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Public Lecture

“The last King of Jaffna was a Sinhalese Buddhist” Lecture by H. D. L. Mahindapala 13th February 2017, Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka

History records King Sankilli II as the last Tamil King of Jaffna whose defeat at the hands of the Portuguese in 1619 lead to the annexation of the Kingdom of Jaffna to Portugal. But a closer examination of historical facts proves otherwise. History states that the invasion of Jaffna by King Senerath of Kandy in 1629 as the last battle for the Jaffna Kingdom from which the Portuguese had to wrestle it back.

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The Power of Museums

Dr. Karen Lee: Curator from the Smithsonian MuseumThe transcript of the public lecturer deliver by Dr. Karen Lee at the National Museum, Colombo on July 24, 2013 organized by the American Center, Sri Lanka.
We’ve come together tonight to talk about museums and their power to transform.
This word ‘transform’ is interesting–a 2-way street really– not only CAN museums transform the lives of people who visit them, but they can also fundamentally change the staff who work in them—the people who […]

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Iron Age (2300+/- 200yrsB.P) Human Settlers of Prehistoric Port City of Adichanallur, Tamil Nadu, India

 
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Iron Age (2300 /- 200yrsB.P) Human Settlers of Prehistoric Port City of Adichanallur, Tamil Nadu, India
G. Pathmanathan, Raghavan Pathmanathan and T. Satyomorthy
 
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Lecture will be delivered by Dr. Raghavan Pathmanathan lowest price for cialis (BSc (Hons), Msc (Hons), PhD), School of Archaeology & Anthropology , The Australian National University, […]

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Digitally recreating ancient Anuradhapura: A case study of Jethavanaramaya

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Digitally recreating ancient Anuradhapura: A case study of Jethavanaramaya
By
Prasad Samarajiva, Chandima Ambanvala and Anuradha Piyadasa
on Monday, 25th APRIL 2011 at 5.00 p.m.
at the
Gamini Dissanayake Auditorium,
No. 96, Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha,

Colombo  07
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visualisation and illustrates through a live demonstration the model of Jetavanaramaya. It is a computer aided three-dimensional (3D) visualization combined with global positioning. It has been developed using satellite images, photographs, and the commonly […]

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