University of Primorska Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies

Monday, 26 April 2021 Live interview with Jean-Pierre Bourguignon at 8ECM

A highlight of the 8ECM will be an open live interview with Professor Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, one of the most influential European contemporary mathematicians who, among other things, served as the second President of the European Mathematical Society and the President of the European Research Counci, and left a huge impact on the prestigious IHES - Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques, as its director for 19 years.

The interview will be conducted by Professor Günter Ziegler, a prominent mathematician, who currently serves as the President of the Freie Universität Berlin, one of the best European Institutions of higher education.

The event will be chaired by Professor Maria J. Esteban, the Chair of the 8ECM Scientific Committee, and will be broadcasted live with open access. The interview is scheduled on the last day of the Congress, on Friday, 25 June 2021 at 4 pm, followed by the Closing Ceremony.

For more info see the congress webpage.