Dr. Mangala KatugampolaProfessor srilal@kln.ac.lk
PhD (Sichuan,China) MPhil (Kel’ya) PGDip (Kel'ya) BA (Sp)(Kel'ya)
Director - Center for Heritage Studies, University of Kelaniya (2021- Present)
Email:srilal@kln.ac.lk
Mobile:0713454221
Room No: G05

Research interests

GIS in Archaeology, Spatial Studies in Archaeology, Proto History, Mortuary Archaeology, Archaeological Photography, Field Archaeology, South Asian archaeology, Visual media in archaeology

PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS - RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS IN REFEREED JOURNALS

  • Katugampola M, Munasinghe D.S.A, Nanayakkara K, Fernando D.V.C, Jayathilake K.K.P.M (2021) "Sri Lanka and Greco-Roman Maaritime Trade Relations", International Journal of Scientific and Research publications, Volume 11, Issue 07, 682-688pp. ISSN 2250-3153
  • Katugampola M (2021) ‘Unseen Pattern in the Utilization of Resources: Site Catchment Analysis in Settlement Archaeology’, Heritage: Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies in Archaeology, Volume 09, Department of Archaeology, Kerala University, India.
  • Katugampola M (2021) "Distinguish the ancient landscape through spatial studies: case study on Yan Oya Middle Basin (YOMB), Sri lanka ", International Journal of Current Advanced Research, Volume 10, Issue 07, 24839-24842pp. ISSN: O: 2319-6475, P: 2319-6505
  • Katugampola M (2015) " Beyond What We Seeing: An Inter Site Spatial Pattern of Megalithic Burial Complexes in Yan Oya Middle Basin (YOMB), Sri Lanka ", International Journal of Culture and History, Volume 1, Issue 2, 129-134pp. ISSN 2382-6177
  • Katugampola M (2007) "Space in Archaeology, Beginning of spatial studies in Archaeology", Journal of Archaeologia, Volume 03, University of Kelaniya, 31-36pp. ISSN 1391-9857
  • Coningham R, Gunawardhana P, Manuel M, Adikari G, Katugampola M, Young Ruth, Schmidt A, Krishnan K, Simpson Ian, McDonnell G, Batt Cathy (2007) "The state of theocracy: defining an early medieval hinterland in Sri Lanka", Antiquity, Volume 81, Issue 313, Cambridge University Press, 699-719pp. ISSN 0003 598X
  • Coningham R, Gunawardhana P, Adikari G, Katugampola M, Simpson Ian, Young Ruth (2006) "The Anuradhapura (Sri Lanka) project: the hinterland (phase II), preliminary report of the first season 2005", South Asian Studies, Volume 22, Issue 1, Taylor & Francis Group, 53-64pp. ISSN 0266-6030

PEER REVIEWED PRESENTATION AT NATIONAL / INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES/ SYMPOSIA PUBLISHED IN FULL PAPER

  •  Gunathilake K.A.D.M.S (2015), “Beyond What We Seeing: An Inter Site Spatial Pattern of Megalithic Burial Complexes in Yan Oya Middle Basin (YOMB), Sri Lanka”, International Conference on Business Economics Social Science & Humanities (BESSH -2015)

PEER REVIEWED PRESENTATION AT NATIONAL / INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES/ SYMPOSIA: PUBLISHED IN ABSTRACTS

