Many congratulations to Jean-Michel Bismut (Université Paris-Saclay) and Jeff Cheeger (New York University) who have won the 2021 Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences for their remarkable insights that have transformed, and continue to transform, modern geometry.
More information on the Shaw Prize Website
The Azat Miftakhov Day will be held online on Wednesday June 16 2021 from 4pm CET and will comprise talks by four of the world's top mathematicians. The event is sponsored by the Société Mathématique de France and is in support of Azat Miftakhov, a talented mathematics graduate student from Moscow State University who has been detained by Russian state authorities since February 2019. For more details see the website for the Case of Azat Miftakhov.
The 2021 EMS Lecturer Professor Claire Voisin (Collège de France) will speak about "Hyper-Kähler geometry" at 9am (Paris time) on Saturday 29th May 2021.
The talk can be watched live on the EMS Youtube channel.
The EMS is very sad to hear of the death of Professor Doru Ștefănescu, the esteemed algebraist, former Vice-President of the Romanian Mathematical Society, and three time President of the South East European Mathematical Society (MASSEE). For more information on Doru's life and achievements, see the webpage of the Romanian Mathematical Society.
EMS Press, the publishing house of the European Mathematical Society, has reached an agreement to assume publication of the renowned Annales de l'Institut Henri Poincaré C, Analyse Non Linéaire. The journal, owned by the Paris-based Association Publications de l’Institut Henri Poincaré, will cease publication with Elsevier at the end of 2021, and will be published by EMS Press from 1st January 2022.
The 2021 Abel Prize has been awarded to László Lovász and Avi Wigderson "for their foundational contributions to theoretical computer science and discrete mathematics, and their leading role in shaping them into central fields of modern mathematics".
More details on the Abel Prize website