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Report of activities in 20112012 by Michel Waldschmidt (April 2012)
Between the meeting in Madrid in April 2011 and the meeting in Limoges in April 2012, my main activities related with EMSCDC have been the following ones.
First of all, I have maintained the web site of the European Mathematical Society  Committee for the Developing Countries
http://emscdc.org
This website has been renovated by Nick Gill. I am very thankful to him for his superb job.
There is a subsection on the page
http://emscdc.org/reports.html
to individual reports, which have a dedicated folder
http://emscdc.org/IndividualReports/
I had a number of visits in developping countries, some of them gave rise to reports which are posted on my web site
Coopération Internationale  International Cooperation http://www.math.jussieu.fr/~miw/cooperations.html
Several of these visits of mine abroad were done under the auspices of
CIMPA (Centre International de Mathématiques Pures et Appliquées), of which I was Regional Scientific Officer until end of 2011  see the rubric dedicated to the Indian and Western Asia activities
http://www.cimpaicpam.org/spip.php?rubrique49 (English version)
and
http://www.cimpaicpam.org/spip.php?article344 (version française)
for the activities in 2011.

I collected information on
Pham Minh Hoang, a French and Vietnamese mathematician, who has been arrested at Hô Chi MinhCity on August 13, 2010. He was sentenced 3 years of prison on August 10, 2011. On November 29, 2011, the sentence was reduced to 17 months of jail and 3 years of house arrest. He came out of jail on January 13, 2012.

In April 2011, during the Special year in number theory at IMSc, I visited the
The Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc), Chennai (India) where I gave a
Course on multizeta values.

In July 2011, I visited the University of Bursa in Turkey and I participated to the
The 24th International Conference of Jangjeon Mathematical Society ICJMS’2011, organized by Selcuk University (Department of Mathematics, Science Faculty and
Research Center of Applied Mathematics) in Konya. I wrote a
report in French.
With the support of CIMPA, Turkey may become a regional center for cooperation with neighboring countries.
 In July 2011, I participated to the
CIMPA Research School
Systèmes Dynamiques dans des Variétés et Applications in Kinshasa, République Démocratique du Congo (RDC). With Jorge Jimenez Urroz (now the CIMPA Scientific Regional Officer since January 2012) we presented the atelier sur l'Accès internet à la documentation
électronique en mathématique en Afrique, which is a French translation of the workshop Finding Online Information in Mathematics
of Anders Wändahl.
I wrote a
report in French.

In September 2011, I gave a Master Course: Introduction to Algebraic Number Theory in
Central Department of Mathematics, Tribhuvan University TU, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal.

In October 2011, I gave a Course on Finite Fields in the
Abdus Salam School of Mathematical Sciences (ASSMS), Lahore, Pakistan. The workshop
on Number Theory and Allied Areas in Mathematics, which was supposed to take place in Skardu, was moved to Lahore one week before the start of the course.
The Abdus Salam School of Mathematical Sciences is the first selected
Emerging Regional Centres of Excellence (ERCE) of EMS.

In November  December 2011, I visited India. I spent one week in Neemrana University (Rajasthan),
National Institute of Information and Technology (NIIT), and then three weeks in
HarishChandra Research Institute (HRI), Allahabad
under the
HRI ``Special Years in Mathematics'' Project. I gave
a series of courses on Diophantine Approximation and Diophantine Equations.
Then I participated to the
HRI: International Meeting on Number Theory 2011.

In January 2012, I visited Thailand. I gave a Course on number theory in
Khonkaen University (KKU),
Faculty of Science,
Department of Mathematics.
On January 23, 2012, I went to Vientiane (Laos) where I visited the Faculty of Science, National University of Laos (NUOL) Lao PDR. I wrote a report in English on my visit to Laos.
Early February 2012, I also visited in Bangkok (Thailand) the Centre of Excellence in Mathematics (CEM), Department of Mathematics, Mahidol University. and a few days later Chulalongkorn University, Faculty of Science, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
After my visits to Thailand (Khon Kaen and Bangkok), I wrote a report in English.

In February 2012, I visited again the
Abdus Salam School of Mathematical Sciences (ASSMS) in Lahore (Pakistan), where I was the CIMPA representative for the
Research School : Local analytic geometry.
I also visited the Centre for Advanced Studies in Mathematics (CASM), Lahore University of Managment Sciences (LUMS)
After this visit of mine to Pakistan, I wrote a report in English.

In MarchApril 2012, with Fidel Nemenzo, we deliver a Course on Number Theory in the
Master of Science in Mathematics
of the
CIMPA Master Training Program,
Royal University of Phnom Penh (URPP  Université Royale de Phnom Penh) in Cambodia.
Report in English.
.

I plan to participate to the
Joint
congress of the French Mathematical Society (SMF) and the Vietnamese Mathematical Society (VMS), August 2024, 2012, in Hué (Vietnam)

In 0ctober 2012, I plan to visit
StatMath Unit,
Indian Statistical Institute(ISI),
NewDelhi (India).

From mid October to end of November 2012, I plan to give a course on Number Theory in
Central Department of Mathematics, Tribhuvan University TU, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal.

In
January or February 2013, I plan to organize a
Workshop on number theory and dynamical systems in the
The
Kerala School of Mathematics (KSoM), Calicut = Kozhikode (Kerala, India).
 In March 2013, I plan to visit again the Abdus Salam School of Mathematical Sciences (ASSMS) Lahore (Pakistan), and to participate to the 6th World Conference on 21st Century Mathematics 2013 (March 69).
http://www.math.jussieu.fr/~miw/AgendaArchives.html
and
http://www.math.jussieu.fr/~miw/index2.html
I take this opportunity to advertise the data base CIMPASMAISMF: Mathematics in the world.
URL of this website: http://emscdc.org
URL of this page: http://emscdc.org/IndividualReports/miw2012.html
Last modified: April 15, 2012