As the co-chair of the session and director of Leonardo/Olats (member of the IAF/ITACCUS Committee), I am happy to announce the call for paper on Space: Societal, Educational and Cultural Aspects for the International Astronautical Congress 2011 that takes place 3rd – 7th October 2011, in Cape Town. in South Africa
Deadline for submission: March 2nd 2011
E1.6/E5.4 Space: Societal, Educational and Cultural Aspects
This is a joint session between the IAF Space Education and Outreach Committee and IAA Commission VI and is co-sponsored by the IAF Technical Committee on the Cultural Utilisation of Space (ITACCUS). In this inter-disciplinary session we wish to explore the societal, educational and cultural contexts of space, investigate the way in which these contexts engage with each other and with space activities and foster a dialogue between scientists/engineers, artists, cultural practitioners and thinkers active in these fields. For IAC2011, we particularly encourage submissions related to the topic of water and space.
Chairs: Annick Bureaud, Leonardo/Olats, ITACCUS (France); Chris Welch, Kingston University, (UK) ; Adrian Meyer, Space School Africa (South Africa)
Rapporteur, Bijal Thakore, Space Generation Advisory Council (UK)
Full Call: http://iac2011.com/call-papers