Keele University

IAU Symposium 256

The Magellanic System: Stars, Gas, and Galaxies

28 July - 1 August 2008            Keele University (UK)

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Invited speakers

The following experts have been invited to give key talks:

Kenji Bekki Models for the dynamical evolution of the Magellanic System
Francois Boulanger Cold gas and dust in the Magellanic System
You-Hua Chu The violent interstellar medium of the Magellanic System
Gisella Clementini Pulsating variable stars in the Magellanic Clouds
Chris Evans The properties of early-type stars in the Magellanic Clouds
Claes Fransson SN 1987A
Scott Gaudi Verdict on dark matter from microlensing surveys
Jason Harris The distribution of stars in the Magellanic System
Vanessa Hill The star formation history and chemical enrichment of the Magellanic System
Norikazu Mizuno The properties of molecular clouds across the Magellanic System
Yael Naze X-ray stellar populations in the Large Magellanic Cloud
Joana Oliveira The star formation process in the metal-poor Magellanic Clouds
Monica Rubio The properties of star forming regions in the Magellanic System
Basilio Santiago The star clusters of the Magellanic System
Letizia Stanghellini Planetary Nebulae in the Magellanic Clouds
Roeland van der Marel The kinematical structure of the Magellanic System
Eric Wilcots Magellanic type galaxies throughout the Universe
Rosa Williams Supernova remnants in the Magellanic Clouds

The conference summary will be delivered by Jay Gallagher and Joss Bland-Hawthorn

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