We hope that you have enjoyed your time at Cambridge. No doubt you have made friends through your College and the Department that you will want to stay in touch with. We hope too that you will keep in touch with us.
Saturday 4 February 2017, 2.30pm-6.00pm
Meet up with fellow alumni and immerse yourself in the University's world-leading research at Global Cambridge in Bristol.
Dr Bhaskar Vira of the Department of Geography will be speaking on his recent research activities. Dr Vira is the Founding Director of the University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute. He trained as an economist, and is Reader in Political Economy at the Department of Geography and a Fellow of Fitzwilliam College. His work looks at incentives for natural resource use and management, deals relating to the concept of ecosystem services, and how these overlap with poverty and human well-being.
Read about earlier events, including alumni talks given by former students of the Department.
We have assembled a collection of recent articles in CAM alumni magazine which feature the work of the Department and its members.
From CAM 77, Lent 2016
In this article Dr Philip Howell discusses the history of pet dogs, arguing that the cultural geography of public and private spheres is central to the definition of the 'pet'.
From CAM 73, Michaelmas 2014
A profile of Professor of Volcanology Clive Oppenheimer.
From CAM 66, Easter 2012
Dr Emma Mawdsley says that the rise of China and India is changing the way the world thinks about international aid and development.
From CAM 60, Easter 2010
Professor Julian Dowdeswell Director of the Scott Polar Research Institute, discusses the achievements of Captain Scott and his colleagues.
Pages of interest to alumni
Our main website contains a variety of pages hopefully of interest to former members of the Department. In particular, you might be interested to see:
- Read about the research in the Department currently being undertaken
- People in the Department - both staff and students
- Student profiles - see what some of our current students have to say about Geography at Cambridge!
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