Mathematics is a long conversation:
a celebration of Barry Mazur

June 4-8, 2018

Harvard University, Lecture Hall B


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Limited funding to help defray travel expenses is available for graduate students and recent PhDs. If you are a graduate student or postdoc and would like to apply for support, please send a letter to mazurconf "at" indicating your name, address, current status, university affiliation, citizenship, and area of study. F1 visa holders are eligible to apply for support. If you are a graduate student, please send a brief letter of recommendation from a faculty member to explain the relevance of the conference to your studies or research. If you are a post-doctoral fellow, a CV is required. The deadline for requests for funding is March 31, 2018.


  • Matthew Emerton (University of Chicago)
  • Dennis Gaitsgory (Harvard University)
  • Michael Harris (Columbia University)
  • Mark Kisin (Harvard University)
  • Karl Rubin (University of California at Irvine)

Poster [PDF]


  • Manjul Bhargava (Princeton University)
  • Frank Calegari (University of Chicago)
  • Ana Caraiani (Imperial College)
  • Persi Diaconis (Stanford University)
  • Jordan Ellenberg (University of Wisconsin)
  • Matthew Emerton (University of Chicago)
  • Haruzo Hida (University of California, Los Angeles)
  • Jacob Lurie (Harvard University)
  • Cathy O'Neil
  • Robert Pollack (Boston University)
  • Alexandra Shlapentokh (East Carolina University)
  • Jason Starr (State University of New York, Stonybrook)
  • William Stein (University of Washington)
  • Glenn Stevens (Boston University)
  • Marie-France Vignéras (Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu)
  • Akshay Venkatesh (Stanford University)
  • Preston Wake (University of California, Los Angeles)
  • Wei Zhang (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  • Jane Hirshfield
  • Jamaica Kincaid (Harvard University)
  • Elaine Scarry (Harvard University);
History of Science
  • Stephanie Dick (UPenn)
  • Peter Galison (Harvard University)
  • Mark Schiefsky (Harvard University)
  • Michel Chaouli (Indiana University)
  • Noah Feldman (Harvard University)
  • Andrew Strominger (Harvard University)


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