Exhibition, Women of Mathematics Throughout Europe, A Gallery of Portraits Opened at the Technical University of Berlin, 20 July 2016

10/26/2016

 

Figure: Exhibition opening, Mathematics Library, Technical University of Berlin, 20th of July 2016. Copyright: Nikolaus Buettner.

 

“Entering the field of mathematics can be tough, and women often encounter specific obstacles. The exhibition offers a glimpse into the world of mathematics through photographs by Noel Tovia Matoff and excerpts of interviews by Sylvie Paycha and Sara Azzali of thirteen women mathematicians throughout Europe.” [http://womeninmath.net]

 

The exhibition has been opened on the 20th of July 2016, in the Mathematics Library of the Technical University of Berlin, in the course of the 7th ECM congress, and is since then travelling throughout Europe. It features portraits of thirteen women mathematicians, in photographs and interviews, originating and working in different European countries. The mathematicians interviewed are

 

NALINI ANANTHARAMAN

KARIN BAUR

STEFKA BOUYUKLIEVA

ALICE FIALOWSKI

FRANCES KIRWAN

IRINA KMIT

KAISA MATOMÄKI

MARGARIDA MENDES LOPES

BARBARA NELLI

DUŠANKA PERIŠIĆ

KASIA REJZNER

KATRIN WENDLAND

OKSANA YAKIMOVA

 

Excerpts of their interviews have been published in the EWM portraits section.

 

For more details about the exhibition and the complete interviews please order the catalogue “Women of Mathematics throughout Europe. A gallery of portraits” from the publishing house VERLAG AM FLUSS, infoverlag-am-fluss [dot] de

 

If you are interested in hosting this exhibition at your institution please contact infowomeninmath [dot] net

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