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EMS e-News 27, June 2018

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- The Executive Committee Meeting

The Executive Committee met 23-25 March in Rome, on the kind invitation of the Italian Mathematical Union. The extensive discussion included the committees for the 2020 European Congress and preparations for the Council (see next item).

 

- Heading towards the Council

EMS e-News 26, March 2018

EMS e-News 26, March 2018

 

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- The Executive Committee’s retreat

The EMS’s Executive Committee (EC) met on 5-7 January 2018 in the Finnish resort of Koli for a one-off retreat to discuss long-term strategy (without the pressure of the overflowing agenda that accompanies regular EC meetings).

 

- Heading towards the Council

EMS e-News 25, December 2017

EMS e-News 25, December 2017

 

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- 8ECM

Having collected proposals from member societies, the Executive Committee (EC) has started the process of composing the scientific and prize committees for the 8th European Congress of Mathematics (Portoroz, Slovenia, 5 - 11 July 2020). The local organizers updated the EC on their preparations at the recent November EC meeting.

 

- The Executive Committee meeting

EMS e-News 24, September 2017

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 - Maryam Mirzakhani (1977-2017)

Shortly after her fortieth birthday, the first ever female Fields Medal laureate tragically lost her fight against cancer. She leaves a lasting mathematical legacy as well as her husband and six-year old daughter. The EMS expressed its condolences to her family and colleagues. An obituary appears in the latest edition of the EMS Newsletter: http://www.ems-ph.org/journals/newsletter/pdf/2017-09-105.pdf

EMS e-News 21, December 2016

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- The EC meeting

The EMS Executive Committee (EC) held its regular autumn meeting 4-6 November, this time in Tbilisi on the kind invitation of the Georgian Mathematical Society. A number of decisions were taken including the renewal of EMS committees and support for scientific activities in 2017.

 

EMS e-news 20, September 2016

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- ECM7

The 7th European Congress of Mathematics convened in Berlin, July 18-22. The programme offered a rich menu of plenary and invited talks, minisymposia, and other presentations, including the Hirzebruch and Abel lectures. There were also lectures for students, lectures on mathematical history, accompanied by an exciting social programme.

 

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