History of Astronomy : Meetings

History of Astronomy Conference Calendar 1999

The following conferences and meetings of interest for historians of astronomy have also been listed in Electronic Newsletters for the History of Astronomy.

January 5-9, Austin, TX, USA
193rd Meeting of the American Astronomical Society
Wednesday, 6 January, 10:00-11:30am:
Tools and Techniques of Data Collection and Reduction in Archaeoastronomy.
There will also be a poster session.
Organized by David G. Iadevaia, Ph.D., A P I Airbourne Precision Imaging, 2968 W. Ina Rd. Ste 275, Tucson, AZ 85741, USA, phone: 520-544-7896, e-mail: api@api-az.com
URLs: http://www.aas.org/meetings/aas193/program/

January 7-14, Malta
Second International Conference on "The Inspiration of Astronomical Phenomena" ("INSAP II")
The conference will discuss the impacts astronomical phenomena have had on mankind.
Organizing Committee: Prof. Raymond E. White, Steward Observatory, University of Arizona (Chair) (rwhite@as.arizona.edu), Rev. George V. Coyne, S. J., The Vatican Observatory (gcoyne@as.arizona.edu), Dr. Rolf M. Sinclair, National Science Foundation, Arlington VA (rsinclai@nsf.gov), Prof. Frank Ventura, Malta (fven@cis.um.edu.mt)
URL: http://ethel.as.arizona.edu/~white/insap.htm
See in addition the announcement in ENHA 29, Item 3.

January 15-17, Vinius-Kaunas, Lithuania
19th Baltic Conference on the History of Science
Among the subjects: History of mathematics and astronomy
Language: English, other languages in special cases (in workshops if motivated by the subject matter)
Deadline: May 1, 1998
Contacts: Prof. J.A. Krikstopaitis, Saltoniskiu 58, 2600 Vilnius, Lithania, Fax: 370-2-751898, 370-2-749719, e-mail: lfsi@ktl.mii.lt
URL: http://www.ktl.mii.lt/LFSI/conference/balticXIXconference.htm

February 22-26, Mumbai, In