  • De Silva K.R.C, Ratnayake A.K, Ratnayake S.Y, Rajapaksha C.D.P, Alwis H.A.A.N, Katugampola M, et.al (2021), “Alkyd Resin as a Candidate for Reinforcement of Naturally Aged Paper by Gamma Radiation Induced Graft Copolymerization”, Second International Conference on Applications of Radiation Science and Technology.
  • De Silva K.R.C, Ratnayake A.K, Ratnayake S.Y, Pathirana C.D.R, Alwis H.A.A.N, Katugampola M, Abayarathna A.H.M.H, Chinthaka S.D.M (2020), “Application of gamma radiation induced graft copolymerization for paper conservation in Sri Lanka”, 1st International Conference on Frontiers in Chemical Technology, Institute of Chemistry Ceylon, Sri Lanka, 76p.
  • De Silva K.R.C, Ratnayake A.K, Ratnayake S.Y, Pathirana C.D.R, Alwis H.A.A.N, Katugampola M, Abayarathna A.H.M.H, Chinthaka S.D.M (2018), “Application of Radiation Surface modification techniques for the preservation of archived materials in Sri Lanka”, Technical meeting on "Strategies for Preservation and Consolidation of Cultural Heritage Artefacts through Radiation Processing", Zagreb, Croatia.
  • Madhuwanthi H.M.L.U, Katugampola M, Jayathilaka K.M.D.C, Sumathipala H.H (2018), “Comparison study of mechanical and chemical properties of ancient and modern clay pots”, Proceeding of the 3rd International Research Symposium on Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 90p.
  • Gunathilake K.A.D.M.S (2018), “Beyond What We Seeing: An Inter Site Spatial Pattern of Megalithic Burial Complexes in Yan Oya Middle Basin (YOMB), Sri Lanka”, Reviewing International Encounters.
  • Katugampola Mangala (2012), “Archaeological Evidence of the Use of iron in Sri Lankan Ancient Culture” International Conference on Early Iron Production in Sichuan Basin and Chinese Ancient Society, China, p45.
  • Dissanayake R. B, Katugampola M, Priyanta T. G, Wijesooriya Amalka, Ambalantota Rev.Chandima (2010), “Village Abandonment Behaviour among tank Villagers: the effect of carrying capacity on a tank-village in the dry zone of Sri Lanka”, The Society of South Asian Archaeology (SOSAA) 3rd international Congress, Centre for Asian Studies, University of Kelaniya, 26p.
  • Manuel M, Katugampola M (2008), “Mapping the hinterland: GIS and Archaeology”, International Conference on Social Sciences, Sri Lanka, Research Centre for Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, 355p.
  • Katugampola M, Gunawardhana P, Schmidt A, Coningham R, Manual M, Simpson I, Strickland K, Adikari G (2008), “Getting random for looking at reality: alternative methods for random survey”, International Conference on Social Sciences, Sri Lanka, Research Centre for Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, 360p.
  • Gunawardhana P, Coningham R, Adikari G, Strickland K, Katugampola M, Namalgamuwa H, Saldin Melathi, Simpson I, Batt C (2008), “Miniature art: female dominance of the terracotta figurines”, International Conference on Social Sciences, Sri Lanka, Research Centre for Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, 354p.
  • Gunawardhana P, Coningham R, Adikari G, Katugampola M, Namalgamuwa H, Saldin M, Simpson I, Batt Cathy (2007), “Do terracotta figurines suggest a Burial Pattern” Proceedings of the Annual Research Symposium 2007, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, 76p.
  • Gunawardhana P, Adikari G, Hathurusinghe S, Katugampola M, Bandara N, Namalgamuwa H, Wijesuriya D (2006), “Heritage tourism: complexities of land management and archaeological presentation”, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, 52p.
  • Archaeological heritage management in the Kelani Valley Region. Annual Research Symposium 2004 Presentation
  • A system for recording surface artifacts by using trend surface analysis. Annual Research Symposium 2003 Presentation Abstracts. Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya.

PEER REVIEWED PRESENTATION AT NATIONAL/ INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES / SYMPOSIA

  • Katugampola, M. (2019) Excavation of Clay Cist Burial Site is Devolapola, Stretching Research Presentation(year grant 2016)II, Research Council, University of Kelaniya.
  • De Silva, K.R.C., Katugampola, M (2018), The IAEA Regional TC Project RAS/1/021, The 1st Coordination Meeting-cum-workshop on the Application of Nuclear
  • Manuel M, Katugampola M (2008), “Mapping the hinterland: GIS and Archaeology”, International Conference on Social Sciences, Sri Lanka, Research Centre for Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, 355p.
  • Katugampola M, Gunawardhana P, Schmidt A, Coningham R, Manual M, Simpson I, Strickland K, Adikari G (2008), “Getting random for looking at reality: alternative methods for random survey”, International Conference on Social Sciences, Sri Lanka, Research Centre for Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, 360p.
  • Techniques for Cultural Heritage Characterization Conservation and Preservation, Bangkok, Thailand. 

