iThemba LABS, South Africa, a national facility of the National Research Foundation, is proud
to host the first African Symposium on Exotic Nuclei (IASEN-2013) in collaboration with
the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna, Russia


Organizing Committees
First Circular
Symposium Fee
Social functions
Travel Information


    The Symposium Venue is the Lord Charles Hotel in Somerset West near Cape Town.

    Nestled amidst the natural beauty of the Cape Winelands, NH The Lord Charles welcomes guests with warm hospitality and effortless luxury.

    Situated a mere 20 minutes from Cape Town International Airport, NH The Lord Charles is a unique hotel combining the relaxed elegance and sophistication of a modern hotel, with the ease and charm of the local countryside.

    Within easy reach of the historic towns of Stellenbosch, Franschoek and Paarl, guests can indulge in lazy, sun-drenched days sampling local wines, or discovering South Africa from the air with hot air balloon rides. Nature and sports enthusiasts will find an abundance of outdoor attractions from whale watching and deep sea diving to sailing and windsurfing.

    A hotel that is renowned for its friendly service and stylish attention to detail, guests soon realise that nothing is too much trouble. Regular shuttles also operate from the hotel to the popular shopping centres and entertainment areas in and around Cape Town.

    NH The Lord Charles has simply combined an international, cosmopolitan style, with a local flair and warmth making it a comfortable home-away-from-home from which guests can discover and enjoy their business or leisure activities. NH The Lord Charles prides itself on its comfort, elegance and welcoming hospitality, ensuring an intimate hotel experience for all visitors.

Ms Naomi Haasbroek (IASEN 2013 Logistics Manager)
Tel: +27-21-843 1259; Fax: +27-21 843 3525 | Email:
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