In his will, Dr. Rolf Schock, who died in 1986, specified that half of his estate should be used to fund four prizes in the fields of Logic and Philosophy, Mathematics, the Visual arts and Music. The prizes in Logic and Philosophy and in Mathematics is awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and those in the Visual arts and Music by the Royal Academy of Fine Arts and the Royal Swedish Academy of Music respectively.
Lectures by Ronald Coifman, Yale University, USA, who recieved The Rolf Schock Prize 2018 in Mathematics, and invited speakers:
Guy David, Université Paris-Sud, France
Roy Lederman, Yale University, USA
Mauro Maggioni, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Yves Meyer, École normale supérieure Paris-Saclay, France
Jan-Olov Strömberg, KTH, Sweden
Christophe Thiele, Hausdorff Center for Mathematics, Germany
Peter W. Jones, Yale University, USA
The event is free of charge and open to the public but registration is required for all participants.
Directly after this symposium, in the afternoon on October 17, The Rolf Schock Prize Symposium in Logic and Philosophy 2018 will follow at the same venue, starting with a lunch for registered participants at 12.30. If you want to attend, you must register separately, on the symposium website, found here
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