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List of Trainers

International Expert Trainers

William Jeffery
Maritime Archaeologist
James Cook University
Townesville, Australia

 

Jon Capenter
Conservator
Western Australian Maritime Museum

 

National Expert Trainers

Lt. Cdr. Somasiri Devendra
Adjunct Associate Professor, James Cook University
Special Advisor on Maritime Archaeology, Department of Archaeology
Executive Committee Member, ICOMOS Sri Lanka
Member, ICOMOS-ICUCH

 

Dr. Roland Silva
Emeritus President of ICOMOS International
Former Director-General of Archaeology
Former President, ICOMOS Sri Lanka

 

Prof. Senake Bandaranayake
Former Director, Post Graduate Institute of Archaeology, University of Kelaniya
Former Ambassador to France and Pakistan and
Former Ambassador, Permanent Delegation of Sri Lanka to UNESCO
Former President, ICOMOS Sri Lanka

 

Dr. Siran Upendra Deraniyagala
Former Director-General
Department of Archaeology

 

Dr. Mohan Abeyratne
Director
Scientific, Research Laboratories and Maritime Archaeology Unit
Central Cultural Fund

 

Prof. Nimal de Silva
Director, Post Graduate Institute of Archaeology
Former President, ICOMOS Sri Lanka

 

Archt. Pali Wijeratne
Former President, ICOMOS Sri Lanka

 

Dr. Raj Somadewa
Senior Lecturer
Post Graduate Institute of Archaeology
University of Kelaniya

 

Mrs. Nerina de Silva
Artifact Conservator

 

List of Trainees

1. Mr. Samaraweera Mudiyanselage Nandadasa
    Archaeological Research Officer 
    Central Cultural Fund of Sri Lanka

 

2. Mr. Amalka Wijesuriya Juwanwadu
    Archaeological Research Assistant
    Department of Archaeology of Sri Lanka

 

3. Mr. Palawinnege Rasika Muthucumarana
    Archaeological Research Officer
    Central Cultural Fund of Sri Lanka

 

4. Mr. Wijamunige Chandraratne
    Archaeological Research Officer, Diver
    Central Cultural Fund of Sri Lanka

 

5. Mr. Abesing Mallawa Arachchige Dayananda
    Archaeological Research Officer
    Central Cultural Fund of Sri Lanka

 

6. Mr. Wickramanayaka Sanath Karunaratna
    Archaeological Excavation Officer
    Department of Archaeology of Sri Lanka

 

7. Mr. Kalu Dewalage Palitha Weerasingha
    Archaeological Research Officer
    Central Cultural Fund of Sri Lanka

 

8. Mr. Janaka Warusavithana
    Artifact Conservator
    Department of Archaeology of Sri Lanka

 

9. Mr. Kumarasingha Pradeep Thannegedara
    Museum Keeper and Archaeological Diver
    Department of National Museums of Sri Lanka

 

10. Mr.Kottawa Yaddehige Gamini Saman
      Artifact Conservator
      Central Cultural Fund of Sri Lanka

 

11. Ms. Gardi Achchige Darshani Samanthilaka
      Archaeological Research Assistant
      Department of Archaeology of Sri Lanka

 

12. Mrs. Kasthuri Arachchige Anusha Kasthuri
      Artifact Conservator
      Department of Archaeology of Sri Lanka

 

13. Mr. Deng Qijiang
      Archaeological Diver
      Jingzhou Museum of China