400+ participants / 50+ speakers / 15+ panels


Day 2

Security Architecture in Europe after the War in Ukraine

17:00 – 18:00


Marta Szpala

Senior Fellow at the Center for Eastern Studies

Political analyst, lecturer, journalist, and commentator specializing in the Western Balkans and EU’s neighborhood and enlargement policies. Holds an MA in International Relations and studied Slavic Studies at Warsaw University. Senior Fellow in the Centre for Eastern Studies in Warsaw. PhD candidate at the Graduate School for Social Research of the Polish Academy of Science. Works as a journalist for Polish Weekly Tygodnik Powszechny.

Participated in various international research projects devoted to EU’s policy in the Western Balkans as Research Assistant, Researcher, and Project Coordinator. Recently, focus mainly on the issue of energy transformation, energy poverty in the Western Balkans and ecological activism in this region. This year, in the framework of Kosovo Research and Analysis Fellowship (KRAF) conducted field research and published report  Cold in Coming. Living in Energy Poverty in a time of crisis. Reflection from Kosovo in a book Confronting Multiple Crises: Local and International Perspectives on Policy-Making in Kosovo edited by I. Armakolas et al.