Christian Lamker

Dr. Christian Lamker

Dr. Christian Lamker

I am a highly passionate, energetic and strongly motivated spatial planning researcher. My objective is to foster my academic career by building on my PhD research and strong networks, working in interdisciplinary teams, bringing together ideas and concepts at the interface between research and practice to support urban change towards a resilient, inclusionary and just future.

Employment History

March 2017 to present
TU Dortmund University, School of Spatial Planning,
Department of Spatial Planning and Planning Theory (Prof. Dr. Thorsten Wiechmann)
Research Assistant, Lecturer Spatial Planning & Planning Theory

May 2016 to present
TU Dortmund University, School of Spatial Planning,
Department of Urban and Regional Planning (Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sabine Baumgart)
Research Assistant, project on implementation of legal provisions for commercial immission protection in urban planning (IRIS)

July 2016 to February 2017
TU Dortmund University, School of Spatial Planning,
Department of Urban Design and Land Use Planning (Prof. Christa Reicher)
Coordinator state graduate school “Energy Efficiency in the District – Clever Supply.Rebuild.Activate“

February to June 2015
Visiting Research Fellow, Centre for Urban Research, RMIT University, Melbourne/Australia
Supported by a DAAD scholarship

2010–2016
TU Dortmund University, School of Spatial Planning,
Institute of Spatial Planning (2010-13) and Dean’s Office (2013-16)
Lecturer, Research Assistant, School Manager Study & Tuition, Study Coordinator,
Academic Counsellor, Public Relations Officer

2001 to present
Independent Freelance Photojournalist

2001–2010
Founder, operator and journalist of a German photography community (DigitalFotoNetz.de)

Teaching Experience

  • Lecture Planning Theory (undergraduate), with Professor Thorsten Wiechmann.
  • Lecture and supervision of student projects (under- and postgraduate).
  • Lecture and supervision of student tutors (under- and postgraduate).
  • Colloquium with planning professionals, with Professor Sabine Baumgart and Ulla Greiwe.
  • Supervision and examination of Bachelor and Master Theses.
  • Guest lectures at the universities of Auckland and Duisburg-Essen.

Professional Memberships

  • Young Professionals’ Forum of the German Academy for Spatial Research and Planning (ARL), elected member of the steering committee (since 2016)
  • Regional Group North Rhine-Westphalia, ARL Young Professionals Forum, elected speaker (since 2016)
  • Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP), Thematic Group on Complexity & Planning.
  • AESOP Young Academics Network.
  • International Academic Association on Planning, Law, and Property Rights (PLPR).

Education

2014–2016
TU Dortmund University, School of Spatial Planning
PhD in Spatial Planning (Dr. rer. pol.)
Title (translated): “Uncertainty and Complexity in Planning Processes: Theoretical Perspectives on Regional Planning and Climate Adaptation”
Supervisor: Professor Thorsten Wiechmann (TU Dortmund University)
TU Dortmund University’s best dissertation award 2016

2004–2010
TU Dortmund University, School of Spatial Planning
Diploma in Spatial Planning (Dipl.-Ing.)
Major in sustainability, regional planning, planning theory and transport policy
Thesis: “Strategic long-term planning for sustainability: critical view on sustainability as overarching regional planning goal. Case study of the Auckland Region and the Auckland sustainability framework”
Supervisor: Professor Hans H. Blotevogel (TU Dortmund University)

2009
University of Auckland, School of Architecture and Planning & Faculty of Law
Exchange studies in Planning and Environmental Law
Supported by a DAAD scholarship

Contact

Christian Lamker
Heinrich-Wenke-Str. 21
44137 Dortmund
Germany

E-Mail: mail(at)christian.lamker.de
Phone: +49 / 160 / 4440410

Further information: see Imprint

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