A Voyage into the National Archives via Experienced Hands Speaking on You Tube

ABSORB THIS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qz6zMy9Hf1U&t=924s​

ජාතික ලේඛනාගාරයේ විකාශය හා වටිනාකම 22 June 2020

වර්ෂ 2017 දෙසැම්බර් මස ජාතික ලේඛනාගාරයේ වාචික ඉතිහාසය සුරැකීමේ වැඩසටහන යටතේ, පර්යේෂකයන් සහ ජාතික ලේඛනාරක්ෂක දෙපාර්තමේන්තුවේ විශ්‍රාමික නිලධාරීන් පිරිසකගේ අත්දැකීම්, පටිගත කරන ලදී. ඒ ඇසුරින් ජාතික ලේඛනාගාරයේ විකාශය සහ එහි වැදගත්කම, ලන්දේසි, බ්‍රිතාන්‍ය සහ නිදහසින් පසු කාල වකවානුවල රාජ්‍ය ලේඛන සහ වෙනත් ලේඛන එකතූන් එනම්, පුවත්පත් එකතූව හා ශ්‍රව්‍ය දෘශ්‍ය ලේඛන, අධිලේඛන පරිශීලනය කළ යුතු ආකාරය, අනාගතයේ දී නව තාක්ෂණය තුළින් ලේඛනාගාරය වෙනස් විය යුතු ආකාරය පිළිබඳ ඔබට ඉතා වැදගත් අදහස් ඇතුළත් සංක්ෂිප්ත වාර්තා වැඩසටහනක් ඉදිරිපත් කරන ලදී….. VIZ  = The Development and Worth of the Department of National Archives

LISTEN to the following archival workers and/or researchers clarify their experiences in Sinhala or English

KD Paranavithana
Malini Endagama
Indrani Munasinghe
Nirmal Dewasiri
John Rogers
Sarath Deepawansa
SarojaWettasinghe
Indrani Munasinghe
SA Meegama
UB Karunananda
Sriyani Bernadette Gunawardana
Vasodh Egodawatte
WAD Wijewaperuma
…. and here recording my sincere appreciation of the assiduous work done within the portals of the Peradeniya University Library by Sriyani Bernadette in assisting my presentation of the four-volume Documents of the Ceylon National Congress (1977) … while bemoaning her departure from this our world.

ALSO NOTE

… while extending our appreciation to Dr Nadeera Rupasinghe for her initiative in composing this arresting presentation

1 Comment

Filed under accountability, ancient civilisations, British imperialism, Buddhism, caste issues, commoditification, communal relations, constitutional amendments, cultural transmission, education, evolution of languages(s), heritage, historical interpretation, immigration, Indian Ocean politics, Indian religions, insurrections, island economy, Kandyan kingdom, land policies, language policies, life stories, literary achievements, modernity & modernization, nationalism, power politics, self-reflexivity, Sinhala-Tamil Relations, sri lankan society, the imaginary and the real, unusual people, welfare & philanthophy, world events & processes

One response to “A Voyage into the National Archives via Experienced Hands Speaking on You Tube

  1. Janaka Perera

    I am not that keen on listening to Nirmal Ranjith Dewasri. He is one of those who justified the LTTE’s traditional homeland (so-called Tamil Eelam) during the war. Over 20 years ago in a TV interview, he called the Sri Lankan military mercenaries and said that the LTTE cadres were fighting for a cause. Towards the end of the war when Sri Lankan troops were about to finish off the Tigers he was among those who demanded that the war be stopped immediately. His mindset again proves that academic achievements and wisdom are not the same

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.