Ania Skrzypek

Ania Skrzypek, (Skrzypek-Claassens) is Director for Research and Training at the Foundations for European Progressive Studies (FEPS). She holds Ph.D. cum laude in political sciences from the University of Warsaw, which degree she obtained for her thesis “Cooperation of the socialist and social democratic parties in uniting Europe. From Liaison Bureau to PES. 1957 – 2007.” (also published in book format in 2010).

Poland versus the EU – another battle done, while the struggle is still far from being over…

The last summit ended with observers shaking their heads with disbelief. It was the first time in history that a single government would reject the entire document summarising the conclusions of the Council. This lonely fighter, who left the scene feeling frantic, was the Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo. Her fury echoed in the statement …

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Politicising Europe: Transnational lists as a means of moving the debate from “if” to “which”

The 2014 European elections were undoubtedly ground-breaking. Their historical character was determined by the fact that all of the “traditional” European political families decided to diligently implement the provisions of the Lisbon Treaty. These enabled their European federations, the so-called euro-parties, to engage in the campaigns and also prompted them to elect top candidates. In …

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