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Associazione Italo-Americana

October 19, 2023 - 15:30 Penthouse

Supported by the Associazione di cultura e di studio italo-americana Luciano Finelli Friends of the Johns Hopkins University

Poland and Slovakia Elect: What Next for Ukraine and European Democracy?
Balazs Jarabik, Dexis Consulting Group

hosted by Professor Veronica Anghel

Monika Sus
Hertie School's Centre for International Security
Edit Zgut-Przybylska
Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN); CEU Democracy Institute

Balazs Jarabik is the Program Director of the Dexis Consulting Group

Monika Sus is a Visiting Professor at the Hertie School's Centre for International Security and associate professor at the Polish Academy of Sciences. At the Hertie School she leads the Horizon2020 project - ENGAGE: Envisioning a New Governance Architecture for a Global Europe. Between 2015 and 2019 she was Dahrendorf Postdoctoral Fellow and directed the Dahrendorf Foresight Project. In 2016–2017 she spent one year as Jean Monnet Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute in Florence where she remains affiliated. Monika has been granted several scholarships at the University of Leipzig, University of Montreal, and European Union Centre of Excellence at the University in Pittsburgh (among others). She published five books and several journal articles that appeared in International Affairs, Journal of Common Market Studies, Geopolitics, Contemporary Security Policy, Journal of European Integration, The British Journal of Politics, International Relationsas well as Futures: The journal of policy, planning and futures studies, and Global Policy. Her research interests lie primarily in international relations, particularly in the study of European Union´s foreign, security and defence policy and in the investigation of the institutional dynamics between the supranational and national level in EU's foreign policy making. She also works on bilateral cooperation between EU´s Member States in the field of foreign and security policy as well as on the application of foresight methods in IR.

Dr. Edit Zgut-Przybylska is an adjunct professor at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology (IFIS) in the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN) and a visiting fellow at CEU Democracy Institute. She received her PhD in Sociology from GSSR at IFIS PAN. She is the Vice-Chair of Amnesty International Hungary and a visiting lecturer at the Foreign Service Institute of the US State Department. She previously worked at Political Capital Research Institute and prior to that, she was a journalist at various media outlets in Hungary. She holds an MA in Political Science from ELTE TÁTK and graduated as a journalist at Bálint György Journalism Academy. Her research interest covers informality and populism in the context of democratic backsliding and the constraining role of the European Union. She published in peer-reviewed journals like the European Politics and Society and the Hague Journal on the Rule of Law.

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