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Prof. Uda Hettige

B.A.(Kel'ya), M.Phil. (Kelaniya), FSLCA

Postgraduate course coordinator- Department of Archaeology, Faculty of Social Sciences

Life member of Royal Asiatic Society – Sri Lanka

Hon. Librarian, Royal Asiatic Society – Sri Lanka

Council member, Royal Asiatic Society – Sri Lanka

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Research Interests:

Ancient Art History of Sri Lanka, Asian Art Traditions, Sri Lankan Folk Art Traditions

 

Publications

 

Books

  • Puravidya Pravesha (Introduction to Archaeology)  1992
  • Puravidya Pravesha (Introduction to Archaeology –Extended Edition) 2007
  • Jagath Kala Pravesha (Introduction to World Art) 2007
  • Polonnaruwa Civilization of Sri Lanka 2007
  • Kalawa Prathama Bhagaya (Concepts and Techniques of Art) 2009
  • Hindagala Chithra (Hindagala Paintings) 2009

Journals

  • “Traditional preservation methods and systems in paddy cultivation is Sri Lanka”
  • “Essays in Archaeology” – Archeology felicitation volume: Prof. H.T. Basnayake.
  • “Ancient Food Preservation systems in Sri Lanka”, 2005 – 2006, Archaeologia.
  • “Buddhist Art in Sri Lanka”, 2012, Essays in Social Sciences and Humanities, Godage International.
  • “Drushya kalawe bauddha sanniwedanaya” (The communications through visual art), 2013, Buddhist Culture, Department of Cultural Affairs.
  • “Polonnaruwe chithra saha sampradaya” Paintings and traditions of Polonnaruwa), 2009, Pulatisivamsa, Department of Cultural Affairs.
  • “Purana vrutanta kalawe sanrachana vidhi” (Completion of demonstration), 2005, Vimala Prabhasa, Sridevi Printers.
  • “Apaya sankalpaya saha Sri Lankawe vihara chithra” (The concept of perdition and Sri Lankan monastic paintings), 2005, Kala Sangarawa, Department of Cultural Affairs.
  • “Pethikada Chitra” (Pethikada painting), 1996, Special literature volume, Department of Cultural Affairs.
  • “Dakunu Asiyawe bauddha kalawa saha wastu vidyawa” (Art and Architecture of South Asia), 2010, Prabhavi, S. Godage Publication, Colombo.
  • “Sahithya mulashra wala sadahan Jala Udyana” (Water gardens recorded in literary sources), 2002, Essays in Archaeology, University of Kelaniya.
  • “Mahanuwara chithra sandaha balape mulashra” (Sources effected to the Kandyan pintings), 2000, Purana, Central Cultural Fund.
  • “Sri Lankawe vihara chithra ha Jathika ananyathawaya” (Sri Lankan monastic painting and national identity), 1998, Kala sagarawa, Department of Cultural Affairs.

Consultant Editor

  • Prabhavi – Buddhist Culture

Editor

  • Essays in Social Sciences and Humanities
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