Abel in Paris, January 28th 2015

Lecture by Abel laureate Mikhail Gromov

The Institut Henri Poincaré in Paris will host the "Abel in Paris" event in the afternoon of Wednesday January 28th.  In connection with the final meeting of the current Abel committee, whose task it is to select the Abel prize laureate for 2015, there will be an afternoon of lectures, aimed at a broad mathematical audience, by Abel laureate Mikhail Gromov (IHES) and Abel committee members Éva Tardos (Cornell) and Rahul Pandharipande (ETH Zürich).

Abel laureate Mikhail Gromov at the award ceremony in Oslo. Photo: Erlend Aas/ScanpixAbel laureate Mikhail Gromov at the award ceremony in Oslo. Photo: Erlend Aas/Scanpix

All lectures will take place in the Amphithéâtre Hermite at the IHP.  The event is free and open to the public.

Program:

13.45 - 14.00
Introduction by Kirsti Strøm Bull,
President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

14.00 - 15.00
Mikhail Gromov: "Meaning of Mathematics and Mathematics of Meaning"

15.30 - 16.30
Rahul Pandharipande: "Curve counts on K3 surfaces and modular forms"

17.00 - 18.00
Éva Tardos: "Quality of equilibria and effect of learning in games"

For more information about the Abel prize, please see http://www.abelprize.no/.

 

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