Marriages, Couples, and the Making of Mathematical Careers

Marriages, Couples, and the Making of Mathematical Careers

Thursday 29 April 2021 (All day) to Friday 30 April 2021 (All day)
Online, possibly with local hubs

This workshop proposes to explore the role of marriage and other domestic partnerships in the lived practice and constructed memory of mathematics.

A call for papers will be circulated in October 2020

Confirmed speakers include:

Brigitte Stenhouse, PhD candidate, Open University, UK Co-organizer: On Mary and William Somerville

David Dunning, Postdoc, Oxford, UK Co-organizer: On George and Mary Everest Boole

Ursula Martin, Professor, Oxford, UK: On computing pioneers

Reinhard Siegmund-Schultze, University of Agder, Norway: On Hilda Geiringer and Richard Von Mises

Jenne O’Brien, Ph.D. Candidate, Princeton, USA: On the roles of Elise Riemann and Emilie Weber in the making of Riemann’s collected works

Donald Opitz, De Paul University, USA, and Brigitte van Tiggelen, Mémosciences, Belgium: Collaborative couples in the sciences

Further details will follow