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Wolf Prize in Mathematics 2019 awarded to Lawler and le Gall

The winners of the Wolf Prize in Mathematics 2019 are Prof. Gregory Lawler, Chicago University, for his comprehensive and pioneering research on erased loops and random walks and Prof. Jean Francois le Gall, Paris Sud Orsay University, for his... (Full article)

17 Jan 19

Abel Prize announcement March 19

The winner of the Abel Prize 2019 will be announced on the 19th of March at 11 GMT (12 noon in Oslo, Norway). The announcement will be transmitted as a live webcast and can be watched on the... (Full article)

15 Jan 19

Decease of Prof. Sir Michael Atiyah

Sir Michael Atiyah FRS, honorary professor at the University of Edinburgh, has passed away on 11 January 2019, at the age of 89. He held many positions including Savilian Professor of Geometry in Oxford, President of the Royal Society UK, Master... (Full article)

12 Jan 19

Decease of Prof. Peter Swinnerton-Dyer

Prof. Sir Peter Swinnerton-Dyer Bt KBE FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge (UK), has passed away on 26 December 2018, at the age of 91. He was a leading number theorist of his generation.

1 Jan 19

Decease of Prof. Jean Bourgain

Prof. Jean Bourgain, Institute for Advanced Study Princeton (US), has passed away on 22 December 2018, at the age of 64. He obtained the Fields Medal in 1994. He was also awarded the Shaw Prize, the Crafoord Prize and the Breakthrough Prize in... (Full article)

30 Dec 18

Decease of Prof. Elias Stein

Prof. Elias M. Stein, Princeton University (US), has passed away on 23 December 2018, at the age of 87. He was a leading figure in the field of harmonic analysis.

25 Dec 18

The EMS condemns Taylor & Francis's attack on freedom of science

The European Mathematical Society has become aware of serious mistreatment by the publishing company Taylor & Francis of the Iranian mathematicians Abbas Fakhari and Mohammad Soufi.

Their paper "Saturation of Generalized Partially... (Full article)

12 Dec 18

Open Call for Hirzebruch Lecture at 8ECM

The German Mathematical Society (DMV) and the European Mathematical Society (EMS) have jointly agreed to establish a “Hirzebruch Lecture" given as a part of the European Congresses of Mathematics. Nominations for the Hirzebruch Lecture at 8ECM... (Full article)

10 Dec 18

EMS e-News 29, December 2018



- EMS Protest against the arrest of Betül Tanbay

The EMS issued a statement on 16th November 2018, strongly protesting the detention by the Turkish authorities of our Vice-President Elect Professor Betül Tanbay... (Full article)

10 Dec 18 e-News

Applications for participation at the 7th HLF are open

The 7th Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF) will take place in Heidelberg, Germany during September 22–27, 2019. At HLF all winners of the Fields Medal, the Abel Prize, the ACM A.M. Turing Award... (Full article)

23 Nov 18

EMS protest against the detention of Betül Tanbay

The European Mathematical Society is outraged at the news that the Turkish police have detained, in Istanbul on the morning of 16th November 2018, Professor Betül Tanbay, a member of the EMS Executive Committee. We are incredulous at the... (Full article)

16 Nov 18

Call for Nominations for Prizes to be awarded at ECM2020

The following calls are open:

Call for Nominations of Candidates for The Felix Klein Prize, deadline December 31, 2019. Call for Nominations of Candidates for Ten EMS Prizes, deadline November 1, 2019. Call for Nominations of Candidates... (Full article)
10 Nov 18

Call for Bids for the 9ECM

Outline bids from mathematicians to organize the 2024 Congress are now invited, and should reach the EMS Secretariat by 28 February 2019.

These bids need only be outline bids giving a clear idea of the... (Full article)

10 Nov 18

2019 Breakthrough Prize awarded to Lafforgue

Prof. Vincent Lafforgue, CNRS and Institut Fourier, Université Grenoble Alpes, has been awarded the 2019 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics "for ground breaking contributions to several areas of mathematics, in particular to the Langlands program... (Full article)

9 Nov 18

Call for bids to host the International Day of Mathematics website

The IMU is leading the project to declare an International Day of Mathematics (IDM) on March 14 ("Pi Day"). If UNESCO decides to proclaim the IDM, the first celebration is expected to be on March 14 in 2020. Now the IMU is inviting bids to host... (Full article)

12 Oct 18

International Day of Mathematics logo competition

The IMU is leading the project to declare an International Day of Mathematics (IDM) on March 14 ("Pi Day"). If UNESCO decides to proclaim the IDM, the first celebration is expected to be on March 14 in 2020. Now the IMU is inviting bids for the... (Full article)

12 Oct 18

ICIAM 2019: Calls for Minisymposia, Contributed Presentations and Financial Aid

Important announcements for the ICIAM 2019 Congress (Valencia, Spain, 15-19 July 2019):

Deadline for submission of mini-symposia: December 10th, 2018 (Extended). Contributed papers: January 7th, 2019. Contributed posters: April 1st, 2019.... (Full article)
1 Oct 18

EMS on new developments concerning Open Access

Two months ago the EMS reiterated its position on open access, see here.

While scientific publishing may move in this direction, any change of the system... (Full article)

1 Oct 18

Announcement of 2019 ICIAM Prizes

The 2019 ICIAM Prize winners are:

ICIAM Collatz Prize: Siddharta Mishra (ETH, Switzerland) ICIAM Lagrange Prize: George Papanicolau (Stanford University, USA) ICIAM Maxwell Prize: Claude Bardos (Université Paris Diderot, France) ICIAM... (Full article)
17 Sep 18

EMS e-News 28, September 2018



- The Council meeting

The EMS Council (our society’s highest authority) convened 23-24 June in Prague. It elected Volker Mehrmann as the new EMS President for 2019-2022. Betül Tanbay was elected as new... (Full article)

5 Sep 18 e-News

Prizes awarded at ICM2018

At the opening event of the 2018 International Congress of Mathematics in Rio, there have been awarded the following prizes:

Fields medals to: Caucher Birkar, Cambridge University (UK), Alessio Figalli,... (Full article)
2 Aug 18

Result of election for EMS EC in Prague

During the Council Meeting held in 23-24 June 2018 in Prague, the following were elected for the Executive Committee of the EMS for the period 2019-2022.

President - Volker Mehrmann Vicepresident - Betül Tanbay Secretary - Sjoerd Verduyn... (Full article)
30 Jul 18

Elections to IMU Executive Committee

During the IMU General Assembly, there was the election to IMU Executive Committee members. It was elected the President, Carlos E. Kenig, the Secretary General, Helge Holden, the Vicepresidents, Nalini Joshi and Loysio G. Nongxa, and 6 Members... (Full article)

30 Jul 18

Saint Petersburg will host the 2022 ICM

The General Assembly of the IMU, on its meeting on 29th July 2018 before the 2018 ICM at Rio de Janeiro, has chosen Saint Petersburg as the next venue for the 2022... (Full article)

30 Jul 18

SIAM Awards at the 2018 SIAM Annual Meeting

The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) has given awards to distinguished applied mathematicians for their research and contributions at the 2018 SIAM Annual Meeting. We congratulate to all the... (Full article)

19 Jul 18