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May 19: IFS Lecture Series with Professor Jan Germen Janmaat

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Jan Germen Janmaat is Professor of Political Socialization at the Institute of Education at University College London. His research focuses on the role of (school) education in promoting political values, such as tolerance, trust, and political engagement. At the IFS Lecture Series “What's new in Educational Research? Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Research Projects in Empirical Educational Research”, he will present research findings that shed light on “Social inequality in political engagement: What can schools do to remedy the gap?”. Following on from this, Pascal Alscher will present findings from the project Development of Political and Social Competence in Adolescence (EPKO). We are looking forward to a lively participation and discussion!

Students and employees of TU Dortmund University are cordially invited to this lecture, which will start in room 022 of the CDI building at 2:15 pm.

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Location & approach

The most convenient highway exits are on the B 1/A 40 (Dortmund-Barop) (closer to the North Campus) and on the A45 (Dortmund-Eichlinghofen). The university is signposted at both exits. In the local road network you will find signs to Campus Nord, where the Campus Treff is also located. From Emil-Figge-Strasse, entrance no. 18 and from Vogelspothsweg entrance no. 23 lead to parking spaces near the venue.

From Dortmund main station, take the S-Bahn "S1" in the direction of Solingen on track 7 to the stop "Dortmund-Universität" (price level A). The S-Bahn runs every 15 minutes during peak hours on weekdays and takes about 6 minutes. From Düsseldorf, the S-Bahn runs every 30 minutes. Directly at the S-Bahn station you will find the CDI building, which houses the Center for Research on Education and School Development.

One of the university's landmarks is the H-Bahn, which has two terminuses on the North Campus. One is located directly above the S-Bahn station and is easily accessible from it by elevators. The other is located in the center of Campus North at the bridge between the University Library and the Mensa, right next to the Audimax. The H-Bahn runs from here to the South Campus and the Eichlinghofen district.

Dortmund has an airport connected with some destinations in Central Europe. There are regular flights, for example, to Amsterdam, Berlin, Dresden, Katowice, Krakow, Leipzig-Halle, London, Munich, Nuremberg, Paris, Poznan, Stuttgart, Vienna and Zurich. For the approximately 20 kilometers from the Dortmund airport to the campus, you can take the bus to the main train station and from there the S-Bahn. Faster is usually the use of a cab. Far more international flight connections are offered by the Rhine-Ruhr Airport in Düsseldorf, about 60 kilometers away, which can be reached directly by S-Bahn from the university station.