[FOM] FW: ICM'2022 mark your calendars!
katzmik at macs.biu.ac.il
Mon Aug 6 05:01:16 EDT 2018
My understanding is that (1) the Nevanlinna prize has been discontinued
due to concerns raised by Nevanlinna's alleged interactions with elements
of the Nationalsozialismus. (2) A different name will be chosen so that
the prize can continue under a different name. (3) The Finnish government
has suspended its funding of the prize. (4) An alternative funder is
currently being sought out. MK
On Tue, 31 Jul 2018, Kreinovich, Vladik wrote:
> The General Assembly of the International Mathematical Union (IMU) decided to host the 2012 International Congress of Mathematicians ICM'2022 in St. Petersburg, Russia.
>> From Wikipedia: "The International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) is the largest conference for the topic of mathematics. It meets once every four years, hosted by the International Mathematical Union (IMU).
> The Fields Medals, the Nevanlinna Prize, the Gauss Prize, and the Chern Medal are awarded during the congress's opening ceremony. Each congress is memorialized by a printed set of Proceedings recording academic papers based on invited talks intended to be relevant to current topics of general interest. Being invited to talk at the ICM has been called "the equivalent [...] of an induction to a hall of fame.""
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