Office Address:  Department of History, University of Peradeniya.
Telephone:  -11-94-81-2392550
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Born in 1982 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Completed primary/secondary education in Matale, a BA degree at Peradeniya University, Sri Lanka, and doing postgraduate studies in University of Peradeniya.
Educational Qualifications:
BA (Peradeniya)  
Appoinments (Selected)

Lecturer (Probationary), Department of History, University of Peradeniya.

Visiting Appointments
Memberships & Awards
A Full Life Member of the Alumni Association of University of Peradeniya (AAUP),

Hilda Obeysekara Research fellowship: 2007/2008.

Leslie and Viranjani Gunawardana Gold Medal for Historiography, 8th March 2007
Keynote/Invited Papers:
Research Interests:

Colonial and Post-colonial History & Historiography.

Research Publications (Selected)

The Application of Genetic Research in the study of formative ethnic Identities in Ancient Sri Lanka: The case of ‘HEAMOGLOBIN D PANJAB’ and the ‘KABOJA’ IDENTITY: Peradeniya University Research Secessions (PURSE):2010.

“The Resettlement of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the Batticaloa District: The Problem and Prospects”, Research Paper submitted for the International Seminar, to be held in Gadjah Maha University, Indonesia, Feb. 9-11, 2009

 “The politics of symbols in Post-Colonial State Formation in Sri Lanka: The case of the National Flag, revised paper presented at the Peradeniya University Research Sessions (PURSE).2008.

“Historical Background  of the Secret Tooth Relic, from 1505 AD to 1796 AD”, Book chapter ed. by Rev. Prof Deerananda: 2008

“The Politics of symbols in Post-colonial State Formation in Sri Lanka: The case of the National Flag paper presented at the Arts Faculty Postgraduate Research Symposium, University of Peradeniya: March 2008

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