Name: Dr. N. A. Wimalasena

Office Address: 
Department of History, University of Peradeniya.
Email: 
nawimalasena@gmail.com
Telephone: 

0714418953, 0812392860, 08122392853

Personal Website: 
 
Biography:
Born in 1968 in Maho, Sri Lanka. Completed primary/secondary education Delgoda in Gampaha, a B. A (Hons) degree at Peradeniya University, Sri Lanka, and postgraduate studies in University of Peradeniya
Educational Qualifications:

B. A. ( Hons) (Peradeniya), M. Phil (Peradeniya), M.Ssc in History (Kelaniya), Ph.D (University of Kelaniya)

Appoinments (Selected)
Senior Lecturer, University of Peradeniya;  Department of History, University of Peradeniya.   
Visiting Appointments
 
Memberships & Awards

Sri Lanka Historical Association - Life Membership   
  Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka- Life Membership 
  1. Asoka History Prize (Greatest Competence) 1997.
  2. Mabel Jayasuriya Prize for History (Best in Sri Lankan History) 1997.
  3. F.H.M. Corbett Prize for Ceylon History (Greatest Competence) 1997.
  4. Hilda Obeysekara Fellowship-   2003
  5. Higher Education for Twenty First Century Scholarship (2011)

Keynote/Invited Papers:
 
 
Research Interests:
Ancient and Medieval Sri Lankan History
Research & Publications (Selected)

2014:“Economic Background of Dambadeniya, Yapahuwa, Kurunegala, Gampola and Kotte that led to Social Changes,” Jaffna University International Research Conference, Conference Proceedings, December, 18-19, Jaffna: University of Jaffna, pp.551-555.

2014: “Ancient Marriage System and Society with Special reference to Polyandry up to the Kotte period in Sri Lanka”, IPURSE, Peradeniya University International Research Sessions, Vol. 18, 4th and 5th July, Peradeniya: University of Peradeniya, p. 727.

2014: “Political Background of Dambadeniya, Yapahuwa, Kurunegala, Gampola and Kotte that led to Social Changes,” HETC SYMPOSIUM-2014, 7th and 8th of July, Colombo: Ministry of Higher Education, P. 3.

2013: “The Revised Edition of the Badulla (Horabora) Pillar Inscription, A Reconsideration”, 6th Research Conference, 28th -30th March, Colombo: The Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka, p. 155.

2013: "A Historical Study of the Position of Women from 13th century AD to the end of the 15th Century”, International Conference on Asian Art, Culture and Heritage, Abstract Volume, University of Kelaniya: Center for Asian Studies, p. 186.

2013: “A Historical Study of economic life of women from 13th century A.D. to the end of the 15th century”, International Conference on Social Sciences Sri Lanka, (ICSS), 22nd to 23rd November, (Abstracts), University of Kelaniya: The Research Centre for Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, p. 1.

2013: “Judicial Administration in Ancient Sri Lanka”, International Conference on Social Sciences Sri Lanka, (ICSS), 22nd to 23rd November, (Abstracts), University of Kelaniya: The Research Centre for Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences.

2013: “A Historical analysis of laws relating to commercial activities and hospital management in Ancient Sri Lanka”, International Conference on Social Sciences Sri Lanka, (ICSS), 22nd to 23rd November, (Abstracts), University of Kelaniya: The Research Centre for Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences.

2012: “Total Power or Shared Power: Judicial Administration from 3rd Century to the 12th Century A.D.”, 5th Research Conference, March 30th -31st, Colombo: The Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka, pp. 232-233.

2012: “A Historical Analysis of Commercial Laws and Health Laws in Pre-modern Sri Lanka”, International Research Conference, 20-21 July, Jaffna: University of Jaffna, p. 257.

2012: “A Historical Analysis of Senalankadhikara, The Minister as a factor of social change during the Gampola period”, Ananda Kumaraswamy Memorial Conference on Asian Art and Culture, Abstract Volume, University of Kelaniya: Centre for Asian Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, p. 64.

2010: “A Historical Analysis of Courts of Law and Judicial Administration in Sri Lanka from 3rd Century BC to 12th Century AD”, Peradeniya Research Sessions, Vol. 15, Part II, Peradeniya: University of Peradeniya, pp. 854-855.

2008: “A Historical Study of Laws Relating to commercial activities and Hospital management in Pre- Modern Sri Lanka”, Proceedings Peradeniya University Research Sessions, 18. 12. 2008, Peradeniya: University of Peradeniya.

2008: “Courts of Law and Judicial Administration in Pre-Modern Sri Lanka”, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference, 08, 09, 10. 12. 2008, Anuradhapura: Buddhasravaka University.

2008: “A Historical Study of Civil Laws in Pre-Modern Sri Lanka”, Post Graduate Research Symposium, 01.03.2008, University of Peradeniya: Faculty of Arts.

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