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The Values of Europe (Mini-series): Balancing universalist and particularist influences; Navigating uniformity and flexibility

Professor Ronan McCrea argues that an understanding of the EU as a polity based exclusively on shared liberal democratic values obscures the tension between universalist and specific influences within the Union, and explores the limits of the shared values the EU can insist upon, while sustaining the integration project. Continue reading The Values of Europe (Mini-series): Balancing universalist and particularist influences; Navigating uniformity and flexibility

The Values of Europe (Mini-series): A view from Poland

In response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, His Excellency Piotr Wilczek, Polish Ambassador to the UK, reflects on the importance of European solidarity and a closer economic and strategic partnership between the EU and Ukraine. This blog forms part of a mini-series on European values, which will comprise of contributions on this subject from EU Ambassadors to the UK and UCL academics, running from 28 … Continue reading The Values of Europe (Mini-series): A view from Poland