The African Astronomical Society (AfAS)

is a Pan-African Professional Society of Astronomers.

Latest News

Expression of Interest: Hosting Astronomers Across Africa

We’re thrilled to announce an exciting opportunity tied to the upcoming International Astronomical Union General Assembly in 2024 (IAU GA…...

AfNWA Women in Astronomy in Africa Book

In preparation for the International Astronomical Union (IAU) General Assembly (GA) 2024, the first GA to be held in Africa…...

AfNWA Call for Board Members

AfNWA is currently seeking 3 new members to serve voluntarily on the Board. All gender identities are welcome to join…...

2023 WOMEN IN ASTRONOMY AWARDS

The African Network for Women in Astronomy (AfNWA), a sub-committee of the African Astronomical Society (AfAS), in collaboration with the…...

AfNWA call for seed grants in support of projects focusing on empowering girls from disadvantaged communities

The African Network of Women in Astronomy (AfNWA), a sub-committee of the African Astronomical Society (AfAS), in collaboration with the…...

Call for papers URSI AT-RASC 2024v

Dear Colleagues, This is the call for papers for the next edition of the 4th URSI Atlantic Radio Science Conference…...

IAU Travel Fund for African Astronomers

Every three years, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) organizes a General Assembly (GA) where thousands of astronomers meet to discuss…...

Announcement: AfAS-2023 Early-Career Seed Research Grant Laureates

We are delighted to announce the recipients of the 2023 Early-Career Seed Research Grant, an initiative by the African Astronomical…...

AfAS Annual Conference 2024: Call for Registration, Abstracts, and Special Session Proposals

The African Astronomical Society (AfAS) extends an invitation to the upcoming AfAS Annual Conference from 15th to 20th April 2024…...