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Decease of C. S. Seshadri

Prof. C. S. Seshadri, Chennai Mathematical Institute, India, passed away on July 17, 2020, at the age of 88.

31 Jul 20

Calls for Minisymposia and Satellite conferences at 8ECM reopened

The organizers of the 8th European Congress of Mathematics have reopened the calls for Minisymposia and Satellite conferences.
We remind that the congress been rescheduled and will take place 20 – 26 June 2021 in Portorož, Slovenia.

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7 Jul 20

9ECM will be held in Seville on 15-19 July 2024

The EMS Council, in its online meeting of 4 July 2020 has decided that the 9th European Congress of Mathematics in 2024 will be held in Seville (Spain).

4 Jul 20

EMS Council elects new members of Executive Committee

The EMS Council was meant to be meeting in Bled (Slovenia) on 4-5 July 2020, but because of the pandemic instead met online on 4 July 2020. The following new members of the Executive Committee (EC) have been elected by the EMS Council, and will... (Full article)

4 Jul 20

Ari Laptev's 70th birthday conference

A virtual conference on the occasion of the 70th birthday of former EMS President Ari Laptev will be held
on the dates August 12 - 13, 2020.

27 Jun 20

2020 Princess of Asturias Award

The mathematicians Yves Meyer, Ingrid Daubechies, Terence Tao and Emmanuel Candès have received the 2020 Princess of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research.

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25 Jun 20

EMS e-news 35, June 2020


Dear members of the EMS,

This is a very sad editorial. The covid-19 crisis has taken and continues to take the lives of many people. It  has led to severe restrictions of usual scientific cooperation, with conferences,... (Full article)

17 Jun 20 e-News

Beilinson and Kazhdan awarded 2020 Shaw Prize

The 2020 Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences is awarded in equal shares to Alexander Beilinson, University of Chicago, and David Kazhdan, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, for their huge influence on and profound contributions to representation... (Full article)

22 May 20

Decease of Ernest Vinberg

Prof. Ernest Borisovich Vinberg, Moscow State University and Independent University of Moscow, passed away on May 12, 2020, at the age of 82.

18 May 20

Prize Winners Announced

Every four years, during the ECM, the EMS awards 10 EMS Prizes, the Felix Klein Prize and the Otto Neugebauer Prize. All prize winners are usually announced at the Opening Ceremony at the beginning of the congress. Unfortunately, this year the... (Full article)

8 May 20

8ECM Rescheduled

The 8th European Congress of Mathematics 2020 has been reschuduled due to the covid19 pandemic.
The new date for the Congress is 20–26 June, 2021 in Portorož, Slovenia.

8 May 20

IMU "COVID-19 Resource Website"

The International Mathematical Union has a webpage for sharing links to:

Mathematical resources related to COVID-19 Online mathematics seminars
6 May 20

ECMI Webinar “Mathematics of the COVID19 crisis”

The COVID-19 pandemic is currently generating considerable activity among applied and industrial mathematicians across Europe. 

The mathematics of modelling, simulation, and optimisation in all its various forms has experienced an... (Full article)

26 Apr 20 Analysis and its Applications, Control Theory and Optimization, Dynamical Systems and Ordinary Differential Equations, Mathematics Education and Popularization of Mathematics, Mathematics in Science and Technology, Partial Differential Equations, Probability and Statistics

The Ferran Sunyer i Balaguer Prize 2020 awarded

The Ferran Sunyer i Balaguer Prize is awarded each year for a mathematical monograph of an expository nature presenting the latest developments in an active area... (Full article)

24 Apr 20

European Mathematical Society (EMS) in support of the ERC Scientific Council

On the resignation of Mauro Ferrari as President of the European Research Council (ERC), EMS expresses its public support to the ERC Scientific Council in its decision and declaration.

As a leading initiative worldwide to promote excellent... (Full article)

13 Apr 20

Decease of John Conway

Prof. John Horton Conway, Princeton University, has passed away on 11 April 2020, at the age of 82. Conway received the Berwick Prize (1971), was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (1981), was the first recipient of the Pólya Prize (LMS) (1987... (Full article)

13 Apr 20

Mathematics against coronavirus

The Comité Español de Matemáticas, CEMat, is promoting the initiative Mathematics against coronavirus. Its aim is to make the analysis and modelling skills of the Spanish mathematical community more readily available to the administration and to... (Full article)

7 Apr 20

Journal of Mathematics in Industry: Special Issue on COVID19

The Journal of Mathematics in Industry, published by European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry, is preparing a special issue on COVID19. Manuscripts can be submitted now, will be processed as they arrive, and published online as and when... (Full article)

6 Apr 20

IDM Global Launch

The first International Day of Mathematics (IDM) has been celebrated all over the world despite the cancellations due to the corona virus. You are all welcome to the global launch of the International Day of Mathematics! where you will find live... (Full article)

19 Mar 20

2020 Abel Prize to Furstenberg and Margulis

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2020 to Hillel Furstenberg, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel​ and Gregory Margulis, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA, “for pioneering the use of methods... (Full article)

18 Mar 20

PI Day 2020 at PI, featuring mathematicians around the world

Most events for March 14 = PI Day = The International Day of Mathematics had to be cancelled due to the corona crisis. At the Wolfgang Pauli Institute in Vienna, an online event in form of a 24 minutes video happened, where WPI director Norbert... (Full article)

18 Mar 20

Wolf Prize 2020 awarded to Donaldson and Eliashberg

The 2020 Wolf Prize in Mathematics is awarded jointly to Simon Donaldson, Imperial College London and Simons Center, Stony Brook, and Yakov Eliashberg, Stanford University, “for their contributions to differential geometry and topology.”

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13 Mar 20

EMS e-news 34, March 2020



Dear members of the EMS,
As mentioned in my last editorial, the world is changing very fast, in particular where open access publishing and new media is concerned. The great news is that Zentralblatt MATH (zbMATH... (Full article)

13 Mar 20 e-News

Preliminary report of the project "A Global Approach to the Gender Gap in Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Sciences: How to Measure It, How to Reduce It?

The preliminary report of the interdisciplinary and international project "A Global Approach to the Gender Gap in Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Sciences: How to Measure It, How to Reduce It?", associating the International Mathematical... (Full article)

26 Feb 20

The Era of Mathematics

We live in the Era of Mathematics. The EMS has made a short video on the profound impact maths has on life and business in the 21st century. Please watch & share.

21 Feb 20