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Thursday, 29 October 2015, 4:45PM - 5:30PM
Barnard's Inn Hall

Hanna Neumann: A Mathematician in Difficult Times

Dr Peter Neumann OBE

THE 2015 BRITISH SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS / GRESHAM COLLEGE ANNUAL LECTURE

The afternoon will contribute to the appreciation of Ada Lovelace by bringing together papers on women mathematicians working in very different times.

The main speaker, Professor Ursula Martin, will discuss The Scientific Life of Ada Lovelace, preceded by shorter presentations by Dr Fenny Smith on Hypatia: Sifting The Myths and Dr Peter Neumann on Hanna Neumann: A Mathematician in Difficult Times.

There will be a short break at 5.30pm

Ends at 7pm

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Dr Peter Neumann is Emeritus Fellow of the Queen's College, Oxford. He is a former President of the British Society for the History of Mathematics and was the Chairman of the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust between 1996 and 2004.

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