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International Day of Mathematics

March 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Organisers: EWM-NL, Olfa Jaïbi (Leiden University) and Francesca Arici (Leiden University)

UNESCO has declared 14 March, also known as Pi Day, as the International Day of Mathematics. In the second edition of the International Day of Mathematics on March 14, 2021, we will celebrate Mathematics for a Better World. We are happy to invite you to our official celebration, organised by EWM-NL taking place online in the afternoon of March 15th. Several captivating talks will be given by fellow mathematicians from different fields of research. Also the new website www.mathness.nl will be presented by Platform Wiskunde Nederland. From March 14th www.mathness.nl/pi-dag will show what applications $\pi$ plays a role in.


15:00 – 15:10 Opening
15:10 – 15:40 Aida Abiad (TU/e, UGent, VUB), What does the spectrum reveal about a graph?
15:40 – 16:10 Pieter Kleer (MPI-Inf), Generation of random graphs with given degrees
16:10 – 16:20 Online coffee break
16:20 – 16:30 Presentation by Wil Schilders (PWN)
16:30 – 17:00 Katerina Stankova (MU),Games of life and death
17:00 – 17:30 Diletta Martinelli (UvA), Some thoughts about my mathematics experiences in Africa
17:30 Closing


Abstracts to the talks may be found here.


March 15
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm