Name: Christopher Hollings
University of Oxford
http://www.maths.ox.ac.uk/people/christopher.hollings

Events this person is speaking at:

Monday 8 May 2017 (3rd Week, Trinity Term)

What is algebra?
Date: 8 May 2017, 17:00 - 18:00 (Monday, 3rd week, Trinity 2017)
Speaker : Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: L3
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Wednesday 17 January 2018 (1st Week, Hilary Term)

"Black strokes upon white paper": changing attitudes towards symbolic algebra from the 19th into the 20th century
Date: 17 January 2018, 17:00 - 18:30 (Wednesday, 1st week, Hilary 2018)
Speaker : Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Venue: All Souls College, High Street OX1 4AL
Venue Details: Hovenden Room
Organisers: Yelda Nasifoglu (University of Oxford), Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford), Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford), Philip Beeley (University of Oxford)
Host: Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford)

Friday 27 July 2018 (14th Week, Trinity Term)

Meeting under the integral sign? The 1936 Oslo International Congress of Mathematicians
Date: 27 July 2018, 15:00 - 15:30 (Friday, 14th week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Lecture room L6
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Events this person is hosting:

Monday 8 May 2017 (3rd Week, Trinity Term)

What is algebra?
Date: 8 May 2017, 17:00 - 18:00 (Monday, 3rd week, Trinity 2017)
Speaker : Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: L3
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Monday 15 May 2017 (4th Week, Trinity Term)

Ars sine Scientia Nihil Est: Architecture and Mathematics through history
Date: 15 May 2017, 17:00 - 18:00 (Monday, 4th week, Trinity 2017)
Speaker : Snezana Lawrence (Anglia Ruskin University)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: L3
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Monday 22 May 2017 (5th Week, Trinity Term)

The Struggle for Algebra: English mathematics around 1660
Date: 22 May 2017, 17:00 - 18:00 (Monday, 5th week, Trinity 2017)
Speaker : Philip Beeley (University of Oxford)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: L3
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Friday 16 June 2017 (8th Week, Trinity Term)

Cooperating around a theory: the example of lattice theory in the 1930s
Date: 16 June 2017, 14:00 - 15:00 (Friday, 8th week, Trinity 2017)
Speaker : Simon Decaens (Université Paris Diderot)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: C2
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 14 November 2017 (6th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Spinning, stalling, and falling apart
Date: 14 November 2017, 16:00 - 17:00 (Tuesday, 6th week, Michaelmas 2017)
Speaker : Tony Royle (The Open University)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: L3
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Thursday 25 January 2018 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)

Was James Clerk Maxwell’s mathematics as good as his poetry?
Date: 25 January 2018, 17:00 - 18:00 (Thursday, 2nd week, Hilary 2018)
Speaker : Mark McCartney (University of Ulster)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: L5
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 1 May 2018 (2nd Week, Trinity Term)

“The World Is Round. Or, Is It, Really?” A Global History of Mathematics in the 17th Century
Date: 1 May 2018, 16:00 - 17:00 (Tuesday, 2nd week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Tomoko L. Kitagawa (UC Berkeley & Oxford Centre for Global History)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Lecture room L3
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 8 May 2018 (3rd Week, Trinity Term)

“Perseverance and intelligence, but no genius”: Mary Somerville's theory of differences
Date: 8 May 2018, 16:00 - 17:00 (Tuesday, 3rd week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Brigitte Stenhouse (The Open University)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Lecture room L3
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 15 May 2018 (4th Week, Trinity Term)

Euclid's Elements of Geometry in Early Modern Britain
Date: 15 May 2018, 16:00 - 17:00 (Tuesday, 4th week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Yelda Nasifoglu (University of Oxford)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Lecture room L3
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Wednesday 13 June 2018 (8th Week, Trinity Term)

Applied mathematics in Czechoslovakia between the two world wars
Date: 13 June 2018, 16:00 - 17:00 (Wednesday, 8th week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Jan Kotůlek (Technical University of Ostrava)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: C2
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Friday 27 July 2018 (14th Week, Trinity Term)

Euler's research on curvature of spatial curves
Date: 27 July 2018, 14:00 - 14:30 (Friday, 14th week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Xi Liu (Xi'an/Oxford)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Lecture room L6
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

About the nature of π: Proofs and conjectures in Lambert's Mémoire (1768)
Date: 27 July 2018, 14:30 - 15:00 (Friday, 14th week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Eduardo Dorrego López (Seville)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Lecture room L6
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Meeting under the integral sign? The 1936 Oslo International Congress of Mathematicians
Date: 27 July 2018, 15:00 - 15:30 (Friday, 14th week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Lecture room L6
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

