April 2017

APRIL 2017

Four Workshops in SHANGHAI, China forming part of NCG 2017 Program of events for the 70th Birthday of Prof. Alain CONNES

29 MARCH -2 APRIL 2017
Non-Commutative Geometry : The State of the Art and Future Prospects**

and

4-7 APRIL 2017
Non-Commutative Geometry and New Perspectives in Number Theory**
See Above
5 APRIL 2017 University of Geneva
Seminar in the Beyond Spacetime Seminar series – Joint Seminar of the Geneva-Chicago Philosophical Aspects of Quantum Gravity Group

Dr Tim PALMER (Oxford)

Title : What Physics Needs is not a Quantum Theory of Gravity but a Gravitational Theory of the Quantum**

recorded by arrangement with organisers on video equipment supplied by the Trust

5 APRIL 2017 University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland
CLP SCOTLAND 2017

Categories Logic and Physics*

The Third in a Continuing Series of twice-yearly Workshops
8 Talks all recorded in Video and Audio and speakers slides to be embedded

7 APRIL 2017 ENS Rue D’Ulm Paris
L’Espace comme Carrefour Epistemologique et Phenomenologique*

A 1 day Colloquium organised by Charles ALLUNI and Carlos LOBO with the participation of Alain BADIOU and Fernando ZALAMEA as Invited Speakers

recorded in Video and Audio

12 APRIL 2017 University of Geneva
Seminar in the Beyond Spacetime Seminar series – Joint Seminar of the Geneva-Chicago Philosophical Aspects of Quantum Gravity Group

Dr Laurent FREIDEL (PI) Title TBA **

recorded by arrangement with organisers on video equipment supplied by the Trust
24 APRIL 2017 Paris Laboratoire SPHERE Univ Paris 7
Seminar in History and Philosophy of Mathematics
Directed by David RABOUIN

1 Day Workshop on Arithmetic and Geometry in the 17th Century**
“Before and After the Recourse to Algebra”

26 APRIL 2017 Paris IHP Seminaire IREM
Prof. Marie-Francoise ROY

Hilbert’s 17th Problem in retrospect : From the rise of Abstract Algebra to the constitution of algebraic identities **

26 APRIL 2017 Paris BnF

Fourth of 2017 Series “Un Texte, Un Mathematicien”

Prof. Agnes DESELLENEUX on : “Buffon and the Entry of Probability into Geometry”

This and other Talks in the 2017 Series recorded by BnF
and in Archive

28 APRIL 2017 BOSTON USA Photonics Colloquium Room Boston Colloquium in History and Philosophy of Science

A 1 Day Colloquium

Experimental Metaphysics 30 Years on : A Tribute to
Abner Shimony **

4 Talks by Wayne MYRVOLD and Other Speakers to mark the 30th Anniversary of the Publication of “Passion at a Distance”

Recorded by arrangement with the Archive Trust and on equipment supplied by the Trust. Complete set of video and audio recordings + copies of presentations in Archive

28 APRIL 2017 PISA Italy Seminar Room of Scuola Normale Superiore

Invited Discussion before an audience of researchers and students of the ENS **

between

Prof. Alberto PERUZZI (University of Florence)

and

Prof. Jean PETITOT (ENS Paris)

to mark the publication of Prof. Peruzzi’s Book “Delle Categorie”

(published by Edition Via Laura, Firenze)

A Study of Theories of Categorial Structure in Western Metaphysics from Aristotle to the 20th Century in the light of the Mathematical Theory of Categories

(Provisional Title of English Translation : From Forms to Functors : What Category Theory can bring to the study of Categorial Frameworks”)