Associate Professor
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Sarbeswar Sahoo is Associate Professor of Sociology at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India. He was Charles Wallace Fellow at Queen's University Belfast, UK and Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at Max Weber Kolleg, University of Erfurt, Germany. Sahoo has been collaborating closely with WISERD co-director, Professor Paul Chaney, on issues related to civil society and good governance.

Sahoo's research interests include civil society and state relationship and sociology of religion in the South Asian context. He has published several peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters on these issues. He is the author of: "Civil Society and Democratisation in India: Institutions, Ideologies and Interests" (Routledge, 2013) and "Pentecostalism and Politics of Conversion in India" (Cambridge University Press, 2018).
 


Exploring effective practice in civil society organisations' promotion of human rights, good governance and social justice in India and Bangladesh
This multidisciplinary research network project is jointly hosted by WISERD and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi. It is funded under a Global Challenge Research Fund award from the Academy of Medical Sciences. The Principal Investigators are Professor Paul
Research Team:
Paul Chaney (Cardiff University), Sarbeswar Sahoo (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi)
Paper
Non-Technical Position Paper No.1: Exploring effective practice in civil society organisations’ promotion of citizenship rights, good governance and social justice in India and Bangladesh
This briefing is from the ‘Exploring effective practice’ project 2018-19 funded by the Academy of Medical Sciences. It reports on the findings of fieldwork, including a two-day workshop, with NGOs in India who represent different religions and work to advance gender equality...