William Burnside and the Mystery Letter
Date: 27 July 2018, 16:00 - 16:30 (Friday, 14th week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Howard Emmens
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Lecture room L6
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

How did Chinese deal with a scientific problem: Building the solar eclipse theory in ancient China (the 7th-10th century AD)
Date: 27 July 2018, 16:30 - 17:15 (Friday, 14th week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Anjing Qu (Xi'an)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Lecture room L6
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Friday 9 November 2018 (5th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Formulating a theory - mathematics in Thomson and Rutherford's collaboration on x-ray ionisation
Date: 9 November 2018, 15:00 - 16:00 (Friday, 5th week, Michaelmas 2018)
Speaker : Isobel Falconer (University of St Andrews)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Classroom C1
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 4 December 2018 (9th Week, Michaelmas Term)

The Oberwolfach Research Institute for Mathematics, 1944-1963
Date: 4 December 2018, 14:00 - 15:00 (Tuesday, 9th week, Michaelmas 2018)
Speaker : Volker Remmert (Bergische Universität Wuppertal)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Lecture room L6
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Monday 18 February 2019 (6th Week, Hilary Term)

A Beautiful Game from the War: Piet Hein, John Nash, Martin Gardner and Hex
Date: 18 February 2019, 17:00 - 18:00 (Monday, 6th week, Hilary 2019)
Speaker : Ryan Hayward (University of Alberta)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Lecture room L5
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 12 March 2019 (9th Week, Hilary Term)

Jacob Bernoulli’s role in the history of elasticity: From a discussion with a craftsman to the discovery of the elasticity rules
Date: 12 March 2019, 14:00 - 15:00 (Tuesday, 9th week, Hilary 2019)
Speaker : Sepideh Alassi (University of Basel)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Classroom C2
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 25 June 2019 (9th Week, Trinity Term)

On the circulation structures in traditional Chinese algorithms
Date: 25 June 2019, 17:00 - 18:00 (Tuesday, 9th week, Trinity 2019)
Speaker : GUO Shirong (Institute for the History of Science and Technology,Inner Mongolia Normal University)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Room L4
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 12 November 2019 (5th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Title TBC
Status: This talk is in preparation - details may change
Date: 12 November 2019, 15:30 - 16:30 (Tuesday, 5th week, Michaelmas 2019)
Speaker : Tom Ritchie (University of Kent)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Lecture Room L5
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Monday 25 November 2019 (7th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Title TBC
Status: This talk is in preparation - details may change
Date: 25 November 2019, 17:00 - 18:00 (Monday, 7th week, Michaelmas 2019)
Speaker : Karen Hunger Parshall (University of Virginia)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Lecture room L4
Organisers: Robin Wilson (The Open University), Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 3 December 2019 (8th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Babbage's mechanical notation
Date: 3 December 2019, 11:00 - 12:00 (Tuesday, 8th week, Michaelmas 2019)
Speaker : Adrian Johnstone (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Lecture Room L6
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 28 January 2020 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)

Title TBC
Status: This talk is in preparation - details may change
Date: 28 January 2020, 14:30 - 15:30 (Tuesday, 2nd week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Annette Imhausen (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: tba
Organisers: Ann-Katrin Gill (University of Oxford), Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Events this person is organising:

Monday 8 May 2017 (3rd Week, Trinity Term)

What is algebra?
Date: 8 May 2017, 17:00 - 18:00 (Monday, 3rd week, Trinity 2017)
Speaker : Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: L3
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Monday 15 May 2017 (4th Week, Trinity Term)

Ars sine Scientia Nihil Est: Architecture and Mathematics through history
Date: 15 May 2017, 17:00 - 18:00 (Monday, 4th week, Trinity 2017)
Speaker : Snezana Lawrence (Anglia Ruskin University)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: L3
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Monday 22 May 2017 (5th Week, Trinity Term)

The Struggle for Algebra: English mathematics around 1660
Date: 22 May 2017, 17:00 - 18:00 (Monday, 5th week, Trinity 2017)
Speaker : Philip Beeley (University of Oxford)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: L3
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Friday 16 June 2017 (8th Week, Trinity Term)

