Practicing Transatlantic Science and Knowledge Diplomacy: The DWIH New York

Practicing Transatlantic Science & Knowledge Diplomacy The DWIH New Yo © DWIH New York

Our Head of Programs Dr. Jan Lüdert spoke at the online colloquium of the Munich Science Communication Lab on October 10 at 7AM (EDT) / 1PM (CET).

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Dr. Lüdert gave a practitioner´s perspective on the evolving field of science and knowledge diplomacy. The talk
a) offered a brief outline of the historical and political context of establishing a global network of German Centers for Research and Innovation (DWIH);
b) discussed normative and practical importance as instances of both science and knowledge diplomacy for establishing academic freedom and exchange between researchers, policymakers, and industry;
c) illustrated the day-to-day praxis of the DWIH New York through highlighting the work of the center.

A discussion on the importance of fostering science and knowledge diplomacy, considering contestations to the liberal order, academic freedom, and science skepticism, amongst others, followed.

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Event Information

October 10, 2023, 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM

Organizer(s): Munich Science Communication Lab (MSCL), DWIH New York

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Jan Lüdert is Head of Programs at the German Center for Research and Innovation (DWIH) New York. Jan earned a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of British Columbia (UBC). He holds Harvard Kennedy’s School Public Leadership Credential; a First-Class Honors MA in International Relations from the Australian National University; and a BA in Public Policy from Hamburg University for Economics and Politics. He previously served as Associate Professor at City University of Seattle where he was the inaugural Director of Curriculum and Instruction. He held positions as Visiting Research Scholar at the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies at City University of New York's Graduate Center as well as Research Associate with the DFG 'Dynamics of Security' project at Philipps Marburg University. He is an alumnus of Seattle's World Affairs Council Fellows and UBC Liu Institute for Global Issues Scholar programs.
Jan Lüdert, German Center for Research and Innovation (DWIH) New York