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History of Astronomy in South Africa: The Late Modern Period

A Focus Meeting to be held at the XXXII IAU General Assembly in Cape Town, South Africa, on August 7-8, 2024

Scientific Organizing Committee

Sara Schechner, USA
Virginia Trimble, USA
Siramas Komonjinda, Thailand
Elizabeth Griffin, Canada
Françoise Launay, France
Alina Eremeeva, Russia
Ian Glass, South Africa
Michael Burton, UK
John Hearnshaw, New Zealand
Piet van der Kruit (Chair), Netherlands

With additional input by
Ileana Chinnici, Italy, and Christiaan Sterken, Belgium.

Coordinating Division: Division C

Other Divisions: Division B Facilities, Technology, and Data Science

Implied Commissions and Working Groups:

C1: Astronomy Education and Development
C3: History of Astronomy
C4: World Heritage
B2: WG Preservation and Digitization of Photographic Plates
B6: Astronomical Photometry
EC: WG Women in Astronomy
Div B WG: Time Domain Astronomy