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History educator

Madampege Ubayasiri De Silva, Sri Lankan history educator. British Commonwealth Academy Staff fellow, 1984, National Endowment of the Humanities fellow, 1991. Secretary Lanka Samasamaja Party, Hikkaduwa-Telwatta, Sri Lanka, 1966-1973. Member Sri Lanka Universities Sports Association (president since 1995), Sri Lanka History Association (secretary 1988-1992), American Studies Association (editor 1990-1992).

Background

Silva, Madampege Ubayasiri De was born on February 25, 1938 in Malawenna, Sri Lanka. Son of Madampege Karolis and Kaludewa (Merisinona) De Silva Pin.

Education

Bachelor in History with honors, Vidyalankara University, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 1963. Master of Arts in History, Vidyalankara University, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Vidyalankara University, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 1976.

Career

Teacher Sri Lanka Education Department, 1964-1966. Instructor Official Language Department, Sri Lanka, 1966-1968. Assistant archivist Department Archives, Sri Lanka, 1968-1975.

Lecturer University Sri Lanka, Jaffna, 1975-1978, Vidyalankara, 1978-1979. Lecturer, professor Ruhuna University, Matara, since 1979. Advisor curriculum department Education Department, since 1975.

Membership

Secretary Lanka Samasamaja Party, Hikkaduwa-Telwatta, Sri Lanka, 1966-1973. Member Sri Lanka Universities Sports Association (president since 1995), Sri Lanka History Association (secretary 1988-1992), American Studies Association (editor 1990-1992).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, charitable activities.

Connections

Married Chitra Hemalatha De Silva, November 29, 1973. Children: Nadeeka, Maleeka, Janeeka.

father:
Madampege Karolis Pin

mother:
Kaludewa (Merisinona) De Silva Pin

spouse:
Chitra Hemalatha De Silva

children:
Nadeeka Silva

Maleeka Silva

Janeeka Silva