SMS scnews item created by Anthony Henderson at Tue 17 Sep 2013 1926
Type: Seminar
Distribution: World
Expiry: 4 Oct 2013
Calendar1: 30 Sep 2013 1900-2000
CalLoc1: Eastern Ave Aud
Auth: anthonyh@como.maths.usyd.edu.au

Special Public Lecture: Venkatesh -- Two centuries of prime numbers

School members will already be aware that we are hosting the 57th Annual Meeting of
the Australian Mathematical Society during the mid-semester break; see the conference
web-site http://www.maths.usyd.edu.au/u/austms2013/index.html .

In conjunction with this conference, and as part of the 2013 AMSI-Mahler lecture tour
of Australia, Akshay Venkatesh from Stanford will give a public lecture on the Monday.
Please promote this, and the other public lecture by Sommer Gentry on the Tuesday, to any
students/friends/family members who would be interested in finding out about new 
discoveries in pure mathematics (Venkatesh) and new applications of mathematics to modern
society (Gentry) from exciting young speakers.

Time: Monday 30 September, 7-8pm (preceded by drinks and canapes)

Venue: Eastern Avenue Auditorium, University of Sydney

Speaker: Akshay Venkatesh (Stanford University)

Title: Two centuries of prime numbers

Free and aimed at the general public, no registration necessary.

For more information see http://www.maths.usyd.edu.au/u/austms2013/public_lectures.html .


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