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Monthly Meeting: Prof. Karim Jaffer – “Two-eyed Seeing”

February 18 @ 19:00 - 21:00 GMT

The February 2022 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2019 – 2022 (138th?) session will be held on Friday, February 18th from 19:00 to 21:00.


Our guest speaker this month is Prof. Karim Jaffer from John Abbott College in Montreal, Canada. Karim is the Public Events Coordinator of the Montreal Centre of the RASC (Royal Astronomical Society of Canada), a Program Manager of the National RASC Education & Public Outreach Committee, an Explore Alliance Ambassador and Global Star Party presenter, and a Reach Out and Touch Space Panelist on AstroRadio. Karim’s lecture is entitled:

“Two-eyed Seeing”

The night sky we enjoy as astronomers and hobbyists isn’t ours alone, but shared by cultures throughout the world – both now and in the past. Take a tour through some of the stories & legends from Indigenous and Ancient cultures, with an appreciation for the science, observations and connections to nature captured within these tales.

 

Please note, due to COVID-19 this meeting is ONLINE-ONLY.
Society members have been sent a Zoom invite.

A recording IS publicly available for this lecture »»» at this YouTube link.

 


Subscriptions for the current session would normally be due however fees are still being waived for the moment. We will inform you when this changes.

The LAS e-newsletter is now included in your normal subscription cost


I do hope you can join me and your fellow members, but if you are unable to attend, please indicate your apologies to me by filling out this form. (Nb. members of the public do not need to send their apologies 🙂)

With best wishes – Mark

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Date:
February 18
Time:
19:00 - 21:00 GMT
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Website:
https://youtu.be/VKay91Ylj3M

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Professor Karim Jaffer