Ms. S.F. Silmiya

Office Address:  Department of History, Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.


Telephone:  0713287010
Educational Qualifications:
  • Successfully obtained B.A. degree specialized in History with Second Upper Division (GPA 3.528)
  • Currently following a Master of Arts degree in History at Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya
  • Temporary Lecturer in Department of History, University of Peradeniya from 21.08.2019 to present
Other Educational Qualifications:
  • Completed Certificate Course in Human Rights on 2015 at University of Peradeniya.
  • Following Diploma in Human Rights at University of Peradeniya.
  • Completed Certificate Course in Psychology and Basic Counselling Skills on 2017 at University of Peradeniya.
  • Completed Certificate Course in Empowering Women in Politics on 2018 at University of Peradeniya.
  • Completed Three Week Training Programme on Developing Leadership Qualities and Positive Thinking on 2014.
  • Completed a Day Workshop of Voting Behavior and Monitoring Election Violence on 2018 at University of Peradeniya.
Research Interests
  • Historiography
  • Modern Sri Lankan history
  • Europe History
  • Indian History
Research and Publications


  • �A Historical research on Uyanwatta: One of The Viharagama Villages on Kenyan Kingdom� as a requirement of B.A. Degree Programme, 2018. (in Tamil)
Abilities and Skills
  • Fluency in Tamil, Sinhala, and English.
  • Ability to type in Tamil, English.
  • Ability to translate Sinhala to Tamil and English to Tamil.
  • Familiar with modern technological tools.
  • Familiar with office packages, Web and Social media.
  • Teaching skills and can easily adopt to modern teaching aids.
  • Public speaking
  • Ability to work as a group member and have good leadership skills
  • Time management
  • self- Motivation
  • Critical thinking
  • Creativity
  • Trustworthiness
Other Qualifications
  • Participated in School, Zonal and Provincial Level Speech Competitions.