The Book Launching Ceremony

Prof. S. Pathmanathan is an emeritus Professor in the Department of History of the University of Peradeniya.  He was the Chair Professor of History of the Jaffna University and also in the University of Peradeniya successively. The illustrious career of Prof. Pathmanathn as a world renowed scholar, researcher, administrator and University don motivated the University to dedicate a felicitation volume. Hence, the Department of History of the University of Peradeniya published a volume which includes twenty five high quality research papers by various scholars, both local and international, in honour of Prof. Pathmanathan titled Essays on History, Culture and Foreign Relations : Festschrift for Prof. Pathmanathan.  The book launching ceremony was held at the Seminar Room of the Faculty of Arts on 6th December 2016 and the Chief Guest was Prof. Upul B Dissanayaka, the Vice-Chancellor of University of Peradeniya.