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LaNave interviewed by Margolin

The following interview between Federica LaNave and Uri Margolin was conducted on July 20, 2007.  The interview as it appears here was transcribed and edited only slightly for clarity. Margolin: …

Αναρτήθηκε στις 20 Jul, 2007 στην κατηγορία: Interviews

What’s the Plot?

Can mathematicians learn from the narrative approaches of the writers who popularize and dramatize their work? Sarah Tomlin is on the story. “Mathematicians are quite shy, with very few exceptions,”…

συγγραφέας: Sarah Tomlin, Nature

Αναρτήθηκε στις 5 Aug, 2005 στην κατηγορία: Conferences

Beautiful Minds

Boyd Tonkin, Literary Editor of the Independent, attended the Mykonos conference and wrote down his impressions. A version of his article appeared in the August 15, 2005 edition of the…

συγγραφέας: Boyd Tonkin, Literary Editor of the Independent

Αναρτήθηκε στις 30 Jul, 2005 στην κατηγορία: Conferences

Retour de Mykonos: Les mathématiques et l’art de raconter

Jean-Michel Kantor is a mathematician working in Paris, doing research in mathematics, its history and philosophy, and active in the diffusion of culture. He is a member of the editorial…

συγγραφέας: Jean-Michel Kantor

Αναρτήθηκε στις 29 Jul, 2005 στην κατηγορία: Conferences

Report from Mykonos

From conversations with the other participants, it was clear that most of us came to Mykonos with little idea of what we might be able to take home from the…

συγγραφέας: David Corfield

Αναρτήθηκε στις 20 Jul, 2005 στην κατηγορία: Conferences

Seeking common grounds under the Mediterranean sun

It was the right setting for a mathematical gathering: the bright Mediterranean sun overhead, the blue Aegean below, and the stark hills of the Greek countryside all around. All bright…

συγγραφέας: Amir Alexander

Αναρτήθηκε στις 19 Jul, 2005 στην κατηγορία: Conferences

A discussion with Apostolos Doxiadis

Writer Apostolos Doxiadis was one of the first people on the organizing committee of “Mathematics and Narrative”. In this informal chat, held a few days after the meeting, we ask…

Αναρτήθηκε στις 16 Jul, 2005 στην κατηγορία: Conferences

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