The Abel Year 2012
The Abel Prize was awarded for the tenth time at the University Aula in Oslo, 22 May. See video of the ceremony below:
The Hungarian-American mathematician Endre Szemerédi received the 2012 Abel Prize from His Majesty King Harald at the award ceremony in Oslo, Norway, 22 May. The Minister of Education and Research, Kristin Halvorsen, the President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters Nils Chr. Stenseth and Chair of the Abel Committee Ragni Piene gave speeches at the ceremony.
Endre Szemerédi is interviewed by the two mathematicians Martin Raussen og Christian Skau:
The TV-interview with Endre Szemerédi was broadcasted on the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK)
Endre Szemerédi interviewed by Tonje Steinsland at the reception after the award ceremony: (Only Sound)
The Abel lectures was held at the University of Oslo, May 23.
Endre Szemerédi: In every chaos there is an order
László Lovász: The many facets of the Regularity Lemma
Timothy Gowers: The afterlife of Szemerédi's theorem
Popular science lecture by Avi Wigderson: Randomness and pseudorandomness
Time: 17:00 - 17:20
Location: Royal Palace grounds, Oslo
The Abel Laureate will honour Niels Henrik Abel by laying down a wreath at the Abel Monument.
Helge Holden, chair of the Abel board, will give a speech. Music. This event is open to the public.
Time: 12:00 - 12:40
Location: The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
The name of the 2012 Abel Laureate will be announced by the President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Nils Chr. Stenseth.
The chair of the Abel committee, Professor Ragni Piene, will then state the reasons for the awarding of the prize. This will be followed by a popular science presentation of the prizewinner and his work. The announcement can be wieved as a live webcast.