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Under the motto of Bringing Politics and Technology Together, the Hochschule für Politik München / TUM School of Governance examines the interactions among politics, the economy, society, and technology, seeking a multi- and transdisciplinary social scientific understanding of these interactions. 

In order to breath life into this approach, we established in 2017 our signature event Munich Talks. A place for political and intellectual exchanges where scholars, politicians, and policy-makers share their experience and expertise.

On January 20, 2020 (17.30h) we are honored to welcome


Prof. Thomas F. Hofmann

President of the Technical University of Munich

Science and Engineering in a Changing World


Following his studies in food chemistry at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Thomas F. Hofmann obtained his doctorate and completed his postdoctoral studies at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). After becoming deputy director of the German Research Center for Food Chemistry in 1999, he was appointed Chair of Food Chemistry at the University of Münster in 2002 and returned to TUM in 2007 as full professor of Food Chemistry and Molecular Sensory Science. He coordinated the Knowledge & Innovation Community EIT Food of the European Institute of Technology (EIT) in 2016 and, since 2017, has been member of the EIT Food Board of Directors. From 2017 to 2019, he was director of the new Leibniz-Institute for Food Systems Biology at TUM. From 2009 to 2019, he served as Senior Vice President Research & Innovation of TUM. Since October 1, 2019, he has been president of TUM.

Science and Engineering in a Changing World

What is the appropriate role for science and engineering in a world where political certainties are dissolving while global problems such as climate change need solutions? How do research and education need to adapt? Prof. Thomas F. Hofmann, the President of the Technical University of Munich (TUM), will address these issues on January 20.


We kindly ask you to register below and provide us with the information requested. Please be advised that you can only participate in the event if you have registered! After a successful registration you will receive a confirmation e-mail from confluence@tum.de

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

We are looking forward to welcoming you in January at the Hochschule für Politik München/TUM School of Governance.


Yours sincerely,

Tony Müller


www.munich-talks.de

Venue: Hochschule für Politik München - Piazza

Date: January 20, 2020 - 17.30h (Reception to follow)

Address: Richard-Wagner-Str. 1, 80333 Munich

If you experience any technical difficulties or if you have further questions, please contact:

E-Mail: tony.mueller@hfp.tum.de


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