaka Bikshu University, 2012
  • "Women Attitudes in Poems: 'Keul Rodi Kolama'in its Historical Context", 5th Annual General Research Conference, Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka, 2012
  • "Reading Between the Lines: 'Anganagunadaphana' in its historical context", Peradeniya University Research Sessions (PURSE), 2010
  • "Uncommon Aspects of Buddhist Revival Movement in Sri Lanka", 4th By-Annual Research Conference, Sri Lankan Association of Buddhist Studies, Pallekele, 2010
  • "Situation and Challenges of Security Sector Reform in Sri Lanka", 9th Annual Research Session, Faculty of Arts & Culture, Eastern University, Sri Lanka, 2010
  • "The Indian Factor in Changing Defense Perspectives of Sri Lanka in the period 1948-1977", Peradeniya University Research Sessions (PURSE), 2009
  • "Re-reading the Defense and External Affairs Agreement between the United Kingdom and Sri Lanka-1947", Postgraduate Research Symposium, Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya, 2009
  • "Positive Peace Building in Post Conflict Context: Comparative study of Malaysian and Sri Lankan cases", 12th International Conference on Sri Lanka Studies, The Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka and the Open University of Sri Lanka, 2010
  • "Dahanama Wana Siyawasa Aga Bagaye Arabena Sri Lankawe Bawuddha Punarjeewana Viyaparaya Ha Ehi Kriyakarithwaya " (In English- "The Sri Lankan Buddhist Revival Movement which was started in end of the 19th Century and its Activities"), Puja Prasadini : Felicitation volume in honor of the Ven. Dimbulkumbure Sri Saranankara Vimaladamma Thero,(The Department of Buddhist Affairs, Sri Lanka)-2009
  • "Sri Lankawe Arakshaka Pritipaththiya Thula Indiyanu Sadakaya Sankalpagathavima Ha Kriyakarithwaya 1947-1977" (In English -"The Conceptualization and Activities of Indian Factor in Sri Lankan Defense Policy 1947-1977" ),Sabaragamuwa Shasthreeya Sangrahaya (Refereed Journal), University of Sabaragamuwa, 2010
  • "Yatath Vijitha Ugaye Pahatharata Kivindiyange Rachana Thulin Heliwana Sinhala Isthryage Wenas Wana Samaja Thatwaya" (In English- "The Changing attitudes and social states of Sinhalese women which consist in writings of low country poetess in the colonial era") accepted and will be publish in the Refereed Journal of Department of Fine Arts, University of Peradeniya.

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