Presentation by Dr Roshan de Silva Wijeyeratne, 14 January 2014

The CLDG’s first meeting of 2014 took place on Tuesday, 14 January 2014, 2.00pm in the Ken Mason Suite. We welcomed Dr Roshan de Silva Wijeyeratne, Lecturer, Griffith Law School, Queensland, Australia, speaking on the topic:

‘In Search of the Ancient Constitution in South and Southeast Asia: The Galactic Polity as Inspiration for the Constitutional Accommodation of National Pluralism in Postwar Sri Lanka’

Dr de Silva Wijeyeratne’s talk was based on an aspect of his new book, Nation, Constitutionalism and Buddhism in Sri Lanka (Routledge, 2013). His talk was followed by commentary from Asanga Welikala as discussant.

The meeting was followed by an informal reception.

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Chair: Tom Daly