 

 


 


  • Katugampola Mangala (2020), "PATTERN AND PAST – Archaeological Analysis of Spatial Patterns", Bloomberg Publishers, Australia, ISBN 978-0-6489554-0-5
  • Katugampola Mangala (2020) — පුරාණ ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ සුසාන චාරිත්‍ර - දෙවලපොළ මැටි කුටීර සුසාන කැණීම˜" Kadulla Publication, ISBN 978-624-5509-01-0
  • Katugampola Mangala (2005) — පෞරාණික ස්ථාන හා ස්මාරක - රත්නපුර දිස්ත්‍රික්කය", Department of Archaeology, Colombo, ISBN 955-9159-33-X

 

POSITIONS

  • Director, Centre for Heritage Studies, University of Kelaniya 2021 to Present
  • Head of Department, Department of Archaeology, University of Kelaniya 2018 to 2021
  • Subject Coordinator, Archaeology, MSSc Degree programme, 2018-2021
  • Director GIS, Central Cultural Fund, Sri Lanka, 2016-2019
  • Senior Student Counsellor, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya 2015-2017
  • Academic Advisor, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya 2015-2017
EDITOR IN CHIEF OF JOURNALS
  • Editor in Chief, (2021), TRIVALENT" Volume 11, Issue 1, Department of Archaeology, University of Kelaniya, ISSN: O: 2792-1263, ISSN: P: 2783-8706
  • Editor in Chief, (2020), TRIVALENT" Volume 1, Issue 1 & 2, Department of Archaeology, University of Kelaniya, ISSN: O: 2792-1263, ISSN: P: 2783-8706
  • Editor in Chief, (2018), කලන" Volume 2, Issue 2, Art Council, University of Kelaniya, ISSN: 2602-8824
  • Editor in Chief, (2017), කලන" Volume 1, Issue 1, Art Council, University of Kelaniya, ISSN: 2602-8824

EDITING OF COLLECTIONS OF ESSAYS AND BOOKS

  • Member of Editorial Board, අමරාභිනන්දන (2018) Central Cultural Fund: Colombo, ISBN: 978-955-704-091-2
  • Member of Editorial Board, Essays in Archaeology: In honour of Professor H.T.Basnayake (2005) Godage International Publishers (Pvt) Ltd, ISBN: 955-20-8370-9
  • Member of Editorial Board, Upper Malvathu oya Archaeological Exploration project 2004-2008, Special Volume for the International Conference on Social Sciences- Sri Lanka, 2008, Research Centre for Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya.
  • Member of Editorial Board, Essays in Archaeology: in Honor of Professor Senake Bandarenayake.(2003) 
  • Member of Editorial Board, Anuradhapura Volume 3: The Hinterland"" Ed by Coningham R, Gunawardhana P,— BAR International Series 2568, ISBN 978-1-4073-1189-0

REVIEWER/ EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER OF JOURNALS

  • Member of Editorial Board, Vimarśana (2021) Vol I. Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, ISSN: 2806-5077
  • Member of Review Committee, International Journal of Archaeology (2021), Volume 9, Issue 2.
  • Member of Editorial Board, Vimarśana (2021) Vol II. Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, ISSN: 2806-5077
  • Member of Editorial Board, The Society of South Asian Archaeology 3rd International Congress: Abstract Volume (2010) Centre for Asian Studies, University of Kelaniya, ISBN: 978-955-904-493-2
  • Member of Review Committee, 1st Junior Academic Staff Symposium (JASS) 2018 in collaboration with Research Centre for Social Sciences (RCSS) (2018).
  • Member of Editorial Board and Review Committee, Global Illuminators research journals and conferences

 

 

  • Senate Honors for research for conducting high quality research and publishing in the year 2015 in international indexed journal International Journal of Culture and History, 2015, Vol:1(2), pp 129-134

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