St Antony's Liaison Officer for Texas
Asian Studies, 2003
Agnes Thambynayagam has conducted extensive research into Sri Lankan history between 1498 and 1833. A significant portion of her research was conducted during her tenure at St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford, England in 2003-2007. Agnes has travelled throughout Sri Lanka, Europe, Canada and the United States. Her wide knowledge and her understanding of her people both at home and abroad have given her an insightful perspective, which illuminates her book, ‘The Gentiles, A History of Sri Lanka 1498-1833’. Agnes holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Houston, Texas and a Masters degree in Education from the University of Bridgeport, Connecticut. She studied the culture of India at the University of Western Connecticut, USA and Buddhism and Hinduism at the University of Oxford in England. Agnes is currently the Liaison officer for Antonians in Texas, USA.