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The EMS/EWM Survey Lectures 2016

The association European Women in Mathematics (EWM), jointly with the EMS Women in Mathematics Committee, is organizing an event during the 7ECM 2016 in Berlin in. This special event aims at celebrating and giving prominence to female mathematics of excellence in Europe. EWM is an international association of women working in the field of mathematics in Europe. Founded in 1986, EWM has about 400 members and coordinators in over thirty countries. This event follows similar ones held during the 5th and 6th ECM.

Dates and venue

Sunday, July 17, 2016 starting at 9:00 in Room H110 (main entrance, then turn right, very close walking distance)
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 from 16:30 to 19:00 (16:30-18:00 in H104, from 18:00 in the math library)

Technische Universität Berlin
Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Berlin

Invited Speakers (confirmed)

  • Fanny Kassel, CNRS and Université de Lille, Homogeneous Spaces, Lie Groups, Geometry and Dynamics
  • Hannah Markwig, Universität des Saarlandes, Tropical Geometry
  • Carola Bibiane Schönlieb, University of Cambridge, Image segmentation, PDE, Numerical Analysis
  • Britta Späth,Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Representation Theory
  • Sarah Zerbes, University College London, Number Theory


Sunday July 17, 2016 in Room H110
  • Five lectures à 50 minutes in a survey/colloquium style from 9:00 until 15:30
    The titles and abstracts for the lectures can be found here.
  • Afterwards the EWM general assembly will be held from 16:00 until 18:00
Wednesday July 20, 2016

16:30-18:00 in Room H0104 (main building) 18:30-19:45 in the Mathematical Library (math building). The exhibition opens at 18:00.


We kindly ask you to register in advance. The registration is of course free of charge.


The joint EMS/EWM Scientific Committee is composed by the following mathematicians
  • Christine Bessenrodt (Hannover, Germany)
  • Alessandra Celletti (Rome, Italy)
  • Cornelia Drutu (Oxford, UK, Chair of the Scientific Committee)
  • Sara van de Geer (Zürich, Switzerland)
  • Antonella Grassi (U Penn, USA)
  • Ursula Hamenstaedt (Bonn, Germany)
  • Svetlana Jitomirskaya (UCI, USA)
  • Dusa McDuff (Stony Brook, USA)
  • Ragni Piene (Oslo, Norway)
  • Sylvia Serfaty (Paris, France)
  • Agata Smoktunowicz (Edinburgh, Scotland)
  • Ulrike Tillmann (Oxford, UK)
Organizing Committee
  • Angela Pistoia, University of Rome, Italy
  • Marie-Françoise Roy, University of Rennes, France
  • Susanna Terracini, University of Torino, Italy, EWM Convener and Chair of the EWM Organizing Committee (susanna punkt terracini aet unito punkt it).