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Harlow Shapley Visiting Lectureships in Astronomy — Visit Request Form

If you would like to apply for a visit from a Harlow Shapley Lecturer, please fill out the form below and click on the "send" button at the bottom. The form will automatically be emailed to the Education Office of the American Astronomical Society. A standard visit is two days and the Shapley Lecture, a free, public lecture should be arranged as part of the visit. We can not guarantee a specific lecturer or subject but we will try to match your requests whenever possible. Each institution receiving a lecturer is expected to contribute $300 in support of the program.


Shapley Lectureship Program
American Astronomical Society
Telephone: 202-328-2010, x112
Fax: 202-234-2560

Sponsored by the American Astronomical Society with support from the Harlow Shapley Visiting Lectureships Endowment Fund

Shapley Visit Request Form
Preferred Date of the Visit
Preference as to the date of the visit, the individual speaker, the subject of the public lecture, or the research field of the visitor should be kept as general as possible. Precise dates and visit details will be arranged directly between you and the lecturer once an assignment has been made.
Special Requests or Restrictions:
Background information on your institution is useful in planning a visit.

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