Cooperating around a theory: the example of lattice theory in the 1930s
Date: 16 June 2017, 14:00 - 15:00 (Friday, 8th week, Trinity 2017)
Speaker : Simon Decaens (Université Paris Diderot)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: C2
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 14 November 2017 (6th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Spinning, stalling, and falling apart
Date: 14 November 2017, 16:00 - 17:00 (Tuesday, 6th week, Michaelmas 2017)
Speaker : Tony Royle (The Open University)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: L3
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Wednesday 17 January 2018 (1st Week, Hilary Term)

"Black strokes upon white paper": changing attitudes towards symbolic algebra from the 19th into the 20th century
Date: 17 January 2018, 17:00 - 18:30 (Wednesday, 1st week, Hilary 2018)
Speaker : Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Venue: All Souls College, High Street OX1 4AL
Venue Details: Hovenden Room
Organisers: Yelda Nasifoglu (University of Oxford), Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford), Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford), Philip Beeley (University of Oxford)
Host: Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford)

Wednesday 24 January 2018 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)

Justification of axioms: a neglected topic in the history of mathematics?
Date: 24 January 2018, 17:00 - 18:30 (Wednesday, 2nd week, Hilary 2018)
Speaker : Ralph Krömer (Bergische Universität Wuppertal)
Venue: All Souls College, High Street OX1 4AL
Venue Details: Hovenden Room
Organisers: Yelda Nasifoglu (University of Oxford), Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford), Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford), Philip Beeley (University of Oxford)
Host: Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford)

Thursday 25 January 2018 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)

Was James Clerk Maxwell’s mathematics as good as his poetry?
Date: 25 January 2018, 17:00 - 18:00 (Thursday, 2nd week, Hilary 2018)
Speaker : Mark McCartney (University of Ulster)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: L5
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Wednesday 31 January 2018 (3rd Week, Hilary Term)

Gauss’s diary, Riemann’s Hypothesis, and Klein’s letters: the central archive for mathematics bequests in Göttingen
Date: 31 January 2018, 17:00 - 18:30 (Wednesday, 3rd week, Hilary 2018)
Speaker : Katharina Habermann (Universität Göttingen)
Venue: All Souls College, High Street OX1 4AL
Venue Details: Hovenden Room
Organisers: Yelda Nasifoglu (University of Oxford), Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford), Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford), Philip Beeley (University of Oxford)
Host: Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford)

Wednesday 7 February 2018 (4th Week, Hilary Term)

Insights into the long “genesis” of Dedekind’s lattice theory
Date: 7 February 2018, 17:00 - 18:30 (Wednesday, 4th week, Hilary 2018)
Speaker : Emmylou Haffner (Bergische Universität Wuppertal)
Venue: All Souls College, High Street OX1 4AL
Venue Details: Hovenden Room
Organisers: Yelda Nasifoglu (University of Oxford), Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford), Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford), Philip Beeley (University of Oxford)
Host: Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford)

Wednesday 14 February 2018 (5th Week, Hilary Term)

Speaking, reading, writing and printing numbers in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century England
Date: 14 February 2018, 17:00 - 18:30 (Wednesday, 5th week, Hilary 2018)
Speaker : Natasha Glaisyer (University of York)
Venue: All Souls College, High Street OX1 4AL
Venue Details: Hovenden Room
Organisers: Yelda Nasifoglu (University of Oxford), Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford), Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford), Philip Beeley (University of Oxford)
Host: Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford)

Wednesday 21 February 2018 (6th Week, Hilary Term)

Forms of proofs for algebraic equations in medieval China
Date: 21 February 2018, 17:00 - 18:30 (Wednesday, 6th week, Hilary 2018)
Speaker : Karin Chemla (CNRS)
Venue: All Souls College, High Street OX1 4AL
Venue Details: Hovenden Room
Organisers: Yelda Nasifoglu (University of Oxford), Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford), Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford), Philip Beeley (University of Oxford)
Host: Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford)

Wednesday 28 February 2018 (7th Week, Hilary Term)

Geometry and mathematics for the technical and visual arts at the turn of the sixteenth century
Date: 28 February 2018, 17:00 - 18:30 (Wednesday, 7th week, Hilary 2018)
Speaker : Matthew Landrus (University of Oxford)
Venue: All Souls College, High Street OX1 4AL
Venue Details: Hovenden Room
Organisers: Yelda Nasifoglu (University of Oxford), Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford), Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford), Philip Beeley (University of Oxford)
Host: Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford)

Wednesday 7 March 2018 (8th Week, Hilary Term)

