Stefan Szwed

is Research Associate at the Centre for International Studies in the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford; and Mairie de Paris Visiting Fellow at the Centre d’études et de recherches internationales, Sciences Po Paris. He is also a policy practitioner in the area of elections and democracy support.


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A show of EU concern for developments in Poland can do no harm, writes Stefan Szwed, but ultimately the fate of the country’s democracy is for Poles themselves to sort out. And, luckily, crises often come with opportunities; Poland’s PiS challenge is stirring a new political awakening.

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