Dr Šimečka becomes MEP

Dr Šimečka becomes MEP

17 July 2019

Dr Michal Šimečka (MPhil Russian and East European Studies, 2006) has been elected to the European Parliament, representing the 'Progressive Slovakia' party. Dr Šimečka wrote his MPhil thesis on mobilisation techniques in Eastern Europe. He had previously worked in the European Parliament and for the think-tank the Centre for European Policy Studies, and had written for the Financial Times.

The Progressive Slovakia party won 20% of their country's vote, and Dr Šimečka is vice-chair.