Social Affairs launched its first special issue celebrating the Diamond Jubilee of the University of Peradeniya on December 25, 2017.

FALL 2017

Volume 1, Number 7


Inaugural Address of the Vice-Chancellor on 14th July, 1942

Sir W. Ivor Jennings


Recollections of the University of Peradeniya

Shanti Nandana Wijesinghe and Hasini Lecamwasam


‘Vajra Jayanthi’ of a Great Seat of Higher Learning - A Millennium Perspective

C.M. Madduma Bandara


For a Sustainable Tradition of Research in the Peradeniya Faculty of Arts

G. H. Peiris


Psychological, Sociological, and Political Dimensions of Ragging in Sri Lankan Universities

Siri Gamage


Peradeniya through Times: A Perspective from the Faculty of Medicine

An Interview with Prof. Arjuna Aluwihare


On the bank of the River Mahaweli

Wetara Mahinda


Peradeniya’s Research Output: An Assessment of 75 Years of Scholarship

Shanti Nandana Wijesinghe, M.P.M. De Mel and Pavithra Wickramage


The Origin, Development, and current perspectives on Archaeology

 R.M.M. Chandraratne


Centre of Gravity in Economics of Sri Lanka

 W. Wimalaratana and Lakshika Weragoda


Peradeniya’s Contribution to the Rewriting of the History of Sri Lanka

Chandra R. de Silva


The Story of Two Departments: Philosophy and Psychology



Peradeniya Academics of the early Days and their Contribution to Sinhala Studies

K.N.O. Dharmadasa


Sociology at the University of Ceylon