Claire Voisin and János Kollár are awarded the 2017 Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences

Submitted by Insmi on Tue, 05/23/2017 - 10:19

Congratulations to Claire Voisin and János Kollár, laureates in equal shares of the 2017 Shaw Prize in mathematics, "for their remarkable results in many central areas of algebraic geometry, which have transformed the field and led to the solution of long-standing problems that had appeared out of reach" !

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The Shaw Laureates for 2017:

Digitization of Grothendieck's archives in Montpellier University

Submitted by Insmi on Sat, 05/06/2017 - 14:02

On May, Wenesday 10th, an important part of the archives of Alexander Grothendieck will be put on line after an important work of digitization performed by Montpellier University. The documents which will be made available consist in unedited manuscripts representing most of Grothendieck's work between 1949 and 1991, mostly about algebraic geometry. After inventory and conservation measures, the digitization began in 2016 and 18 000 pages will be freely available on line.

Opening ceremony of the web site :

Creation of the International Joint Unit "Laboratoire Solomon Lefschetz (LaSol)", based in Cuernavaca (Mexico)

Submitted by Insmi on Tue, 05/02/2017 - 17:21

On April 25th, 2017, Dr. Enrique Graue Wiechers (UNAM), Dr. Enrique Cabrero Mendoza (Conacyt) and Christoph Sorger (CNRS-Insmi) signed an agreement establishing the International Joint Unit "Laboratoire Solomon Lefschetz" (LaSol) in Cuernavaca (Mexico).

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Concours SMF junior: a new mathematical challenge for undergraduates and graduates!

Submitted by Insmi on Tue, 05/02/2017 - 11:23

The Société Mathématique de France launches a mathematical challenge dedicated to undergraduates and graduates: 10 days to solve 10 mathematical problems, picked among research topics which have not yet yielded publications. A research challenge for younger students! Note that students may compete as teams of 1 to 3 candidates.

Concours SMF junior starts on May 2nd and closes on May 11th: teams may enrol until the last day of the competition. Click here for registration.

The 18th EWM General Meeting will take place September 3-7, 2018 in Graz, Austria

Submitted by Insmi on Fri, 04/28/2017 - 13:54

The program of the 18th European Women in Mathematics General Meeting will include a series of three lectures by Gigliola Staffilani of MIT and five plenary lectures by Shiri Artstein-Avidan (Israel), Ilse Fischer (Austria), Alice Guionnet (France), Frances Kirwan (UK), Maryna Viazovska (Switzerland and Ukraine).