Archive for April, 2008

We have the great privilege to publish the letter of support from the President of the European Mathematical Society (EMS), Prof. Ari Laptev, to the 14th general meeting of European Women in Mathematics, which will take place at the University of Novi Sad, Serbia, during August 2009.

Letter of support (270KB)


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Introducing Novi Sad

The 14th general meeting of EWM will take place in Novi Sad, Serbia, during August 25-28, 2009. We are looking forward to welcome you in our beautiful town. 

 The Square of Liberty












Novi Sad is the capital of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, its economic, cultural, scientific, educational, health and administrative center with nearly 200.000 inhabitants. The city is situated on the left bank of the Danube River in South Backa, in northern part of Serbia.

Many interesting facts and information can be found in Novi Sad.pdf (968KB). Beside the city history, this leaflet presents the city center, together with many churches and buildings. You can also find out more on cultural life of Novi Sad, its green areas, on Petrovaradin Fortress, Sremski Karlovci and the National park Fruska gora. At the end there are special sections “Arriving to Novi Sad” and “Useful information” which will help you in planning your trip to our town.

Links on Novi Sad:

Official presentation of the city of Novi Sad
City of Novi Sad Official Tourist Presentation
Hotels in Novi Sad
Novi Sad on Wikipedia

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Scientific Committee, consisting of twelve leading women mathematicians, has been established jointly by the European Mathematical Society (EMS) and EWM. The membership of the committee is as follows:

Viviane Baladi (Paris, France)
Eva Bayer Fluckiger (Lausanne, Switzerland)
Christine Bernardi (Paris, France)
Christine Bessenrodt (Hannover, Germany)
Antonella Grassi (U Penn, USA)
Ursula Hamenstaedt (Bonn, Germany)
Dusa McDuff (Stony Brook, USA)
Ragni Piene (Oslo, Norway)
Vera Sos (Budapest, Hungary)
Ulrike Tillmann (Oxford, UK), chair
Nina Uraltseva (St. Petersburg, Russia)
Michele Vergne (Paris, France)

The committee’s remit is to provide advice to the EMS and EWM on scientific questions involving women and mathematics, such as suggesting scientific topics and speakers for the biennial EWM
meetings. Its members are currently being asked for advice about the next EWM general meeting, which will be held in Novi Sad in August 2009, and the 3rd Nordic summer school (June 2009).

With best wishes,
Sylvie Paycha (Chair, EMS Committee for Women and Mathematics)
Frances Kirwan (Convenor, EWM)

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