ALSA’s Principal Investigator, Ria Olivier, and co-investigator, Anché Louw, both now members of the South Africa National Committee for the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), under Social Sciences and Humanities Standing Committee of SCAR.
Please refer to this article for more information on the South African National Committee for SCAR.
More on ALSA’s representation at SCAR over the past few years.
Antarctic Legacy of South Africa’s Ria Olivier has been representing South Africa (since 2014) at the SCAR Antarctic Humanities and Social Sciences Expert Group, previously known as the SCAR Social Sciences Action Group and more recently known as the Standing Committee on Antarctic Humanities and Social Sciences (SC-HASS).
A biennial conference of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research’s (SCAR) Standing Committee on Antarctic Humanities and Social Sciences (SC-HASS) is held.
Anché Louw joined the ALSA team in 2016 and since then both attends (and presents at) the SCAR conferences (Malaysia 2016, Switzerland 2018) and SC-HASS meetings (Tasmania 2017).
The next SC-HASS meeting will be held 3-5 April 2019 in Ushuaia (Argentina) (Click here for more information). The pre -conference workshop on Data Management is organised by ALSA and Ursula Rack (Gateway Antarctica, University of Canterbury), hosted in collaboration with Julián Kelly of the University of Tierra del Fuego (Ushuaia Campus).
Another SA National Committee member, Charne Lavery, also under Social Sciences and Humanities Standing Committee of SCAR, will be attending this meeting in Ushuaia.
Featured Image : Anché Louw (left) and Ria Olivier (right).
Anché Louw, Antarctic Legacy of South Africa, Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, 18 March 2019