Date sent: 25 April 2017, 11:21

From: Claus Leitherer (

Subject: Message from the President of Division J

Dear members of IAU Division J, Galaxies & Cosmology,

During the week of May 8 – 12, 2017 the Executive Committee of the IAU will hold its annual meeting in Pune (India). The members of the Executive Committee will be joined by the presidents of the Divisions. Agenda items for the meeting include the selection of future IAU meetings, Ph.D. prizes, preparations for the GA in Vienna, as well as other issues of interest to you as members of Division J.

Please contact me at for any specific items you want me to bring up during the meeting or any suggestions/concerns you may have. I encourage you to share this message with your colleagues who are not members of the IAU and who would otherwise be excluded.

I would also like to draw your attention to a blog post by Vanessa McBride ( at the OAD who would love to hear from you. The blog post is at


Claus Leitherer
(President, Division J)


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