Conferences and Seminars in Sri Lanka
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University of Sri Jayawardanepura, Colombo.
  • “The origin of coins”, Department of History, 6th August 1991.
  • “Sri Lanka and sea-borne trade in the Indian Ocean”, 26th February 1998
 
British Council, & Classical Association of Sri Lanka, Colombo.
  • “The origin of Greek coins”, 6th August 1991.
 
Postgraduate Institute of Archaeology, Colombo.
  • “The origin and evolution of coins in India and Sri Lanka”, 10th August 1991.
  • “Ancient Sri Lanka: Centre of the Global Economy: Archaeological Evidence” 4th January 2014.
 
University of Peradeniya, Department of Archaeology, Peradeniya,
  • “The origin and development of Coins in Sri Lanka”, 29th August 1991.
  • “A new approach to the history of Greeks in India”, 17th January 1992.
  • “New evidence on iron smelting and glass bead making technology of ancient Sri Lanka”, 6th August 1997.
  • “Recent discoveries of Central Asian and Roman coins from Sri Lanka”, 5th January 1998.
 
University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya.
  • “An introduction to Sri Lankan coinage”, 2nd September 1991.
  • “Sri Lanka and sea-borne trade in the Indian Ocean”, 20th February 1998.
  • “Sigiriya: residence of a God king”, 31st January 2008.
  • “Introduction to Sri Lankan art”, 8th September 2015.
  • Presentation of the Sinhalese translation of the book on Seven Weeks after the enlightenment of the Buddha, 29th June, 2017.
 
Colombo National Museum & Sri Lanka Society for Numismatic Studies, Colombo.
  • “Seafaring in the Indian Ocean: archaeological evidence from Sri Lanka” 17th March 1993.
  • “The recent discovery of three tons of ancient coins in Afghanistan”, 21st July 1994.
 
Archaeological Department & Sri Lanka Society for Numismatic Studies, Auditorium, National Archives Department, Colombo.
  • “Coins from the citadel of Anuradhapura. Sri Lanka British excavations at Salgha Watta”, 8th January 1997.
  • “Coins, seals moulds & beads from Akurugoda: Tissamaharama revisited”, 21st April 1997.
  • “Recent discoveries of Central Asian and Roman coins in Sri Lanka”, 8th January 1998.
 
Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala
  • “An introduction to Sri Lankan coinage”, 10th July 1993.
 
Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka, Colombo.
  • “Codrington’s studies on Sri Lankan numismatics: Past and Present”, Memorial lecture series, Colombo. 31st July 1995.
  • “Unique relief from Kurunagala depicting the seven weeks after the enlightenment of the Buddha”, December 28th 2015.
 
Alliance française, Colombo.
  • “The Gardens of Sigiriya: a new approach”, 19th February 1998.
  • “Fluvial and Maritime Trade of Ancient Sri Lanka”, 27th August, 1998.
 
University of Rajarata, Anuradhapura.
  • “Fluvial and Maritime Trade of Ancient Sri Lanka” (in Sinhalese), 30th September 1998.
  • “Sri Lankan art: A new approach” (in Sinhalese), 10th September 2015.
 
ASLAEF. Colombo.
  • “Sculptures of Amaravati style from Tissamaharama: an appraisal of early Buddhist sculptures from Sri Lanka”, August 24th  2006.
 
Université de Colombo, Colombo.
  • “Traders, monks of Andhra-Tamilnadu in ancient Sri Lanka”, 31st January 2008.
 
Centre for Ethnic Studies, Colombo.
  • “Sinhalese merchants in Tamil Nadu and Tamil traders in Sri Lanka, 22nd July 2008.
 
Centre for Banking Studies, Colombo.
  • “Ancient Sri Lanka: Centre of the Global Economy: Archaeological Evidence” 19th December 2013.
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
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