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Britain-Nepal Academic Council
The Britain-Nepal Academic Council was established on 23 May 2000 at a large meeting at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London of British academics and researchers interested in various aspects of Nepal. The objective of the Council is to promote academic and scholarly links between Britain and Nepal through, inter alia, collaborative research, exchange programmes and organisation of annual lectures, and seminars on areas of mutual interest to both British and Nepali academics and researchers. Prof. Surya Subedi, who was the founding chairperson of the Council, served in this capacity for ten years before handing over responsibilities to Prof. Michael Hutt in 2009. Prof. David Gellner, who is the current Chairman, took the position on 25 April 2014.
The current Executive Officers are:
- Professor David Gellner (University of Oxford), Chairman
- Dr Krishna Adhikari (CNSUK/University of Oxford), General Secretary
- Dr Celayne Heaton Shrestha (Independent Researcher), Treasurer
Other members of the executive committee are:
- Professor Michael Hutt (SOAS, University of London)
- Professor Ian Harper (University of Edinburgh)
- Dr Ben Campbell (Durham University)
- Dr Sondra Hausner (University of Oxford)
- Professor Surya Subedi OBE, QC (University of Leeds)
- Dr Jeevan Sharma (University of Edinburgh)
- Dr Feyzi Ismail (SOAS, University of London)
- Premila van Ommen (University of Arts London)
- Dr Sara Parker (Liverpool John Moores University)
- Dr Stefanie Lotter (SOAS, University of London)
- Dr Kalyan Bhandari (University of the West of Scotland)
Click here to see list of general members of BNAC.
On these pages you will find details of past and forthcoming events sponsored and organised by the BNAC, a membership form, and some means of contacting us. We hope you will find these useful, and we look forward to meeting you at one of our future events. If you have any kind of research or teaching interest in Nepal, please do join us.
For details, click here to download BNAC brochure.