Professor Subedi elected Council Member of the Royal Asiatic Society

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Kathmandu: Professor Surya P. Subedi, OBE, KC, of the School of Law has been elected a Council Member of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland for a term of four years by the Anniversary General Meeting of the Royal Society held in London recently.

Professor Subedi is the author of several books on international legal aspects of Asian affairs and has served as the Chief Editor of the Asian Journal of International Law which is published by Cambridge University Press. One of his books ‘Human Rights in Eastern Civilizations’ was published by Edward Elgar Publishing in 2021. He has been a Fellow of the Royal Society since 2022.

The Royal Society was founded in 1923 and received its Royal Charter from King George IV in 1924 for the investigation of subjects connected with and for the encouragement of science, literature and the arts in relation to Asia.  King Charles III is the Patron of the Society.

Professor Subedi said that he was honoured by his election to the Council of the Royal Society and looked forward to contributing to its important work in the years to come.