Dessislava Hristova Kurzydlowski has a BA and MA in EU Studies from Sofia University. Currently she is finishing her PhD in Political Studies of the EU, focusing on civil society development in Bulgaria after the fall of communism. She spent a research year at the University of Oxford and was enrolled in a summer Institute on Philanthropy at Georgetown University.
Published in: Can Europe Make It?Bulgaria: leaving no man's land behind for the EU open door
One lesson we are learning is that although Brussels is important, it is not a universal solution. Brussels is used...
Published in: Can Europe Make It?Bulgaria: lost in transition
Many of the problems in Bulgaria today stem from the corrupt and undemocratic way in which the 1989 transition was...