M. Ed. Bastian Vajen

M. Ed. Bastian Vajen
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Callinstraße 22
30167 Hannover
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002
M. Ed. Bastian Vajen
Address
Callinstraße 22
30167 Hannover
Building
Room
002
Positions
Research Staff
Institute of Political Science
Research Staff
Institute of Democracy Education

FOCAL POINTS IN RESEARCH AND TEACHING

Citizenship, interdisciplinary citizenship education, qualitative methods, students' beliefs, teachers' beliefs

CURRICULUM VITAE

  • Professional background

    since 05/2017 

    Research Fellow, Department of Civic Education, Institute for Political Science, Leibniz Universität Hannover

    02/2018 - 02/2019

    Administration of the Leibniz Research Center "Center for Inclusive Citizenship" (CINC)“ (CINC)

    Since 03/2019

    Associate Member (CINC)

  • Education

    10/2014 – 04/2017

    Master of Education (Politics/Economics/English) at the Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, Degree: Master of Education

    10/2012 – 09/2017

    Bachelor of Arts (Sozial Sciences) at the Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, Degree: Bachelor of Arts

    10/2010 – 09/2014

    Bachelor of Arts ( Politics/Economics/English ) at the Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, Degree: Bachelor of Arts

  • Courses

    Summer semester 2022

    Introduction to citizenship education

    Winter semester  2020/2021

    Master's colloquium citizenship education

    Summer semester 2020

    Master's colloquium citizenship education

    Winter semester  2019/20

    Master's colloquium citizenship education

    Educational research in citizenship education

    Summer semester  2019

    Master's colloquium citizenship education

    Educational research in citizenship education

    Winter semester 2018/19

    Master's colloquium citizenship education

    Educational research in citizenship education

    Summer semester  2018

    Master's colloquium citizenship education

    Educational research in citizenship education

    Winter semester  2017/18

    Educational research in citizenship education

    Summer semester  2017

    Educational research in citizenship education

  • Memberships

    Comparative and International Education Society (CIES)

    Deutsche Vereinigung für Politische Bildung (DVPB) [German Association for Political Education]

    European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR)

    Gesellschaft für Politikdidaktik und politische Jugend- und Erwachsenenbildung (GPJE)[Society for Political Didactics and Political Youth and Adult Educatio]

    Leibniz Forschungszentrum „Center for Inlcusive Citizenship“ (CINC)

  • Projects

    since 03/2022

    REACT - Recognising Extremism and Conspiracy Theories
    Duration: 03/2022-02/2025                                                                                                                    Function:  Application and project management together with Elizaveta Firsova
    Funded by: European Comission                                                                            
    Funding directive: Erasmus+   

    seit 09/2020

    CiviMatics - Interdisciplinary mathematic modeling meets civic education
    Duration: 09/2020-09/2023                                                                                                                       Function: Application and project management together
    Funded by: European Comission                                                                            
    Funding directive: Erasmus+   

    01/2020-12/2021

    Digital Citizenship Education: Understanding Teachers’ Perspectives and Practice
    Duration: 01/2020-12/2021                                                                                                                        Function:  Application and project management together with  Steve Kenner & Prof. Dr. Frank Reichert
    Funded by: DAAD
    Funding directive:  PPP Programme

    09/2019-02/2022

    TEACH – Targeting extremism and conspiracy theories
    Duration: 09/2019-02/2022                                                                                                                       Function: Application and project management together with Elizaveta Firsova
    Funded by: European Comission                                                                            
    Funding directive: Erasmus+                                                                                                          

    04/2019-04/2020

    Development of a structure-building teaching concept in the teacher training master's program for the subject social studies as a subject combination of geography, history, and politics at comprehensive schools
    Duration: 04/2019-04/2021                                                                                                                    Function:  Application together Prof. Dr. Christiane Meyer  and project management "politics" (until 10/19)
    Funded by: Leibniz Universität Hannover (LSE)
    Funding directive: Study quality funds of the study commission                                                

    09/2017-08/2020

    Europe Alive - Computer Assisted Simulation for Education
    Duration: 09/2017-09/2020                                                                                                                    Function: Subproject management Leibniz University Hannover                                                     Funded by: European Comission                                                                            
    Funding directive: Erasmus+