Public lectures and events

Around the World in 90 Minutes

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 1:30 PM

Enjoy this 90-minute screening of a multi-image video and musical extravaganza that will carry you to some of the most beautiful places in the world. Peter Langer, one of Canada's leading travel photographers and lecturers, has visited 175 countries and territories. He will share his experiences in this magical journey, taking you to remarkable destinations in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, the Americas, Australia, the South Pacific and Antarctica.

This free event is co-sponsored by the Liberal Arts and 55+ Program and the SFU Seniors Lifelong Learners Society.

Date(s): Sat, Feb 23, 1:30-3 p.m.

Location: Room 1900, SFU Vancouver (Harbour Centre)

Admission: Seats for Free Forums are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of the talk. While we cannot guarantee or reserve seats, there will be 200 available.

Related topic(s): Liberal Arts

Lecturer

  • Peter Langer

    Peter Langer taught human geography at the Universidad de Chile in Santiago and the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés in La Paz, Bolivia. In Canada he made a strong contribution to program development and implementation of geography education at the post-secondary level, as well as providing in-depth training for the Canadian travel industry.

    He has travelled to over 175 countries and his professional photographic material is widely sought after by the private sector and non-profit organizations, and a large number of publishers and governments. An award-winning writer, Peter was also the editor of the Pacific Asia Travel News, an educational magazine on the Asia-Pacific region, issued on behalf of the Pacific Asia Travel Association, PATA.

    Currently, Peter is actively engaged in a series of travel presentations, called ‘The Ultimate Traveller’, which take the audience on a musical and photographic journey through a multi-image show, followed by a detailed lecture on the geography, history and culture as well as the most relevant destinations of a featured country or region.

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