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Life versus mathematics: lecture by Fields Medal winner Caucher Birkar FRS

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Location

The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG

Overview

Originally from Kurdistan province, Iran, Professor Caucher Birkar FRS will speak about his life and his journey to becoming one of the world’s leading mathematicians, as well as the role of maths in people’s lives. Professor Birkar won the 2018 Fields Medal.

The lecture will be of interest to anyone interested in maths, human rights and the experiences of scientists who have sought refuge in the UK.

Interesting artefacts and stories from other scientists who have sought refuge in the UK will also be on display, reflecting the huge and varied contributions that this group have made to science and society in the UK. Join us after the event for refreshments.

Please contact international@royalsociety.org for further details.

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  • Free to attend
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  • Doors will open at 18.00 and admission will be on a first-come, first-served basis
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Life versus mathematics: lecture by Fields Medal winner Caucher Birkar FRS

Professor Birkar will speak about his life and his journey to becoming one of the world’s leading mathematicians.

The Royal Society, London 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK
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