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Tagesschaubeitrag zur neuen Ausstellung im Gletschergarten Luzern mit einem Input von Michael Zemp. SRF Tagesschau, 16.05.2016

Ein Nine-to-five-five-Job gilt unter jungen Menschen nicht mehr als erstrebenswert. Karin Schwiter in 20min, 16.05.2016

Karin Schwiter über das Phänomen des modernen Vaters in 20min, 15.05.2016

Alysha Coppola found that, indeed, black carbon resides in the oceans for tens of thousands of years, it’s not as abundant as expected. AGU Blog 10.05.2016

Über das schwierige Unterfangen ein Smartphone fair herzustellen. Konfliktfreier Abbau von Rohstoffen in Ostkongo gibt es nicht. Christoph Vogel in Le Monde Diplomatique, 03/2016

Was passiert mit dem Kohlenstoff in unseren Böden, wenn das Klima wärmer wird? Samuel Abiven, sein Team und ihre ausgeklügelten Laborexperimente im UZH Magazin 2016/1 (PDF, 1.1 Mb)

Using declassified spy imagery, Tobias Bolch has shown that the glaciers in the central Karakoram have expanded or remained stable since the 1970s while the rest of the region’s glaciers have melted, The Third Pole, 01.03.2016

Kreativität ist in der Berufswelt demokratisiert worden. Catherine Robin hat untersucht, wie kreative Menschen arbeiten und ob sie dabei glücklich werden. UZH News mit Video, 01.03.2016

Events

Events of the Department

23 - 27 May

Presentations of Master's Theses

Presentations are open to interested guests

Program (PDF, 236 Kb)

26 May, 14.00

Spatial and temporal runoff generation processes in a Swiss pre-alpine headwater catchment

PhD defense of Benjamin Fischer, Hydrology and Climate

Invitation (PDF, 675 Kb)

15 G19

2 June, 17.00 - 17.45

Earth observation approaches and water cycle research: Perspectives

Habilitation talk by Dr. Alexander Damm

Invitation (PDF, 113 Kb)

Y 25 H 92

11 June - 10 July

Transactions - Parallel Event to Manifesta11

Artistic interpretation of research projects

What People in Eastern Congo Do for Money by Stephan Hochleithner
Life on the Edge of Existence: Change and Everyday Life in Eastern Sri Lanka by Alice Kern

Künstlergrasse 12, Zurich

Zürcher Humangeographisches Kolloquium

The Zurich Lectures in Development Geography «Zürcher Humangeographische Kolloquium» is jointly organised by the four units of Human Geography, Political Geography, Economic Geography and Space & Organization at the Department of Geography, Zurich University.

All interested are cordially invited. Program spring semester 2016 (PDF, 0.9 Mb)

GIScience-Colloquium 

Program organized by the GISience Center (GIS/GIVA/GeoComp)

DoBar Geoteam 

Der Fachverein Geographie organisiert an ausgewählten Donnerstag Abenden ab 18 Uhr einen offenen Barbetrieb mit Grillgelegenheit im Studentenfoyer der Universität Irchel. Daten

Geographisch-Ethnographische Gesellschaft Zürich

GEGZ Exkursionen

Events at the University of Zurich

Agenda UZH

Students and staff of the Department of Geography receive a quarterly newsletter, which keeps the readers up-to-date on institutional changes, news and events in and around the Department.

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