The Ananda Coomaraswamy Memorial Oration was delivered by Prof. Rohana Chandrajith, who was the recipient of the Medal in 2016. Prof. Rohana Chandrajith has contributed tremendously towards the Sri Lankan Geology, and serves as the current Head of the Department of Geology, University of Peradeniya.
Title:From rocks to health: Pioneering contributions to an emerging field of Geoscience.
The ceremony was held on 22nd August 2017 (Tuesday) at 2.30 pm at the P.W. Vitanage Hall, Department of Geology, University of Peradeniya. Many GSSL members including eminent retired geologists attended this event.