3-12 May 2019
Museum Casa de los Árabes
Cuba timezone

Education and Cultural Astronomy

6 May 2019, 09:20
Museum Casa de los Árabes

Museum Casa de los Árabes

Ofícios 16, Havana 10100, Old Havana


Steven Gullberg (University of Oklahoma)


The importance of including a thorough search for the potential use of astronomy in the examination of any culture is discussed. Educational strategies are included that can enable scholars to add related research knowledge that will enable them to augment their studies in this pursuit.

What can be learned from astronomy in culture is examined and the importance of including such research as a part of certain studies is emphasized. A primary goal is to help scholars to learn more about the research of astronomy in culture with the goal of increasing the numbers of those engaged with this in strong research and publication. Educational strategies and emerging programs will be discussed. Such educational initiatives will greatly strengthen this research in the future and will facilitate significant advancements in what we know about the astronomy of ancient and indigenous cultures world-wide.

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Steven Gullberg (University of Oklahoma)

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