Reading mathematics in the eighteenth century: Montesquieu and young d’Alembert
Date: 7 March 2018, 17:00 - 18:30 (Wednesday, 8th week, Hilary 2018)
Speaker : Jeanne Peiffer (Centre Alexandre Koyré)
Venue: All Souls College, High Street OX1 4AL
Venue Details: Hovenden Room
Organisers: Yelda Nasifoglu (University of Oxford), Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford), Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford), Philip Beeley (University of Oxford)
Host: Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 1 May 2018 (2nd Week, Trinity Term)

“The World Is Round. Or, Is It, Really?” A Global History of Mathematics in the 17th Century
Date: 1 May 2018, 16:00 - 17:00 (Tuesday, 2nd week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Tomoko L. Kitagawa (UC Berkeley & Oxford Centre for Global History)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Lecture room L3
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 8 May 2018 (3rd Week, Trinity Term)

“Perseverance and intelligence, but no genius”: Mary Somerville's theory of differences
Date: 8 May 2018, 16:00 - 17:00 (Tuesday, 3rd week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Brigitte Stenhouse (The Open University)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Lecture room L3
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 15 May 2018 (4th Week, Trinity Term)

Euclid's Elements of Geometry in Early Modern Britain
Date: 15 May 2018, 16:00 - 17:00 (Tuesday, 4th week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Yelda Nasifoglu (University of Oxford)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Lecture room L3
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Wednesday 13 June 2018 (8th Week, Trinity Term)

Applied mathematics in Czechoslovakia between the two world wars
Date: 13 June 2018, 16:00 - 17:00 (Wednesday, 8th week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Jan Kotůlek (Technical University of Ostrava)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: C2
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Friday 27 July 2018 (14th Week, Trinity Term)

Euler's research on curvature of spatial curves
Date: 27 July 2018, 14:00 - 14:30 (Friday, 14th week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Xi Liu (Xi'an/Oxford)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Lecture room L6
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

About the nature of π: Proofs and conjectures in Lambert's Mémoire (1768)
Date: 27 July 2018, 14:30 - 15:00 (Friday, 14th week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Eduardo Dorrego López (Seville)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Lecture room L6
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Meeting under the integral sign? The 1936 Oslo International Congress of Mathematicians
Date: 27 July 2018, 15:00 - 15:30 (Friday, 14th week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Lecture room L6
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

William Burnside and the Mystery Letter
Date: 27 July 2018, 16:00 - 16:30 (Friday, 14th week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Howard Emmens
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Lecture room L6
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

How did Chinese deal with a scientific problem: Building the solar eclipse theory in ancient China (the 7th-10th century AD)
Date: 27 July 2018, 16:30 - 17:15 (Friday, 14th week, Trinity 2018)
Speaker : Anjing Qu (Xi'an)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Lecture room L6
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Friday 9 November 2018 (5th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Formulating a theory - mathematics in Thomson and Rutherford's collaboration on x-ray ionisation
Date: 9 November 2018, 15:00 - 16:00 (Friday, 5th week, Michaelmas 2018)
Speaker : Isobel Falconer (University of St Andrews)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Classroom C1
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 4 December 2018 (9th Week, Michaelmas Term)

The Oberwolfach Research Institute for Mathematics, 1944-1963
Date: 4 December 2018, 14:00 - 15:00 (Tuesday, 9th week, Michaelmas 2018)
Speaker : Volker Remmert (Bergische Universität Wuppertal)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Lecture room L6
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 22 January 2019 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)

Vitruvius in seventeenth-century Oxford: notes on the manuscript of the first English translation of the De architectura by Christopher Wase (1625–1690)
Date: 22 January 2019, 17:00 - 18:30 (Tuesday, 2nd week, Hilary 2019)
Speaker : Yelda Nasifoglu (University of Oxford)
Venue: All Souls College, High Street OX1 4AL
Venue Details: Hovenden Room
Organisers: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford), Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford), Philip Beeley (University of Oxford)
Host: Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 29 January 2019 (3rd Week, Hilary Term)

“The instrument that excited the keenest interest”: Olaus Henrici’s harmonic analyser
Date: 29 January 2019, 17:00 - 18:30 (Tuesday, 3rd week, Hilary 2019)
Speaker : June Barrow-Green (The Open University)
Venue: All Souls College, High Street OX1 4AL
Venue Details: Hovenden Room
Organisers: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford), Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford), Philip Beeley (University of Oxford)
Host: Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 5 February 2019 (4th Week, Hilary Term)

