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Special Lectures

All special lectures take place in the Audimax (H0105) in the main building of TU Berlin.

Abel Lecture

For the first time in the history of the ECM one of the Abel Laureates will give a dedicated Lecture to the 7ECM participants. The speaker is the 2012 Abel Prize Laureate:

Endre Szemerédi, Institute of Mathematics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, and Department of Computer Science, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA
Title of the talk: Arithmetic progressions and graph theoretic lemmas
Date & Time: Tuesday, 19th July from 16:30 till 17:30
Chairperson: Timothy Gowers

Hirzebruch Lecture

Don Zagier (Max-Planck-Institute for Mathematics, Bonn) will hold the Friedrich Hirzebruch Lecture in honor of the first President of the EMS.
Title of the talk: The Arithmetic and Topology of Differential Equations
Date & Time: Monday 18th July from from 17:00 till 18:00
Chairperson: Jürg Kramer

History Lectures

A dedidacted History Session with lectures on Leibniz, Lagrange, Euler and Weierstraß will highlight the mathematical development in Berlin.
The speakers are
Eberhard Knobloch on Leibniz
Berlin University of Technology - Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
Department: Institut für Philosophie, Literatur-, Wissenschafts- und Technikgeschichte
Title of the talk: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz - Universal genius and outstanding mathematician
Date & Time: Wednesday, 20th July from 16:30 till 17:30
Jürgen Sprekels on Weierstrass
Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics (WIAS)
Department: Nonresident Member
Title of the talk: Karl Weierstrass
Date & Time: Wednesday, 20th July from 17:30 till 18:30
Gerhard Wanner on Lagrange
University of Geneva
Department: Section de mathématiques
Title of the talk: Discovery of Lagrange multipliers and Lagrange mechanics
Date & Time: Thursday, 21st July 2016 from 16:30 till 17:30
Günter M. Ziegler on Euler
Freie Universität Berlin
Department: Institut f Mathematics
Title of the talk: Leonhard Euler: Five strikes of a genius
Date & Time: Thursday, 21st July 2016 from 17:30 till 18:30
All History Lectures are chaired by Martin Grötschel.

Next Generation Outreach Lecture

Peter Scholze (Universität Bonn) will give a lecture for the math-interested public. The talk adresses high school students and will be given in German.
Date & Time: Thursday, 21st July 2016 from 19:00 till 19:45
Chairperson: Klaus Altmann

Public Lecture

Everyone who is interested in mathematics is cordially invited to this public lecture:

Helmut Pottmann
Technische Universität Wien
Department: Geometric Modeling and Industrial Geometry
Title of the talk: Mathematics in Modern Architecture
Date & Time: Tuesday, 19th July from 17:30 till 18:30
Chairperson: Konrad Polthier