Before and after joining the EU (II)

„This is the future for Central Europe: [to] start to take itself more seriously; grow more mature in public discussion about directions, about the strategy and also about consequences of lack of such a strategy.“

In the following episode, Malwina Talik – research associate at IDM – is welcoming Wojciech Przybylski – President of Res Publica and Editor in Chief at Visegrad Insight – to discuss the aftermath of the „Eastern“ enlargement(s) of the EU.

Together, they will look to the changes, challenges, and opportunities 2004 EU enlargement brought. Moreover, we will focus on the case of Poland and its economic success story.

CEE – Central Europe Explained, an IDM podcast series powered by Erste Group.

With Wojciech Przybylski and Malwina Talik.

Wojciech Przybylski is the editor-in-chief of Visegrad Insight and president of the board at the Res Publica Foundation. His expertise includes European politics and political culture. Previously, he has been the editor-in-chief of Eurozine — a Vienna-based magazine with a European network of cultural journals, and the Polish quarterly Res Publica Nowa. He also co-authored the book “Understanding Central Europe”, Routledge 2017.