Understanding the differential in Mary Somerville’s Theory of Differences
Date: 5 February 2019, 17:00 - 18:30 (Tuesday, 4th week, Hilary 2019)
Speaker : Brigitte Stenhouse (The Open University)
Venue: All Souls College, High Street OX1 4AL
Venue Details: Hovenden Room
Organisers: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford), Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford), Philip Beeley (University of Oxford)
Host: Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 12 February 2019 (5th Week, Hilary Term)

On the history of linear algebra: the emergence of a global discipline from local mathematical cultures
Date: 12 February 2019, 17:00 - 18:30 (Tuesday, 5th week, Hilary 2019)
Speaker : Frédéric Brechenmacher (École polytechnique)
Venue: All Souls College, High Street OX1 4AL
Venue Details: Hovenden Room
Organisers: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford), Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford), Philip Beeley (University of Oxford)
Host: Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford)

Monday 18 February 2019 (6th Week, Hilary Term)

A Beautiful Game from the War: Piet Hein, John Nash, Martin Gardner and Hex
Date: 18 February 2019, 17:00 - 18:00 (Monday, 6th week, Hilary 2019)
Speaker : Ryan Hayward (University of Alberta)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Lecture room L5
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 19 February 2019 (6th Week, Hilary Term)

Bartel L. Van der Waerden: algebraic geometry, physics, statistics, and the ancient history of science
Date: 19 February 2019, 17:00 - 18:30 (Tuesday, 6th week, Hilary 2019)
Speaker : Norbert Schappacher (Université de Strasbourg)
Venue: All Souls College, High Street OX1 4AL
Venue Details: Hovenden Room
Organisers: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford), Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford), Philip Beeley (University of Oxford)
Host: Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 26 February 2019 (7th Week, Hilary Term)

Inventing accuracy in Giovanni Domenico Cassini’s Paris Observatory: an analysis of a sample of letters (1667–1712)
Date: 26 February 2019, 17:00 - 18:30 (Tuesday, 7th week, Hilary 2019)
Speaker : Dalia Deias (Centre Alexandre Koyré)
Venue: All Souls College, High Street OX1 4AL
Venue Details: Hovenden Room
Organisers: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford), Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford), Philip Beeley (University of Oxford)
Host: Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 5 March 2019 (8th Week, Hilary Term)

The Second Quantification of Physics, c. 1830–1900
Date: 5 March 2019, 17:00 - 18:30 (Tuesday, 8th week, Hilary 2019)
Speaker : Daniel Mitchell (RWTH Aachen University)
Venue: All Souls College, High Street OX1 4AL
Venue Details: Hovenden Room
Organisers: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford), Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford), Philip Beeley (University of Oxford)
Host: Benjamin Wardhaugh (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 12 March 2019 (9th Week, Hilary Term)

Jacob Bernoulli’s role in the history of elasticity: From a discussion with a craftsman to the discovery of the elasticity rules
Date: 12 March 2019, 14:00 - 15:00 (Tuesday, 9th week, Hilary 2019)
Speaker : Sepideh Alassi (University of Basel)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Classroom C2
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 25 June 2019 (9th Week, Trinity Term)

On the circulation structures in traditional Chinese algorithms
Date: 25 June 2019, 17:00 - 18:00 (Tuesday, 9th week, Trinity 2019)
Speaker : GUO Shirong (Institute for the History of Science and Technology,Inner Mongolia Normal University)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Room L4
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 12 November 2019 (5th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Title TBC
Status: This talk is in preparation - details may change
Date: 12 November 2019, 15:30 - 16:30 (Tuesday, 5th week, Michaelmas 2019)
Speaker : Tom Ritchie (University of Kent)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Lecture Room L5
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Monday 25 November 2019 (7th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Title TBC
Status: This talk is in preparation - details may change
Date: 25 November 2019, 17:00 - 18:00 (Monday, 7th week, Michaelmas 2019)
Speaker : Karen Hunger Parshall (University of Virginia)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Lecture room L4
Organisers: Robin Wilson (The Open University), Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 3 December 2019 (8th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Babbage's mechanical notation
Date: 3 December 2019, 11:00 - 12:00 (Tuesday, 8th week, Michaelmas 2019)
Speaker : Adrian Johnstone (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Lecture Room L6
Organiser: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 28 January 2020 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)

Title TBC
Status: This talk is in preparation - details may change
Date: 28 January 2020, 14:30 - 15:30 (Tuesday, 2nd week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Annette Imhausen (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: tba
Organisers: Ann-Katrin Gill (University of Oxford), Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)
Host: Christopher Hollings (University of Oxford)