The University of Sheffield
School of Mathematics and Statistics (SoMaS)

BMC 2013 title

 The British Mathematical Colloquium will take place at the School of Mathematics and Statistics in the University of Sheffield, 25-28 March 2013.  The first talk will start at 16:00 on Monday March 25th, and the last will end at 12:30 on Thursday March 28th.  The organisers are David Jordan and Eugenia Cheng.

On the morning of the 25th there will also be three events that are satellites of the BMC but not formally part of it.


See the registration page.

Plenary speakers

John Baez (UC Riverside) Guy Henniart (Paris 11) Mikhail Kapranov (Yale)
Ragni Piene (Oslo) Laurent Saloff-Coste (Cornell) Thomas Schick (Göttingen)

Public lecture

There will be a public lecture by Professor John Baez (University of California at Riverside), which will be part of the Mathematics of Planet Earth programme.  More details

Morning speakers

Konstantin Ardakov June Barrow-Green Tom Bridgeland Gavin Brown
Tim Dokchitser Tony Dooley Tom Leinster Zinaida Lykova
Gesine Reinert Lasse Rempe-Gillen Bruno Vallette Stuart White

Afternoon workshops

Category theory History of Mathematics (Wed 27/3)
K-Theory and Analysis Number Theory
Probability Topology

Noncommutative algebra and
Representation Theory

Mathematical Higher Education (Tue 26/3)
Funded by the HEA - More details


The BMC is funded by the London Mathematical Society and the Sheffield Faculty of Science and  Mathematics and Statistics Research Centre.  The workshop on Mathematical Higher Education is funded by the Higher Education Academy. The joint ARTIN-BLOC meeting, and the workshop on noncommutative algebra and representation theory, are partially funded by ARTIN.

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