Department of Sociology

Centre for Comparative EU Studies

A partnership has been established between the Department of Sociology, University of Sussex and Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, to set up a Centre for Comparative EU Studies (CCEUS) in Chennai.

Professor Gerard Delanty and Dr Alana Lentin will be collaborating with the India Institute of Technology for the two-year partnership, which is funded by the European Commission. CCEUS will focus on globalization, and international relations and democracy as its two major research and teaching areas. Professor Delanty and Dr Lentin will assist CCEUS in building its research and teaching capacity and will contribute to workshops on questions of democracy, multiculturalism, rights, justice, law and civil society in EU and India.