Level 3 Mortlock Wing State Library of South Australia North Terrace Adelaide SA 5000
Murray bank

Monthly Lecture

A geographical journey: From the ends of the world to the sunburnt country

Adjunct Professor Guy Robinson

Discover the world as travelled and studied by Guy over the last 45 years.

Guy Robinson is a Vice-President of the RGSSA and is an Adjunct Professor of Geography at the University of Adelaide.  Guy is a human geographer with degrees from the Universities of London and Oxford, and has over 45 years of experience as a researcher working on rural development and environmental management.

Guy discusses his life as a geographer, spanning fifty years of working on research projects in Australasia, the UK, Europe, North and Central America, and China. The talk ranges from the Radcliffe Meteorological Observatory in Oxford to the tropical jungles of the Yucatan Peninsula, war-torn Sarajevo, the mean streets of Kensington and Chelsea, and dramatic change in rural China. It concludes in South Australia where Guy is currently working on projects in both the Adelaide Hills and the Riverland.

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Date and Time

20 April 2023
5:30 pm

Hetzel Lecture Theatre, State Library of SA Light refreshments from 5:00 pm

Members: $
Non members: $10