Prof. Anuradha Seneviratna
Prof. Anuradha Seneviratna was a Senior Professor in the Department of Sinhala University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. Earlier he has served in the University of Colombo and the Institute of Aesthetic Studies as its Director. He has so far written and published nearly seventy books in Sinhala and English on various aspects of Sri Lanka’s culture and civilization. His most popular books were the publications by the Archaeological Survey Department and the publications of the Central Cultural Fund on various Archaeological monuments and sites in Sri Lanka.
He obtained his doctorate in comparative Indo-Aryan languages from the University of Halle. He won a Fulbright Senior Research Award in 1977 and spent his sabbatical at the Folklore Institute of the Indiana University in Bloomington and the University of California in Berkeley U.S.A.