29 Oct 2003
Central European Journal of Mathematics:
Newsletter No. 3
23 Oct 2003
Call for papers: International Journal
of Pure and Applied Mathematics
23 Oct 2003
Member of the Society William Hatcher will give a talk on
The theory of minimalizm at the Physics Section meeting of the
"Dom Uchenykh" at "Dubovyi zal" on Nov. 4, 2003, 18:00.
11 Sept 2003
A new journal
Journal of Dynamical Systems and Geometric Theories
has been launched.
24 July 2003
Society member Professor G.I.Natanson passed away at the age of 73.
11 July 2003
The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters calls for nominations for
the candidates for the Abel Prize 2004.
06 June 2003
Art & Mathematics from Brazil
22 May 2003
Ivan Aleksandrovich Panin has been elected
Member Correspondent of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Society member Jean-Pierre Serre has been elected
Foreign Member of the RAS.
19 May 2003
The Great Golden Lomonosov Medal of the Russian Academy of Sciences has been
awarded to the academician Olga Aleksandrovna Ladyzhenskaya,
the Honorary Member
of our Society and its former president, at the annual meeting of the RAS. Her works greatly
influenced the development of differential equations in the second half of
the XXth century.
A similar medal has been awarded to the Swedish professor
Society member academician Ludwig Dmitrievich Faddeev
received the golden Leonhard Euler medal at the same meeting.
29 Apr 2003
Society member Yakov Eliashberg (Stanford University)
has been elected member of the
National Academy of Sciences (USA) among 72 new members and associates.
23 Apr 2003
A book of reminiscences about A.D.Alexandrov is under preparation in
Novosibirsk. Everybody is welcome to submit his or her reminiscences about
A.D.Alexandrov in English. More info.
9 Apr 2003
A new Russian internet-shop FizMatKniga
has been recently opened. This shop specializes in books of various editors,
both new and second hand. The corresponding link has been added to our
3 Apr 2003
The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the
first Abel Prize for 2003 to
(Collège de France, Paris, France)
"for playing a key role in shaping the modern form of many parts of
mathematics, including topology, algebraic geometry and number theory".
J.-P. Serre is a member of the St. Petersburg Mathematical Society
2 Apr 2003
A meeting in memoria of Prof.
Boris Zakharovich Vulikh
(1913-1978), a former Society member,
is to be held on April 17 at the Dept. of Mathematics of the Herzen
Pedagogical University (room 207, 16:00).
30 Mar 2003
A link to
MathematicsWeb, an on-line platform
provided by Elsevier Science offering a full text articles of over 55 leading
mathematical journals and services to facilitate research in pure
mathematics, applied mathematics and statistics is added to the Math Links page.
15 Mar 2003
2003 SPB. Math. Society student competition is being held. The
deadline is April 29, 2003.
12 Mar 2003
A meeting "A.D.Aleksandrov and the university of his time" will
take place at the SPb. University on March 19.
18 Feb 2003
Society member academician Ludwig Faddeev
been elected a foreign associate of
the French Academy of Sciences on March 18, 2002. Formerly another
member of our Society, Mikhail Gromov, has been elected associate member
(1989) and member (1997) of the French Academy.
18 Jan 2003
A link to the
PDMI page dedicated to A.A.Markov added to the
St. Petersburg Mathematical Pantheon
section of the site.
26 Dec 2002
Grant taxation in Russia - a new
list of foundations whose grants are non-taxable in the revenues of Russian
20 Dec 2002
Deadlines for some grants
18 Dec 2002
Problems proposed at the traditional
Society student competitions,
and the names of the winners have been placed on the server (the page in Russian).
6 Dec 2002
The Central European Journal of Mathematics offers
new service to authors.
18 Nov 2002
Society member academician Ludwig Faddeev has been awarded the Demidov
prize for 2002 "for his contribution into the development of
mathematics, quantum mechanics, string theory, and soliton theory".
03 Oct 2002
The first two English volumes Vol. 1 and
Vol. 2 dedicated to the 80th birthday of Professor
Olga Ladyzhenskaya have been published in the
Series" and will be presented at the Franfkufrt Book Fair.
See the table of content of the book
as well as a couple of photos. More information
about the series.
24 Sep 2002
Society member Stanislav Smirnov (Royal Institute of Technology,
Stockholm) has been awarded the 2002
Rollo Davidson Prize
for his achievements in critical percolation and conformality in
5 Sep 2002
Taru Publications informs about possibility to
publish papers in four research journals:
Journal of Information and Optimization Sciences,
Journal of Interdisciplinary Mathematics
Journal of Statistics & Management Systems
Journal of Discrete Mathematical Sciences & Cryptography.
4 Sep 2002
A link to an interesting page dedicated to B.Galerkin is added in the
St. Petersburg Mathematical Pantheon section.
31 Aug 2002
A.M.Vershik's letter about necessity
to record the history of mathematics in St. Petersburg.
Michael Gromov wins Kyoto Prize.
Michael Gromov, Professor at the Institute des Hautes Études Scientifiques,
Member of the St. Petersburg Mathematical Society, is
one of three winners of the 2002 Kyoto Prizes, which are
"presented to people who have contributed greatly to mankind's
scientific, cultural and spiritual betterment" by the Inamori Foundation.
The Foundation states that Gromov's "innovative ideas and
establishment of a new geometry have had an immeasurable impact
on all the mathematical sciences."
The prize ceremony will be held in Kyoto on November 10.
Each prize recipient gets 50 million yen (over $400,000).
4 Jun 2002
A new journal
Central European Journal of Mathematics
is calling for papers.
31 May 2002
The resolution of the April 23
meeting on the proposed reform of
the school education in Russia has been published by "Izvestiya".
9 Apr 2002
School and Students' (Russian) pages organized.
7 Apr 2002
A page devoted to the controversial school reform in Russia
organized in the Forum section.
25 Mar 2002
A link to V.S.Videnskii's paper about S.N.Bernstein added to Bernstein's
page in the Pantheon section.
12 Mar 2002
15 biographies of St. Petersburg mathematicians of the XVIII-XIXth
centuries taken from the Brokhaus & Efron Dictionary are added to the
St. Petersburg Mathematical Pantheon
12 Feb 2002
A discussion of the projects to reform school mathematical education
starts on the page Mathematical Education
with the reprinting an article by V.I.Arnold.
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