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 will speak at the online colloquium of the Munich Science Communication Lab on October 10 at 7AM (EDT) / 1PM (CET). Participation is free of charge, but registration is required.


Event Information

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

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

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

Finally, he will invite a discussion on the importance of fostering science and knowledge diplomacy, considering contestations to the liberal order, academic freedom, and science skepticism, amongst others.

This is an online event carried out in English. However, questions in German are also welcome. We look forward to your participation in our lively after-talk discussion! Please register in advance by clicking the button on top of the page.

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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.
Dr. Jan Lüdert, Head of Programs, German Center for Research and Innovation (DWIH) New York