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A listing of mathematics-related events for the public (say, up to and including undergraduate-level). Note: only countries are present for which an event has been listed - add your country to the list! Please contact me if you would like an event included; I can't promise to include everything but I will do my best. I cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information given – please check the links given in case of updates or corrections.

 

Events which are online are available everywhere subject to internet restrictions and are listed under letter O.


This list last updated: 17 September, 2014

 

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Argentina

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Australia

MathsJam
Melbourne: second last Tuesday of each month, from 7pm
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Belgium

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Canada

MathsJam
Winnipeg, MB: second last Tuesday each month, from 7pm
Oshawa, ON: second last Tuesday each month, from 8pm
Public Event
Fields Medal Symposium, public opening with a lecture by Cédric Villani
Toronto, Monday November 17, 7–9pm.
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Denmark

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France

Public Event
La Fête des Maths
Beaumont de Lomagne (Tarn-et-Garonne / Midi-Pyrénées, Sunday October 12, 1030–1800.
Public Event
"Ciel, Les Mathématiques!"
Toulouse, 18–21 October
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Germany

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Hong Kong

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India

MathsJam
Mumbai: Saturday before second last Tuesday each month, from 7pm

Ireland

MathsJam
Dublin: second last Tuesday of each month, from 7pm
MathsWeek Ireland
11-19 October. Various events — check website

Italy

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Japan

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Korea (Republic of)

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New Zealand

MathsJam
Auckland: second last Tuesday of each month, from 7pm
Public Lecture
"From Rothamsted to Northwick Park: designing experiments to improve the lot of humanity" by Rosemary Bailey
University of Auckland, Tuesday 23 September at 6pm.

Norway

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Online

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Portugal

MathsJam
Lisbon: second last Tuesday each month, from 7pm
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Singapore

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South Africa

MathsJam
Cape Town: last Tuesday of each month, from 7pm

Spain

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Sweden

MathsJam
Lund: Saturday before second last Tuesday each month, from 7pm

Switzerland

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Taiwan

MathsJam
Taipai: last Tuesday of each month, from 7pm
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United Kingdom

MathsJam
Various towns, usually meets second last Tuesday of each month, around 7pm
Exhibition
"George Green: Nottingham's Magnificant Mathematician", curated by Manuscripts and Special Collections at the University of Nottingham.
Nottingham, Friday September 12–Sunday January 4. Free entry.
Public Lecture
"Fermat's Theorems" by Raymond Flood
London, Tuesday, 16 September.
London Mathematical Society Popular Lectures 2014
"What's in a number" by Kevin Buzzard and "Epidemics and viruses: the mathematics of disease" by Julia Gog
Birmingham, Wednesday 24th September at 6.30pm. Free registration required (via weblink)
Public Lecture
"Magic, Illusion and a little Maths" by Tony Mann
Science Museum, London, Wednesday September 24, 1845–2200
Public Event
"Can everyone do science and maths?" discussion on science and maths education hosted by the Royal Society
Birmingham, Monday September 29, 5.30–7pm.
Public Lecture
"Fermat's Theorems" by Raymond Flood
London, Tuesday, 21 October.
Public Lecture
"Decision problems for linear recurrence sequences" by Joel Ouaknine
BCS-FACS–LMS event, London, Wednesday October 22, 6pm. Email to register: computerscience@lms.ac.uk.
Public Lecture
Thomson Lecture by Marcus du Sautoy
London, Thursday, October 23.
Public Lecture
"Karl Pearson's Gresham Lectures on Geometry (1890-1894)" by Eileen Magnello
London, Thursday, 30 October, at 6pm, preceded by lectures by Lynn McDonald and R.A. Bailey at 4:00pm. Free reservation required via weblink.
Book Launch
"100 Essential Things You Didn't Know About Maths and the Arts" by John Barrow
London, Thursday, 13 November at 6:00pm, followed by reception.
Public Lecture
"Euler's Exponentials" by Raymond Flood
London, Tuesday, 18 November.
Public Lecture
"This Lecture Will Surprise You: When Logic is Illogical" by Tony Mann
London, Monday January 19 2015, 6pm
Public Lecture
"Fourier's Series" by Raymond Flood
London, Tuesday, 20 January 2015.
Public Lecture
"When Maths Doesn't Work: What we learn from the Prisoners' Dilemma" by Tony Mann
London, Monday February 16 2015, 6pm
Public Lecture
"Möbius and his band" by Raymond Flood
London, Tuesday, 17 February 2015.
Public Lecture
"Two Losses Make a Win: How a Physicist Surprised Mathematicians" by Tony Mann
London, Monday March 16 2015, 6pm
Public Lecture
"Cantor's Infinities" by Raymond Flood
London, Tuesday, 17 March 2015.
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United States of America

MathsJam
Houston, TX: second last Tuesday each month, from 7pm
Washington, DC: second last Tuesday each month, from 7pm
Public Lecture
"Mirror Image Symmetry from Different Viewpoints" by Erica Flapan
Washington DC, Monday, September 22, 2014 6:30-7:30 pm. Register via weblink.
Public Lecture
"How to Use Geometry to Get Rich Playing the Lottery" by Jordan Ellenberg
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 7:00 P.M., Tuesday, September 30
Public Lecture
"Peeling the World" by David Swart
New York, Wednesday October 1 at 4pm and 6.30pm. Reserve via weblink.
Public Lecture
The 2014 Einstein Lecture by James H. Simons
at the 2014 Fall Western Section Meeting of the AMS, San Francisco State University, 25 October
Public Lecture
"Toy Models: Would you like to come see some toys?" by Tadashi Tokieda
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 7:00 P.M., Tuesday, October 30

 

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