A Round Table chapter was inaugurated in Sri Lanka on 3 November 2018.
Dr Dayanath Jayasuriya PC, a member of the journal’s International Advisory Board, put together a launch event at the Movenpick Hotel, Colombo, which included a lecture on ‘The History of Cricket in the Commonwealth’ by Mr Chandra Schafter, a prominent former Sri Lankan cricketer and cricket administrator.
The editor of The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs, Dr Venkat Iyer, was present on the occasion and he introduced the journal and the Round Table organisation to the assembled guests. The Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, Dr Indrajit Coomaraswamy, also spoke on the occasion.
The Round Table now has chapters in Australia, Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka.
About The Round Table: Journal of Commonwealth International Affairs – Launched in 1910 as A Quarterly Review of the Politics of the British Empire, the Journal has, over time, become a journal offering informed scholarship and opinion on international relations with a Commonwealth focus serving the worlds of government, business, finance and academe. Six issues of the journal are published each year. Articles published in The Round Table are, as a rule, peer reviewed by experts in the relevant subject areas. The journal also, from time to time, carries important speeches and reports of relevance to the Commonwealth.