George M. Wilson -- 1937-2014

Thanks to Ryan Dunch for posting news about distinguished Asianists who have laid down their earthly burdens (so to speak). I want to follow his example and pay my respects to the late George M. Wilson, a distinguished historian of Japan who taught for many years at Indiana University.

Emeritus Prof. Senake Bandaranayake, 1938-2nd March 2015

Emeritus Prof. Senake Bandaranayake (1938 - 2015)

Eminent Sri Lankan Archaeologist, father of modern Archaeology in Sri Lanka and a tireless academic, Prof. Senake Bandaranayake passed away in his sleep on 2nd March 2015 leaving behind his beloved wife and partner for 51 years, Manel Fonseka.  

His death has left a large vacuum in Sri Lankan archaeology.

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