Poland's Constitutional Breakdown: an update

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Professor Wojciech Sadurski

Professor Wojciech Sadurski


Dr Jan Zglinski

Dr Jan Zglinski

In 2019, Wojciech Sadurski published Poland's Constitutional Breakdown, in which he described the legal and political events that led to the country's recent turn towards illiberalism and democratic backsliding. Join us as he gives an update on the developments in Poland since: what has changed? What has remained the same? And what does Poland's constitutional future hold?

Meet our speaker and chair

Wojciech Sadurski (@WojSadurski) is Challis Professor in Jurisprudence at the University of Sydney. He also holds a position of Professor in the Centre for Europe in the University of Warsaw, and was visiting professor (in 2010, 2011 and 2012) at the University of Trento, Italy and in Cardozo Law School in New York. In 2013/2014 he was Straus Fellow and Global Visiting Professor of Law at New York University Law School. In Spring term, 2015, he was Visiting Professor at Yale Law School.

Jan Zglinski (@JanZglinski) is Assistant Professor of Law. Prior to joining LSE, he was Erich Brost Lecturer in German and European Union Law at the Faculty of Law and St Hilda’s College, University of Oxford. Jan studied law in Hamburg, Paris and Oxford and holds a PhD from the European University Institute. He was a visiting researcher at Yale Law School. His research focuses on EU constitutional and internal market law, with a particular interest in empirical legal approaches.

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