Jean Monnet

Jean Monnet Chair in European Political Sociology (2016-2018)

The Jean Monnet Chair was funded by the European Commission, and held at the Institute of Sociological Studies, eurcomCharles University in Prague.  The focus of the Chair was European Political Sociology and the key objectives were to highlight the importance of the European and transnational levels for contemporary analysis in sociology as well as to strengthen sociological research regarding Europe – in a comparative vein – and regarding EU integration in particular.

The Chair offered a set of innovative and topical courses in, or related to, a new and promising sub-field in sociology, the sociology of European Integration, including a course on a Sociology of European Cinema. The Jean Monnet Chair further organized short, focused events on Teaching Europe and Debating Europe from the Fall of 2016 onwards, of interest to both students and professors, and a major international conference in November 2018.