Mrs. A.K.C.Sewwandi


BA (houn) University of Colombo, 2005
MSSc (History) University of Kelaniya, 2010

Teaching areas
– History of colonialism in Sri Lanka 1
– Themes in Indian History
– Themes in History of the Middle east

Research interests
– Social & Cultural History of Sri Lanka
– External Relations in Pre Modern History of Sri Lanka
– Migration of Sri Lanka (13-15 centuries)
– Wall Paintings in Sri Lanka

Awards and grants
– Tikiri Abesinghe Memorial Prize for Best Student of History

Involvement with other organizations
– Vice President of History Society , Department of History, University of Colombo in 2002/2003
– Member of Organizing Committeeof History Society , Department of History, University of Colombo in 2003/2004

Executive and other positions on boards of international, national organizations
– Member of Review Committee for School History Syllabus in 2011 to the National Educational Publication,
Isurupaya, Baththaramulla.

Conference papers

– Experience of Small Group Teaching Presented at Staff Development Center 2011

– Women, religiosity and colonialism in Sri Lanka,Religions,State and Society in South Asia:A Historical Perspective,Department of History,Panjabi University, Panjabi,2015 (co-authored)

Unpublished theses
– Wall Paintings & External Relations in Sri Lanka Period of Anuradhapura to Kandy

Other responsibilities
– Student Councellor in Faculty of Arts , University of Colombo,