Prof. Michele Emmer teaches mathematics at the Dipartmento di Matematica, University of Rome “La Sapienza”. Michele Emmer is a member of the American Mathematical Society and a chair member of the digital science journal Galileo. Among others, he has produced a number of films for the television series Art and Math. He has curated a number of exhibitions about the arts and mathematics and organised the annual conference series “Matematica e Cultura”. He is the author of a number of publications regarding the connection between the arts and mathematics, such as The Visual Mind: Art and Mathematics (1993), The Visual Mind II (2006), and Imagine Math: Between Culture and Mathematics (2012).
Prof. Robin Wilson teaches mathematics at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics of the Open University and at Pembroke College, Oxford. Furthermore, he teaches geomety at Gresham College, London. He has conducted extensive research regarding the history of mathematics in Great Britain since 1600. Presently, Robin Wilson chairs the British Society for the History of Mathematics. He is the author of such studies as Lewis Carroll in Numberland (2008) and The Great Mathematicians (in collaboration with Raymond Flood, 2011). Together with Raymond Flood and Adrian Rice he has edited Mathematics in Victorian Britain (2011).
by Simon Singh, science writer
We would like to say thank you to everyone who has sent in their exciting proposals for the conference! Your topics are truly inspiring.
There are some news regarding the date of the conference. Because so many papers fit so well with each other in their approach or their topics, we tightened the schedule. Therefore, the conference will now start a day later and will take place from 21-22 March 2013.
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