Professor Bhaswati Sarkar of the Centre for European Studies (CES), School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, India has been awarded prestigious Jean Monnet Chair in Democracy, Diversity and European Identity in the European Union. Starting from 3 October 2020, the duration of the Chair is for three years. The European Commission as part of its’ Erasmus+ programme awards the Chair through a competitive process. It recognizes the Chair holder’s expertise in a specific field of European Union. She has also been awarded the Jean Monnet Module on Understanding European Integration through Regional Lens, for three years starting from 25 September 2020. The Module is also part of the European Commission’s Erasmus+ programme aimed at developing knowledge about EU.
The Chair and Module grant will be utilized to strengthen existing courses and organize lectures, seminars, roundtables and workshops for comprehensive understanding of contemporary European developments and India-EU relations. This website is to share the information about these events and a platform of news, views, information about EU and Europe.