Languages: Polish, German, English
Areas of Expertise: Germany's EU and foreign policy, Poland in the EU, EU politics
Piotr Buras is a journalist, author and expert in German and European politics. Between 2008 and 2012 he worked as a columnist and Berlin correspondent for “Gazeta Wyborcza”, the biggest Polish daily. He started his professional career in the late 1990s at the Center for International Relations in Warsaw, one of the first Polish think-tanks. He continued his career at the Institute for German Studies at the University of Birmingham and at the University of Wroclaw (Poland). He was also visiting fellow at the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik in Berlin. His recent book “Moslems and the other Germans. The Reinvention of the Berlin Republic” was published in Polish in 2011.
by Piotr Buras - 21st January, 2016
If Germany wants to avoid further deterioration of its relationship with Poland, it is important to make clear that a discussion of the rule of law in their country is not a German-Polish affair and an illegitimate meddling in Polish affairs, but a legitimate part of a European public debate.
16th December, 2015
Piotr Buras, head of ECFR’s Warsaw office, Mark Leonard, Director of ECFR, Almut Moeller, head of ECFR’s Berlin office, and Susi Dennison, Co-Director of the European Power programme, discuss.
Piotr Buras, head of ECFR’s Warsaw office, Mark Leonard, Director of ECFR, Almut Moeller, head of ECFR’s Berlin office, and Susi Dennison, Co-Director of the European Power programme, discuss.Listen online
ECFR experts discuss findings of ECFR’s Britain in Europe renegotiation scorecard, a regular assessment of how the British asks are perceived in other member states.Listen online
ECFR's director Mark Leonard speaks to Silvia Francescon, head of ECFR's Rome office, Josef Janning, senior policy fellow from ECFR's Berlin office, and Piotr Buras, head of ECFR's Warsaw office, about what the results will mean for Britain's membership of the EU and the development of the EU going forward.
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