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Non-Western Mathematics

Department of Mathematics public lecture

Date: Monday 18 January 2016
Time:  6.30-8pm
Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Professor Robin Wilson
Chair:
Professor Jan van den Heuvel

Explore the mathematics of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, China, India, and the Mayans.

Robin Wilson is Emeritus Professor of Pure Mathematics at the Open University and a Visiting Professor in the Department of Mathematics, LSE.

Jan van den Heuvel (@JanvadeHe) is Professor of Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, LSE.

The LSE Department of Mathematics (@LSEMaths) is internationally recognised for its teaching and research in the fields of discrete mathematics, game theory, financial mathematics and operations research.

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Podcast

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Slides

A copy of Professor Robin Wilson's PowerPoint can be downloaded:

Non-Western Mathematics (pdf)

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