French chairs at UNIRIO, Brazil

Submitted by Insmi on Sat, 05/27/2017 - 12:12

The Federal University of the state of Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO), Brazil, together with the General Consulate of France in Rio de Janeiro, launch a program of Chairs enabling the UNIRIO to host two French professors or researchers in Rio de Janeiro for 60 days or more, starting on July 2017.

Application deadline on June 15th, 2017.

More information on the Insmi's French website

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" !

Press release

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 :