KATHMANDU, Nov 30: The Royal Asiatic Society has announced the launch of the Surya P Subedi Prize for the publication of a book or article on Nepal in English in any one calendar year. Professor Subedi OBE KC DCL LLD is an international jurist of Nepali origin.
Nominations are invited for publications on Nepal during 2022 and should include a short paragraph of not more than 500 words detailing why the book or article should be considered for the prize accompanied by a short biography of the author and one letter of support. Nominations for the Prize will close on March 30, 2023. The nominations will then be considered by a panel of judges and the winner will be announced by the end of September 2023.
This Prize has been offered by Dr James J Busuttil to honor the work and distinguished career of his friend and colleague, Professor Surya P Subedi OBE KC DCL LLD, Professor of International Law at the University of Leeds. The Prize will be awarded on the recommendation of judges, with the collaboration of Dr Busuttil and Professor Subedi.
The Royal Asiatic Society in a statement said that it will be responsible for administering the Prize which will be presented in conjunction with a public lecture to be given by the winner at an open meeting of the Society.