On the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the Center for Geographic Studies (CEG), which was celebrated on April 15th, the seminar “CEG: 80 years of valuing geographic knowledge” took place yesterday.
The Center for Geographic Studies is an organic research and development subunit, integrated into the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning (IGOT) of the University of Lisbon (ULisboa) and enjoys statutory, administrative and scientific autonomy. Founded in 1943 by Professor Orlando Ribeiro, it has a team of more than 14 integrated researchers, 71 of which have doctorates, and is the main reference in research and dissemination of geographic knowledge in Portugal and one of the most prestigious research units in Portugal. International. This Center is also one of the Research Units of the Associated Terra Laboratory.