Name: Dr. N. A. Wimalasena

 

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

0714418953, 0812392550

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), 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

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

2003: The origin of the Brāhmi scripts of Sri Lanka, Srī Lānkika Brāhmi akshara mālavé ārambhaya, Warakapola: Ariya Publishers, PP.1-182
2006: Historical Relations in Ancient Sri Lanka and Myanmar, perani sri lankava iahamiyanmarayatara pevati aitihasika sambandhata, Journal of the Sri Lanka Oriental Studies Society, Colombo: Journal of the Sri Lanka Oriental Studies Society,pp358- 365
2005:“Vahalkada”,Bauddha Sanskrutika Lekhana,(ed.  D.M.Gunarathna),      Colombo: Department of Cultural Affairs, pp, 77-92
2005: A Historical Analysis about Crime and Punishment in Ancient Ceylon,       Parani Lankave  Aparadha saha danduvam pilibanda Aithihasika Vigrayak, Sara gavesi,  Pali and Buddhist Society: University of Peradeniya, pp. 49-95
2004: A Historical Analysis of law of crime in Ancient Sri Lanka, “Parani Sri Lanakave   Dandana Nitiya Pilibanda  Ithihasika vigrayak”, Journal of the Sri Lanka Oriental Studies Society, Colombo: Journal of the Sri Lanka Oriental Studies Society

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