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Department of Geography

125 years GIUZ

Switzerland's largest Geography Department celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2020. How did it become what it is? Where do we stand today and what could the future bring? Reflect, discuss and celebrate with us!

125 GIUZ

Anniversary blog

Through this blog we share a bit of history, ongoing activities from our units and their teaching, reflections from our alumni and GIUZ's vision for the future. Come with us on this journey and get to know the GIUZ!

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Celebrate & Get-together

Refreshing old acquaintances, creating new ones: Some, but not as many opportunities as planned.

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Workshops & discussions

How the turbulent 80s scratched the foundations of the institute and vivid discussions on the interdisciplinary research topics of GIUZ and its partners.

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Showcasing the research and other endeavours at the GIUZ: exhibitions, videos and slide shows, experiments, interviews, role-play, demonstrations were planned. However, the pandemic has thrown a spanner in the works.

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Kindly supported by

uzh alumni


Geographie Alumni



Weiterführende Informationen

125 Jahre GIUZ Fest

125 Jahre GIUZ Party

GIUZ Postcards

GIUZ Postcards

Practical souvenirs from the anniversary year: 15 different postcards with pictures from GIUZ research and teaching.

Anniversary blog

Anniversary blog by categories

Anniversary blog: A colourful painting of 125 posts


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