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7th International Congress of the Society of South Asian Archaeology (SOSAA) organised in collaboration with the Department of History and Archaeology University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Colombo Sri Lanka, Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre High Commission of India, Sri Lanka and Sri Lanka National Commission for UNESCO was held on 18th and 21st September 2020 at the...
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7th International Congress of the Society of South Asian Archaeology (SOSAA) Organized by Department of History and Archaeology, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka In collaboration with Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre, Indian High Commission, Colombo, Sri Lanka and Sri Lanka National Commission for UNESCO Guidelines for Abstracts The abstract (not more than 350 words) should...
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  The story of humanity began in Africa. From there, early humans spread to other continents (an idea known as the “Out of Africa” hypothesis) and eventually became the global species that we are today. Many archaeologists speculate that our ancestors traveled along the coast to avoid challenging environments like tropical rainforests. But, according to...
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Applications are invited for the Diploma in History conducted by the Department of History and Archaeology of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Application Deadline: 7th March 2020 Download Application>>  Paper Advertisement    
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  A museum is an important educational institution that is respected by people all over the world. As such, many people are always interested in visiting the museum. It shows the pride and dignity of its country through a museum. Also, a museum reflects the past human civilization. The main collection of a museum is...
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IMD (International Museum Day) is a global day celebration that takes place annually around or on 18 May. ICOM (International Council of Museums) coordinates this event. The event always highlights a theme that keeps changing each year that’s at the heart of the preoccupations of the international museum community. The International Museum Day gives the chance...
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The ceremony of the enshrinement of sacred relics in the Rajagala Stupa which is conserved under the Rajagala Archaeological project, being carried out by the University of Sri Jayewardenepura in collaboration with the Department of Archaeology of Sri Lanka, was held in Ampara under the precedence of honorable Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe, Prof. Sampath Amaratunge;...
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Renovated Prof. Mandis Rohanadhira hall of the Department of History and Archeology in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences was opened by the Vice-chancellor of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura; Prof. Sampath Amaratunge with the participation of the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences; Prof. D. P. S. Chandrakumara  at the opening ceremony held on...
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