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A conference on understanding the values embedded in burial archaeological sites in Southernmost India

This conference is focused on understanding the values embedded in burial archaeological sites in southernmost India. The objective of the conference is to discuss the importance of burial archaeology to academia and its significance in promoting postgraduate research related to archaeology in the country.

Call for Papers – 11th Annual RASSL Research Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences

Extended Abstracts of papers should be in twelve point, Times New Roman/FM Abhaya, A4 page format, 30 mm left margin and 25 mm other margins, one and half line spacing and not exceeding 1000 words and include Title, Author/s, Institutional Affiliation/s if any, Postal Address, Tel., email address and five keywords. Sinhala abstracts should also include title and keywords in English. Extended Abstracts should be sent only by email to rasslconference11@gmail.com They should be in the prescribed format, which is downloadable from RASSL website. Extended Abstracts and Full papers should be submitted as Soft Copies only in MS Word Format.

Programme – The 3rd Biennial Conference of the International Association for Asian Heritage

The 3rd Biennial Conference of the International Association for Asian Heritage will be held at the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka on 27th -28th...

Abstract Volume: International Conference on Asian Art, Culture and Heritage, August 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka

The abstract volume of the International Conference on Asian Art, Culture and Heritage held on August 21st-23rd , 2013 at Sri Lanka Foundation Institute, Colombo Sri Lanka.

International Conference on Asian Art, Culture and Heritage 21st – 23rd August 2013 Programme

The programme for the International Conference on Asian Art, Culture and Heritage 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka organized by the International Association of Asian Heritage.

Call for Papers – International Conference on Asian Art, Culture and Heritage Colombo, Sri Lanka 21st-23rd August 2013

Important Dates Date Submission of Abstracts April 20, 2013 Acceptance of Abstracts May 10, 2013 Submission of Full Papers June 15, 2013 Conference August 21-23 2013 The Centre for Asian Studies of the University...

Ananda Coomaraswamy Memorial Conference on Asian Art and Culture – Call for papers

Ananda Coomaraswamy Memorial Conference on Asian Art and Culture University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka 8th -10th September 2012   An international conference to mark the 135th birth anniversary...

RASSL 5th Annual Research Conference March 30<sup>th</sup> and 31<sup>st</sup> 2012- Call for Papers

The Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka is convening its 5th Annual Research Conference on the Humanities and Social Sciences on March 30th and...

6th National Conference on Buddhist Studies – Saturday 4th – Sunday 5th December 2010

Call for Papers The 6th National Conference on Buddhist Studies will be held on Saturday 4th - Sunday 5th December 2010. The Conference is organized...

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Book Review: Anubudhu Mihindu Mahimi – Mihindhu High Priest-The Second Buddha

Anubudhu Mihidhu Mahahimi is a much-awaited biography on the Arahath Mahinda who was instrumental in introducing Buddhism to our island.

Annaikoṭṭai Seal: Is it Tamil Brāhmī? – By Prasad Fonseka

A team of researchers from the Jaffna University launched archaeological excavation of a megalithic burial site at Annaikoṭṭai in Jaffna Peninsula which commenced in 1980. In 1981 the discoverer of a steatite seal with a Brāhmī inscription and some other symbols was a significant milestone. The first attempt to decipher was done by Dr Kartigesu Indrapala of the Jaffna University. His reading was kovetem, which denotes the chief or king. However, overall it was considered as a Tamil Inscription and furthermore a Tamil Brāhmī inscription.

Fortifications and the Landscape: A GIS Inventory and Mapping of Kandyan and Dutch Fortifications in Sri Lanka

Fortifications and the Landscape: A GIS Inventory and Mapping of Kandyan and Dutch Fortifications in Sri Lanka Extended Abstract H.M. Chryshane Mendis Master’s thesis MA Landscape and Heritage...

In loving memory of Dr. Roland Silva, a pillar of Sri Lankan Archaeology

Deshamanya Vidya Jyothi Dr. Roland Silva is one of the foremost Asian experts in the conservation of historical monuments and sites and one of Sri Lanka’s most prominent archaeologists. He was the former Commissioner of Archaeology (1983-1990) and the Founder Director General of the Central Cultural Fund that implemented the UNESCO-Sri Lanka Project of the Cultural Triangle, former Chancellor of the University of Moratuwa, former President of the World Body of Conservators, the first international president of ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) from Asia (1990-1999) and UNESCO Chair and the founder President of The National Trust Sri Lanka.

New Light on The Decline of Polonnaruwa (1196-1215): The Tamil Pillar Inscription from Rankot Vihara

The Tamil Pillar Inscription at the premises of the Rankot Vihara was discovered during the course of an archaeological survey conducted by the Cultural...
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