Savilian Professors of Geometry: The first 400 years

Savilian Professors of Geometry: The first 400 years

Saturday 23 November 2019 (All day)
Bodleian Library, Oxford

2019 marks the 400th anniversary of the founding of Oxford University’s Savilian Professors of Geometry. The Bodleian will have a display in the Weston library from November to February to mark this anniversary. This one-day meeting comprises seven lectures about the Savilian professors and their life, labours and legacy.

Confirmed speakers include:

William Poole: Sir Henry Savile and the early professors

Keith Hannabuss: Baden Powell and Henry Smith

Karen Parshall (Virginia, USA): J. J. Sylvester

Robin Wilson: G. H. Hardy and E. C. Titchmarsh

Frances Kirwan: Michael Atiyah and after

Further details to follow