Poland’s erosion of EU standards PhD candidate Akudo McGee studies the contestation of EU norms

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What has set a pro-EU country like Poland on a collision course with Brussels? How damaging will the row over the rule of law and other fundamental values be to the Union? PhD candidate Akudo McGee is studying the contestation of EU norms, particularly in Poland. An American citizen of Nigerian descent, she views the European project from an outsider’s perspective—with fascination and, increasingly, concern.

Period1 Feb 2022

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  • Poland
  • norms
  • rule of law
  • European Union
  • research