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Department of Geography


Alumni events

Alumni events

Forthcoming events:


Global Cambridge in Bristol

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.

The University also runs a large programme of events for alumni.

Previous events

1964 Alumni Visit

Over twenty Alumni who Matriculated in 1964 came back to see the department on Saturday 18th October 2014. The visit was organised by Paul Hopper (Downing), and the group had a buffet lunch in Downing College with Dick Grove as guest. Bill Adams (Head of Department) gave a short talk on the Department and the state of Geography. Read more …

Alumni Festival 2013

Alumni Festival 2013

The weekend of 27th-29th September 2013 saw a variety of events around Cambridge for the Alumni Festival 2013, and Geography took part.

Archived alumni events